UNIX: The Complete Reference, Second Edition (Google eBook)

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McGraw Hill Professional, Dec 19, 2006 - Computers - 912 pages
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The Definitive UNIX Resource--Fully Updated

Get cutting-edge coverage of the newest releases of UNIX--including Solaris 10, all Linux distributions, HP-UX, AIX, and FreeBSD--from this thoroughly revised, one-stop resource for users at all experience levels. Written by UNIX experts with many years of experience starting with Bell Laboratories, UNIX: The Complete Reference, Second Edition provides step-by-step instructions on how to use UNIX and take advantage of its powerful tools and utilities.

Get up-and-running on UNIX quickly, use the command shell and desktop, and access the Internet and e-mail. You'll also learn to administer systems and networks, develop applications, and secure your UNIX environment. Up-to-date chapters on UNIX desktops, Samba, Python, Java Apache, and UNIX Web development are included.

  • Install, configure, and maintain UNIX on your PC or workstation
  • Work with files, directories, commands, and the UNIX shell
  • Create and modify text files using powerful text editors
  • Use UNIX desktops, including GNOME, CDE, and KDE, as an end user or system administrator
  • Use and manage e-mail, TCP/IP networking, and Internet services
  • Protect and maintain the security of your UNIX system and network
  • Share devices, printers, and files between Windows and UNIX systems
  • Use powerful UNIX tools, including awk, sed, and grep
  • Develop your own shell, Python, and Perl scripts, and Java, C, and C++ programs under UNIX
  • Set up Apache Web servers and develop browser-independent Web sites and applications

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Contents

Basics
1
User Networking
225
System Administration
303
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Ken Rosen is a distinguished author of textbooks in computer science and mathematics with more than 22 years of experience working at AT&T and Bell Labs.

Douglas Host worked at AT&T and Bell Labs and has more than 29 years' experience working on computing and network projects.

Rachel Klee is a computer science teacher and UNIX expert.†

James Farber is a member of the technical staff at Avaya and formerly worked at AT&T and Bell Labs.

Richard Rosinski is vice president of professional services at VoiceGenie Technologies and worked at AT&T and Bell Labs for 18 years.†

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