Unix in a Nutshell
As an open operating system, Unix can be improved on by anyone and everyone: individuals, companies, universities, and more. As a result, the very nature of Unix has been altered over the years by numerous extensions formulated in an assortment of versions. Today, Unix encompasses everything from Sun's Solaris to Apple's Mac OS X and more varieties of Linux than you can easily name.
The latest edition of this bestselling reference brings Unix into the 21st century. It's been reworked to keep current with the broader state of Unix in today's world and highlight the strengths of this operating system in all its various flavors.
Detailing all Unix commands and options, the informative guide provides generous descriptions and examples that put those commands in context. Here are some of the new features you'll find in Unix in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition:
As Unix has progressed, certain commands that were once critical have fallen into disuse. To that end, the book has also dropped material that is no longer relevant, keeping it taut and current.
If you're a Unix user or programmer, you'll recognize the value of this complete, up-to-date Unix reference. With chapter overviews, specific examples, and detailed command.
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Review: Unix in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference - Covers GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and SolarisUser Review - عَبدُالكَرِيمْ الهاشمي - Goodreads
very vivid ... as if all the man pages included in one book. the most interesting part was the vi/vim text editor. Lot of repetitions killed the contents of the book yet still a good all in one place reference for unix/linux/mac/Solaris. Read full review
Review: Unix in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference - Covers GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and SolarisUser Review - Grace - Goodreads
I keep this by my computer. I can't remember awk syntax without it. Read full review