A Practical Guide to the UNIX System

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Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Company, 1995 - Computers - 800 pages
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The Third Edition of this invaluable tutorial and reference focuses on the Berkeley Software Distribution 4.3 and SunOS releases of UNIX, and includes appendices on the POSIX Standard and ULTRIX. Also added are chapters on Graphical User Interface, Networking, the EMACS text editor, and the KornShell. All three shells (Bourne, C, and Korn) are covered in full. Part I provides a step-by-step tutorial for anyone who wants to use UNIX for programming, e-mail, networking, or other applications. Numerous examples, exercises, and review questions contribute to "hands-on" learning of commands and functions. Part II covers more than 70 UNIX utility programs, with examples that are useful applications, making this the ideal reference for both novice and experienced UNIX users.

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A classic ready-reference that's essential to a SysAdm's desk. Critics might say it's dated but almost all topics are fundamentally valid for Unices. The book's strength is explaining how to use ... Read full review


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Mark G. Sobell is president of Sobell Associates Inc., a consulting firm that specializes in UNIX/Linux training, support, and custom software development. He is the author of many best-selling UNIX and Linux books and has more than twenty-five years of experience working with UNIX and Linux.

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