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Author Peek, Jerry D.

Title Learning the Unix operating system / Jerry Peek, Grace Todino, and John Strang
Edition Fifth edition / additions and revisions by Jerry Peek
Published Sebastopol, CA ; Farnham : O'Reilly, 2002

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Description xiii, 157 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Getting started -- 2. Using Window systems -- 3. Using your UNIX account -- 4. File management -- 5. Redirecting I/O -- 6. Using the Internet and other networks -- 7. Multitasking -- 8. Where to go from here -- Glossary
Summary If you are new to Unix, this concise book will tell you just what you need to get started and no more. Unix was one of the first operating systems written in C, a high-level programming language, and its natural portability and low price made it a popular choice among universities. Initially, two main dialects of Unix existed: one produced by AT&T known as System V, and one developed at UC Berkeley and known as BSD. In recent years, many other dialects have been created, including the highly popular Linux operating system and the new Mac OS X (a derivative of BSD). Learning the Unix Operating System is a handy book for someone just starting with Unix or Linux, and it's an ideal primer for Mac and PC users of the Internet who need to know a little about Unix on the systems they visit. The fifth edition is an effective introduction to Unix, covering Internet usage for email, file transfers, web browsing, and many major and minor updates to help the reader navigate the ever-expanding capabilities of the operating system
Notes Previous ed.: 1998
Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject UNIX (Computer file)
Operating systems (Computers)
Author Strang, John, 1961-
Todino, Grace.
ISBN 0596002610 paperback