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Author Peek, Jerry D., author

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 : O'Reilly, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 157 pages) : illustrations
Contents Working in the Unix Environment -- Syntax of Unix Command Lines -- Types of Commands -- The Unresponsive Terminal -- Using Window Systems -- Introduction to Windowing -- Starting X -- Running Programs -- Working with a Mouse -- Working with Windows -- Other Window Manager Features -- Unresponsive Windows -- Other X Window Programs -- Quitting -- Using Your Unix Account -- The Unix Filesystem -- Looking Inside Files with less -- Protecting and Sharing Files -- Graphical Filesystem Browsers -- Completing File and Directory Names -- Changing Your Password -- Customizing Your Account -- File Management -- File and Directory Names -- File and Directory Wildcards -- Creating and Editing Files -- Managing Your Files -- Printing Files -- Redirecting I/O -- Standard Input and Standard Output -- Pipes and Filters -- Using the Internet and Other Networks -- Remote Logins -- Windows from Other Computers -- Lynx, a Text-based Web Browser -- Transferring Files -- Electronic Mail -- Usenet News -- Interactive Chat -- Multitasking -- Running a Command in the Background -- Checking on a Process -- Cancelling a Process -- Documentation -- Shell Aliases and Functions -- Programming -- Using Unix on Non-Unix Systems
Notes "A concise guide for the new user"--Cover
"Includes quick ref card"--Cover
Includes index
Previous edition: 1998
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Print version record
Subject UNIX (Computer file)
Operating systems (Computers)
Form Electronic book
Author Strang, John, 1961-
Todino, Grace.
ISBN 1491904690 (electronic bk.)
9781491904695 (electronic bk.)