Unix Books

Teach Yourself the Unix C Shell in 14 Days (Unix Library)

With this comprehensive tutorial of step-by-step lessons, users learn how to utilize the UNIX C shell to optimize their system, increase productivity, and work more efficiently.– Explains the C shell’s capabilities for programming– Shows users how to design and write their own C shell scripts– Covers shell variables, customization of the user environment, file redirection, pipes, filters, and …

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Mac OS X Panther in a Nutshell

An instant success among newcomers, longtime Apple® fans and serious Unix® users alike, the Mac OS® X operating system combines stability, simplicity and elegance, and a stunning user interface. What more could Mac users want or need? The answer, of course, is Mac OS X Panther–a sleek and powerful overhaul of Mac OS X that promises to revitalize …

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UNIX CD Bookshelf, 3.0

If you’ve heard the phrase, “”You can’t take it with you,”” you may have thought, sadly, that it referred to your trusted shelf of O’Reilly Unix books. Thorough, reliable, and all encompassing, these books are unfortunately not especially portable en masse–unless, of course, you have a copy of the “”Unix CD Bookshelf. The “”Unix CD Bookshelf keeps …

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Learning the bash Shell, 2nd Edition

The first thing users of the Linux operating system come face to face with is the shell. “Shell” is the UNIX term for a user interface to the system — something that lets you communicate with the computer via the keyboard and display. Bash, the Free Software Foundation’s “Bourne Again Shell,” is the default shell for …

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Using csh & tcsh (Nutshell Handbooks)

If you use UNIX, you probably use csh to type commands even if you’ve never heard of it. It’s the standard shell (command line) on most UNIX systems. tcsh is an enhanced version that’s freely available and highly recommended.Using csh & tcsh describes from the beginning how to use these shells interactively. More important, …

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Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition

Over the last few years, Linux has grown both as an operating system and a tool for personal and business use. Simultaneously becoming more user friendly and more powerful as a back-end system, Linux has achieved new plateaus: the newer filesystems have solidified, new commands and tools have appeared and become standard, and the desktop–including new desktop environments–have …

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Sams Teach Yourself Shell Programming in 24 Hours (2nd Edition)

The vast majority of users utilize the Korn Shell or some variant of the Bourne Shell, such as bash. Sams Teach Yourself Shell Programming in 24 Hours covers these shells. It begins with a generalized tutorial of Unix and tools and then moves into detailed coverage of shell programming. Sams Teach Yourself Shell Programming in …

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The New KornShell Command And Programming Language (2nd Edition)

This is a Second Edition of the best-selling guide to the KornShell command and programming language by the original inventors of the language. It provides a specification for the KornShell language, tutorial material for those new to ksh (the program that implements the KornShell language), and a comprehensive reference for all ksh users. …

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