Unix in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself : Covers OS X, Linux, and Solaris, Paperback / softback Book

Unix in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself : Covers OS X, Linux, and Solaris Paperback / softback


Learn to use Unix, OS X, or Linux quickly and easily!In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Unix in 24 Hours helps you get up and running with Unix and Unix-based operating systems such as Mac OS X and Linux. Designed for beginners with no previous experience using Unix, this book's straightforward, step-by-step approach makes it easy to learn. Each lesson clearly explains essential Unix tools and techniques from the ground up, helping you to become productive as quickly and efficiently as possible. Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Unix tasks. Practical, hands-on examples show you how to apply what you learn. Quizzes and exercises help you test your knowledge and stretch your skills. Notes and tips point out shortcuts and solutionsLearn how to... Pick the command shell that's best for youOrganize the Unix file system (and why)Manage file and directory ownership and permissionsMaximize your productivity with power filters and pipesUse the vi and emacs editorsCreate your own commands and shell scriptsConnect to remote systems using SSH and SFTPTroubleshoot common problemsList files and manage disk usageGet started with Unix shell programmingSet up printing in a Unix environmentArchive and back up filesSearch for information and filesUse Perl as an alternative Unix programming languageSet up, tweak, and make use of the GNOME graphical environmentContents at a GlanceHOUR 1: What Is This Unix Stuff?HOUR 2: Getting onto the System and Using the Command LineHOUR 3: Moving About the File SystemHOUR 4: Listing Files and Managing Disk UsageHOUR 5: Ownership and PermissionsHOUR 6: Creating, Moving, Renaming, and Deleting Files and DirectoriesHOUR 7: Looking into FilesHOUR 8: Filters, Pipes, and Wildcards!HOUR 9: Slicing and Dicing Command-Pipe DataHOUR 10: An Introduction to the vi EditorHOUR 11: Advanced vi Tricks, Tools, and TechniquessHOUR 12: An Overview of the emacs EditorHOUR 13: Introduction to Command ShellsHOUR 14: Advanced Shell InteractionHOUR 15: Job ControlHOUR 16: Shell Programming OverviewHOUR 17: Advanced Shell ProgrammingHOUR 18: Printing in the Unix EnvironmentHOUR 19: Archives and BackupsHOUR 20: Using Email to CommunicateHOUR 21: Connecting to Remote Systems Using SSH and SFTPHOUR 22: Searching for Information and FilesHOUR 23: Perl Programming in UnixHOUR 24: GNOME and the GUI EnvironmentAppendix A: Common Unix Questions and Answers


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
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  • Category: UNIX
  • ISBN: 9780672337307



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