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Part basic primer, part reference guide, this slim volume will make your life with UNIX much simpler. This book is specifically designed for those who are new to UNIX and contains neither introductory-level condescension nor advanced-level gibberish. Well-indexed and clearly mapped, Learning the UNIX Operating System will show you how to use and manage files and get your e-mail as well as how to perform more advanced tasks, such as redirecting standard input/output and multitasking your processes. Those new to the UNIX world will appreciate its concise presentation, and those reasonably familiar with UNIX will learn many new shortcuts, tricks, and tools. --Jennifer Buckendorff --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
A useful reference for those interested in the Unix operating system... -- Joe Huber, The Book Report, March/April 2002
Its small footprint makes it an ideal desk reference for the learning period. -- Major Keary, Book News, 2002 No 6 --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
First time unix programmer/user, it worked out well nice to have on hand when needed and ready to use when neededPublished on July 29 2013 by W Peter Acheson
This is a good first book on Unix. A reader of the book can decide which of the subjects covered in the book interests him, and go deeper by reading other books. Read morePublished on Feb. 19 2004