Open Computing's Best UNIX Tips Ever by Kenneth H. Rosen Douglas A. Host Richard R. Rosinski
Binding: Paperback Publisher: Mcgraw-Hill Osborne Media 1994 Date published: 1994 ISBN-13: 9780078819247 ISBN: 0078819245
About this title: A collection of tips covering all versions of UNIX System V, up to Release 4.2. It is designed to help new users implement everyday tasks, and to show experienced users how to work more effectively with UNIX. The authors present tips on UNIX shell programming, UNIX tools and program development under UNIX. There are also tips on communicaitons and networking, as well as on managing and administering UNIX systems. One key part of the book addresses the X Window environment, and shows how to customize the windowing environment. The book includes the Motif and OPEN LOOK interfaces, and is organized into various categories for easy access.
From the Publisher: Computer Models/Operating Systems helps new users get started and avoid common pitfalls. It provides new tips and tricks for experienced users and offers a gold mine of useful scripts and programs you can easily adapt. If you use the UNIX operating system, you couldn't ask for a better source of productive tips to put to use right away than Open Computing's Best UNIX Tips Ever. You'll find a wealth of common situations with answers to everyday problems - PLUS, examples of more unusual and complicated tasks. These unique solutions will have you working more efficiently than ever. Get a handle on the basics of UNIX, including setting up your system, organizing your files, and customizing the environment; learn efficient and powerful ways to edit, format, and print text; explore the vast resources of the Internet with tips on how to find them fast; discover how to communicate via electronic mail, transfer files, share files, and network with other systems; learn to use UNIX and DOS together and to communicate between environments; uncover the secrets of system and network administration, including tips on configuration, backup, and security strategies; find tips on using and customizing your X Window environment; learn to write shell programs and C programs, and to use such tools as PERL, AWK, and SED; and discover many really useful shortcuts to powerful solutions that help you use UNIX more effectively, efficiently, and enjoyably. For an outstanding resource that helps you use UNIX more productively, Open Computing's Best UNIX Tips Ever is the only choice.
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