Visual QuickPro Guide

Unix for Mac OS X 10.4

Matisse Enzer

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The first edition of this book was dedicated to David Hawkins,

 {appledecwrlhplabs}!  well!dhawk 

It was David who taught me my first serious addition to a Unix command line:

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  command  awk '{print }'  sort  (u@  uniq -c  sort -nr 

and this quote from Horace

To know all things is not permitted .

to which David's response was

But you can still go deeper . . .

David died on July 24, 2000. There is an online memorial at www. river .org/~dhawk/ memorial .html.

This second edition is dedicated to someone I haven't met yetsomeone who picks up this book, uses it, and years later realizes the quixotic turns that his or her life has taken as a result of delving into the strange land that we call Unix.

Unix for Mac OS X 10. 4 Tiger. Visual QuickPro Guide
Unix for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: Visual QuickPro Guide (2nd Edition)
ISBN: 0321246683
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 161
Authors: Matisse Enzer

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