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Mendoza, Alfredo.
  Unix to Linux porting : a comprehensive reference / Alfredo Mendoza, Chakarat Skawratananond, Artis Walker.
     p. cm.
  ISBN 0-13-187109-9 (pbk. : alk. paper)  1.  Linux. 2.  UNIX (Computer file) 3.  Operating systems (Computers)  I.
Skawratananond, Chakarat. II. Walker, Artis. III. Title.
  QA76.76.O63M437 2006


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UNIX to Linux Porting. A Comprehensive Reference
UNIX to Linux Porting: A Comprehensive Reference
ISBN: 0131871099
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Year: 2004
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