Typographic Conventions

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The following table describes the typographic conventions used in this book.

Typeface or Symbol




The names of commands, files, and directories; on-screen computer output

Edit your .login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

machine_name% You have mail.


What you type, contrasted with on-screen computer output

 machine_name%  su  Password: 


Command-line placeholder: replace with a real name or value

To delete a file, type rm filename .


Book titles, new words or terms, or words to be emphasized

Read Chapter 6 in User's Guide . These are called class options.

You must be root to do this.

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Migrating to the Solaris Operating System
Migrating to the Solaris Operating System: The Discipline of UNIX-to-UNIX Migrations
ISBN: 0131502638
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 70

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