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Unix Third Edition: Visual Quickstart Guide
By Deborah S. Ray, Eric J. Ray
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Pub Date: August 02, 2006
Print ISBN-10: 0-321-44245-8
Print ISBN-13: 978-0-321-44245-1
Pages: 448

Table of Contents  | Index

      How Do You Use This Book?
        Chapter 1.  Getting Started with Unix
      Getting Unix or Access to a Unix System
      Connecting to The Unix System
      Logging In
      Changing Your Password with passwd
      Listing Directories and Files with ls
      Changing Directories with cd
      Finding Yourself with pwd
      Piping Input and Output
      Redirecting Output
      Using Wildcards
      Viewing File Contents with more
      Displaying File Contents with cat
      Exploring the System
      Getting Help with man
      Logging Out
        Chapter 2.  Using Directories and Files
      Creating Directories with mkdir
      Creating Files with touch
      Copying Directories and Files with cp
      Listing Directories and Files with ls (More Goodies)
      Moving Files with mv
      Removing Files with rm
      Removing Directories with rmdir
      Finding Forgotten Files with find
      Locating Lost Files with locate
      Linking with ln (Hard Links)
      Linking with ln -s(Soft Links)
        Chapter 3.  Working with Your Shell
      Discovering What Shell You're Using
      Understanding Shells and Options
      Changing Your Shell with chsh
      Changing Your Shell Temporarily
      Using Completion in the bash Shell
      Viewing Session History in the bash Shell
      Using Completion in the zsh Shell
      Viewing Session History in the zsh Shell
      Using Completion in the ksh Shell
      Viewing Session History in the ksh Shell
      Viewing Session History in the csh Shell
      Changing Your Identity with su
      Fixing Terminal Settings with stty
      Exiting the Shell
        Chapter 4.  Creating and Editing Files
      Choosing an Editor
      Starting pico and Dabbling with It
      Saving in pico
      Cutting and Pasting Text Blocks in pico
      Checking Spelling in pico
      Getting Help in pico
      Exiting pico
      Starting vi and Dabbling with It
      Saving in vi
      Adding and Deleting Text in vi
      Importing Files into vi
      Searching and Replacing in vi
      Exiting vi
      Starting emacs and Dabbling with It
      Using emacs Menus to Spell-Check
      Saving in emacs
      Exiting emacs
        Chapter 5.  Controlling Ownership & Permissions
      Understanding File Ownership and Permissions
      Finding Out Who Owns What
      Finding Out Which Group You're In
      Changing the Group Association of Files and Directories with chgrp
      Changing Ownership of Files and Directories with chown
      Changing Permissions with chmod
      Translating Mnemonic Permissions to Numeric Permissions
      Changing Permission Defaults with umask
        Chapter 6.  Manipulating Files
      Counting Files and Their Contents with wc
      Viewing File Beginnings with head
      Viewing File Endings with tail
      Finding Text with grep
      Using Regular Expressions with grep
      Using Other Examples of Regular Expressions
      Making Global Changes with sed
      Changing Files with awk
      Comparing Files with cmp
      Finding Differences in Files with diff
      Finding Differences in Files with sdiff
      Sorting Files with sort
      Eliminating Duplicates with uniq
      Redirecting to Multiple Locations with tee
      Changing with tr
      Formatting with fmt
      Preparing to Print with pr
      Splitting Files with split
        Chapter 7.  Getting Information about the System
      Getting System Information with uname
      Viewing File Systems with df
      Determining Disk Usage with du
      Finding Out File Types with file
      Finding Out About Users with finger
      Learning Who Else is Logged in With who
      Learning Who Else is Logged in with w
      Getting Information about Your Userid with id
        Chapter 8.  Configuring Your Unix Environment
      Understanding Your Unix Environment
      Discovering Your Current Environment
      Adding or Changing Variables
      Looking at Your zsh Configuration Files
      Adding to Your zsh Path
      Changing Your zsh Prompt
      Looking at Your bash Configuration Files
      Adding to Your bash Path
      Changing Your bash Prompt
      Looking at Your ksh Configuration Files
      Changing Your ksh Path
      Changing Your ksh Prompt
      Looking at Your csh Configuration Files
      Changing Your csh Path
      Changing Your csh Prompt
      Setting Aliases with alias
        Chapter 9.  Running Scripts and Programs
      Running a Command
      Scheduling One-Time Jobs with at
      Scheduling Regularly Occurring Jobs with cron
      Suspending Jobs
      Checking Job Status with jobs
      Running Jobs in the Background with bg
      Running Jobs in the Foreground with fg
      Controlling Job Priority with nice
      Timing Jobs with time
      Finding Out What Processes are Running with ps
      Deleting Processes with kill
        Chapter 10.  Writing Basic Scripts
      Creating a Shell Script
      Running a Shell Script
      Making a Script Executable
      Getting a Head Start on Scripts with history
      Embedding Commands
      Looping Your Scripts
      Creating If-Then Statements
      Accepting Command-Line Arguments in Your Scripts
      Accepting Input While a Script Is Running
      Debugging Scripts
        Chapter 11.  Sending and Reading Email
      Choosing an Email Program and Getting Started
      Reading Email with pine
      Sending Email with pine
      Customizing pine
      Reading Email with mutt
      Sending Email with mutt
      Reading Email with mail
      Sending Email with mail
      Creating a Signature File
      Automatically Forwarding Incoming Messages
      Announcing an Absence with vacation
      Configuring procmail
      Responding to Email with procmail
        Chapter 12.  Accessing the Internet
      Getting Familiar with Unix Internet Lingo
      Logging in to Remote Systems with ssh
      Logging in to Remote Systems with telnet
      Communicating with Other Users Using write
      Communicating with Other Users Using talk
      Getting Files from the Internet with ftp
      Sharing Files on the Internet with ftp
      Surfing the Web with links
      Surfing the Web with lynx
      Downloading Web Sites with wget
      Checking Connections with ping
      Tracing Connections with traceroute
      Matching Domain Names with IP Numbers
      Choosing a News Reader
      Reading News with pine
      Reading News with tin
        Chapter 13.  Working with Encoded &Compressed Files
      Encoding Files with uuencode
      Section 13.2.  Decoding Files with uudecode
      Archiving with tar
      Unarchiving Files with tar
      Compressing Files with compress
      Uncompressing Files with uncompress
      Zipping a File or Directory with gzip
      Unzipping a gzip File with gunzip
      Zipping Files and Directories with zip
      Unzipping Zipped Files with unzip
      Combining Commands
        Chapter 14.  Installing Your Own Software
      Understanding Unix Software Installation
      Finding Unix Software
      Downloading, Placing, and Uncompressing Software
      Configuring Software
      Compiling and Installing with make install
        Chapter 15.  Using Handy Utilities
      Calendaring with cal
      Calculating with bc
      Evaluating Expressions with expr
      Converting with units
      Checking Spelling with ispell
      Looking it Up with look
      Printing with lp
      Keeping a Record of Your Session with script
        Chapter 16.  Being Root
      Acting Like root with sudo
      Becoming root with su
      Starting, Stopping, and Restarting Daemons
      Changing the System Configuration
      Monitoring the System
      Keeping Up with watch
      Checking Boot Messages with dmesg
      Setting the Date and Time
        Chapter 17.  Sensational Unix Tricks
      Cleaning Up HTML Documents with tidy
      Searching and Replacing Throughout Multiple Documents with Sed
      Generating Reports with awk
      Using Input to Customize Your Environment
      Using ROT13 Encoding with sed
      Embedding ROT13 Encoding in A Shell Script
      Making Backups with rsync
      Using Advanced Redirection with stderr
        Appendix A.  Unix Reference
        Appendix B.  What's What and What's Where
        Appendix C.  Commands and Flags

Unix(c) Visual Quickstart Guide
UNIX, Third Edition
ISBN: 0321442458
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2006
Pages: 251

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