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Authors: Jerry D. Peek, John Strang, Grace Todino
ISBN-13: 9780596002619, ISBN-10: 0596002610
Format: Paperback
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Date Published: November 2001
Edition: Subsequent

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Author Biography: Jerry D. Peek

is a long time user of the Unix operating system. He has acted as a Unix consultant, courseware developer, and instructor. He is one of the originating authors of Unix Power Tools and the author of Learning the Unix Operating System by O'Reilly.

Strang is an Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Rochester, NY. His research interests are in CAT scan and MRI of the body, as well as in computerization of radiologic images.

Book Synopsis

A handy book for someone just starting with Unix or Linux, and an ideal primer for Mac and PC users of the Internet who need to know a little about Unix on the systems they visit. The most effective introduction to Unix in print, covering Internet usage for email, file transfers, web browsing, and many major and minor updates to help the reader navigate the ever-expanding capabilities of the operating system.

Table of Contents

1Getting Started1
2Using Windows Systems17
3Using Your Unix Account42
4File Management66
5Redirecting I/O87
6Using the Internet and Other Networks97
8Where to Go from Here136




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