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Authors: Dave Taylor
ISBN-13: 9780672328145, ISBN-10: 0672328143
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sams
Date Published: August 2005
Edition: REV

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Author Biography: Dave Taylor

Dave Taylor is the founder of Growing Ventures, Inc., a consultancy that matches professional service providers with startups. He the creator of The Internet Mall and, and helps startups with strategies and tactics. Dave is also the creator of the Elm mail system for Unix; he contributed to the development of BSD 4.4, and has published various books, including the third edition of Sams Teach Yourself Unix in 24 Hours.

Book Synopsis

This beginners' guide introduces the basic commands for working in the Unix operating system and explains the organization of the Unix file system. The 24 lessons cover full-screen editing tools for Unix, the Bourne Again shell (bash), job control, shell programming, printing, archives and backups, email, remote systems, searching for files, Perl programming, and GNOME. Annotation © 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Table of Contents

Hour 1What is this Unix stuff?3
Hour 2Getting onto the system and using the command line25
Hour 3Moving about the file system41
Hour 4Listing files and managing disk usage61
Hour 5Ownership and permissions85
Hour 6Creating, moving, renaming, and deleting files and directories109
Hour 7Looking into files125
Hour 8Filters, pipes, and wildcards!143
Hour 9Slicing and dicing command-pipe data167
Hour 10An introduction to the vi editor181
Hour 11Advanced vi tricks, tools, and techniques213
Hour 12An overview of the emacs editor245
Hour 13Introduction to command shells269
Hour 14Advanced shell interaction287
Hour 15Job control303
Hour 16Shell programming overview323
Hour 17Advanced shell programming343
Hour 18Printing in the Unix environment357
Hour 19Archives and backups375
Hour 20Communicating with email395
Hour 21Using telnet, SSH, and ftp417
Hour 22Searching for information and files435
Hour 23Perl programming in Unix447
Hour 24GNOME and the GUI environment461
App. ACommon Unix questions and answers479
App. BWorking with the Apache Web server487




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