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UNIX in a Nutshell » (4TH)

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Authors: Arnold Robbins, Mike Loukides (Editor), Colleen Gorman
ISBN-13: 9780596100292, ISBN-10: 0596100299
Format: Paperback
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Date Published: October 2005
Edition: 4TH

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Author Biography: Arnold Robbins

Arnold Robbins, an Atlanta native, is a professional programmer and technical author. He has worked with Unix systems since 1980, when he was introduced to a PDP-11 running a version of Sixth Edition Unix. He has been a heavy AWK user since 1987, when he became involved with gawk, the GNU project's version of AWK. As a member of the POSIX 1003.2 balloting group, he helped shape the POSIX standard for AWK. He is currently the maintainer of gawk and its documentation. He is also coauthor of the sixth edition of O'Reilly's Learning the vi Editor. Since late 1997, he and his family have been living happily in Israel.

Book Synopsis

The latest edition of this bestselling reference brings UNIX into the 21st century. It's been reworked to keep current with the broader state of UNIX in today's world and to highlight the strengths of this operating system in all its various flavors.

Table of Contents

Pt. ICommands and shells
2Unix commands13
3The Unix shell : an overview341
4The bash and korn shells347
5tcsh : an extended C shell417
6Package management467
Pt. IIText editing and processing
7Pattern matching535
8The emacs editor543
9The vi, ex, and vim editors561
10The sed editor595
11The awk programming language611
Pt. IIISoftware development
12Source code management : an overview637
13The revision control system643
14The concurrent versions system659
15The subversion version control system697
16The GNU make utility745
17The GDB debugger765
18Writing manual pages813
Pt. IVReferences
ISO 8859-1 (Latin-1) character set829




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