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Authors: Kenneth H. Rosen, Douglas A. Host, Rachel Klee
ISBN-13: 9780072263367, ISBN-10: 0072263369
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Date Published: December 2006
Edition: REV

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Author Biography: Kenneth H. Rosen

Ken Rosen is a distinguished author of textbooks in computer science and mathematics with more than 22 years of experience working at AT&T and Bell Labs.

Douglas Host worked at AT&T and Bell Labs and has more than 29 years' experience working on computing and network projects.

Rachel Klee is a computer science teacher and UNIX expert.

James Farber is a member of the technical staff at Avaya and formerly worked at AT&T and Bell Labs.

Richard Rosinski is vice president of professional services at VoiceGenie Technologies and worked at AT&T and Bell Labs for 18 years.

Book Synopsis

The Definitive Resource on UNIX

Master UNIX—including Linux, HP-UX, UnixWare, and Solaris—using the in-depth insight offered in this authoritative reference. Written by experts at AT&T Labs, UNIX's birthplace, UNIX: The Complete Reference provides a detailed discussion of system and network administration, application development, and UNIX/NT integration. You'll get step-by-step instructions on how to begin using UNIX, how to install and configure UNIX on your PC, and how to use the tools and utilities that make UNIX so useful. Whether you are new to UNIX or an experienced user wanting to expand your expertise, UNIX: The Complete Reference is your one-stop resource for all you need to know about UNIX.

Inside, you'll find out how to:

  • Master UNIX commands and UNIX graphical user interfaces including: CDE, KDE, and Enlightenment
  • Connect to the Internet and send cross-platform e-mail
  • Use a Web browser and create Web pages
  • Administer UNIX Systems, including Linux, HP-UX, and Solaris
  • Integrate UNIX and Windows
  • Connect your computer to servers and networks
  • Set up and configure your Web server using Apache
  • Develop applications with shell programming, awk, Perl, Tcl, C++, and Java
  • Protect your system to achieve optimal security

Table of Contents

2Getting Started39
3Starting Out with Linux69
4Getting Started with Solaris91
5Getting Started with CDE115
6Basics: Files and Directories141
7Working with Files and Directories169
8The Shell207
9Enhanced Shells239
10Text Editing with vi and emacs271
11Electronic Mail323
12Networking with TCP/IP391
13The Internet423
14Tools: Filters and Utilities509
15Shell Programming I561
16Shell Programming II593
19The Tcl Family of Tools707
20Processes and Scheduling737
22Basic System Administration795
23Advanced System Administration845
24Client/Server Computing887
25Network Administration917
26X Windows971
27Using UNIX and Windows Together1003
28UNIX Applications and Free Software1031
29Developing Applications I1061
30Developing Applications II1099
31An Overview of Java1141
AText Editing with ed1177
BHow to Find Out More1207
CCommand Summaries1231




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