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Learning the UNIX Operating System

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If you are new to Unix, this concise book will tell you just what you need to get started and no more. Unix was one of the first operating systems written in C, a high-level programming language, and its natural portability and low price made it a popular choice among universities. Initially, two main dialects of Unix existed: one produced by AT&T known as System V, an ...more
Paperback, 5th edition, 176 pages
Published October 29th 2001 by O'Reilly Media (first published April 1st 1989)
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Michael Castaneda
Programers perform magic, and I want to be a magician.
Matthew Howell
For my purposes, this book is perfect for a quick read on basic use of Unix CLI. I work with Unix/Linux CLI infrequently enough to forget - but work with it frequently enough to need the information in a hurry when the time comes.
For absolute n00bs. You're probably better off reading a tutorial off the internet. It's short, so it's probably worth skimming if there's a copy lying around, but it's certainly not worth buying.
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