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Unix (Visual QuickStart Guide)

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What was once regarded as the purview of programmers and administrators is now making its way to users' desktops-most notably via Mac OS X-and users have begun to take note. When you're ready to get to the heart of it all-to the operating system at the core of the Internet, the intranet, and quite possibly your own desktop-there's no better way to start than by consulting

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Paperback, Second Edition, 418 pages
Published March 27th 2003 by Peachpit Press (first published January 1st 1998)
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minhhai
May 30, 2016 minhhai rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: english, misc
A quick course on Unix. Very clear, straight to the point with examples and screen shots.

The book focused on the usage of basic Unix commands in dealing with directories, files, accounts, some system configurations and emails. For each command, the book provided with a brief explanation of its functionality, a couple of -flag options and some demonstrating examples (with screen shots which I found very helpful). Upon finishing the book (and preferably working out the examples), the reader should
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Guillermo
Aug 09, 2013 Guillermo rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book because it contains clear explanations about the most used commands in the Unix/Linux world. The author makes a great job by providing examples, along with screenshots of the text editor windows and shell outputs.
Joe Saloom
Jan 19, 2010 Joe Saloom rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: school
This is a very easy to understand book that helped me get an A in my UNIX programming course. I would recommend this to anyone!
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