Summary: For an introductory course on UNIX.
UNIX for Programmers and Users, Third Edition follows in the tradition of previous editions to provide students with complete, up-to-date coverage of UNIX. In this new edition they will find information on basic concepts, popular utilities, shells, networking, systems programming, internals, system administration, and much more.
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- N ...show moreEW--New chapter on the Bash shell--The main shell in Linux.
- Provides coverage of this popular operating system.
- NEW--New information on Perl.
- Keeps students abreast of the latest advancements in Perl.
- NEW--New information on vi text editor.
- Keeps students abreast of the latest advancements in vi text editor.
- NEW--Improved exercises--Adds some easier exercises.
- Gives beginning students even more opportunities to practice the concepts learned.
- NEW--Improved labeling and captions of figures and examples.
- Explains more clearly to students what they are looking at.
- Concepts and related functions are grouped together.
- Allows students to use the text as a reference long after the class is over.
- Encourages students to "get up and running" as a user on a UNIX system regardless of what platform they are using.
- Exploration of the Bourne, C, and Korn shells in detail.
- Provides coverage of all the major UNIX shells.
- Chapter Objectives, projects, exercises, and a quiz--Appear in each chapter.
- Gives students an introduction to what they will be learning in the chapter as well as opportunities to practice and test their knowledge.
- Numerous illustrations, source code, and examples--Appear throughout.
- Draws students into the text.
- A chapter on the Internet--Includes a history, overview, and perspectives.
- Important to understand the Internet so as to better understand UNIX.
- A chapter on Windowing Systems--Includes an overview of X Windows System.
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Year Published: 2003