Harley Hahn's Guide to Unix and Linux is a modern, comprehensive text for anyone who wants to learn how to use Unix or Linux. The book is suitable as a primary or secondary textbook for classroom use, as well as for readers who want to teach themselves. The text covers all the basic concepts and tools Unix/Linux users need to master: Unix vs Linux, GUIs, the command line interface, the online manual, syntax, the shell, standard I/O and redirection, pipes and filters, vi, the Unix file system, and job control.
Hahn offers a thoroughly readable approach to teaching Unix & Linux by emphasizing core ideas and carefully explaining unfamiliar terminology. The book walks readers through Unix & Linux systems from the very beginning, assuming no prior knowledge and laying out material in a logical, straightforward manner. An experienced author, Hahn writes in a clear, engaging, and student-friendly style, resulting in a text that is both easy and entertaining to read. Motivating pedagogy, such as “What’s in a Name?” boxes and highlighted Hints provide readers with interesting background and helpful tips. For additional resources, readers can visit the author’s website at www.mhhe.com/harleyhahn
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Harley Hahn has a degree in mathematics and computer science from the University of Waterloo, Canada, and a graduate degree in computer science from the University of California at San Diego. Before becoming a professional writer and the author of more than two dozen books, Harley studied medicine at the University of Toronto. When Harley is not writing, he reads a lot, paints, plays the piano and gives advice to anyone who will listen.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math, 2008. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: A Personal Note from Harley HahnWalkthrough for Students and TeachersList of FiguresGlossary 1 Introduction to Unix 2 What is Unix? What is Linux? 3 The Unix Connection 4 Starting to Use Unix 5 GUIs: Graphical Users Interfaces 6 The Unix Work Environment 7 Using the Keyboard with Unix 8 Programs to Use Right Away 9 Documentation: The Unix Manual and Info 10 Command Syntax 11 The Shell 12 Using the Shell: Variables and Option 13 Using the Shell: Commands and Customization 14 Using the Shell: Initialization Files 15 Standard I/O, Redirection, and Pipes 16 Filters: Introduction and Basic Operations 17 Filters: Comparing and Extracting 18 Filters: Counting and Formatting 19 Filters: Selecting, Sorting, Combining, and Changing 20 Regular Expressions 21 Displaying Files 22 The vi Text Editor 23 The Unix Filesystem 24 Working with Directories Working with Files 26 Processes and Job Control Appendix A Summary of Unix Commands Covered in this Book Appendix B Summary of Unix Commands By Category Appendix C Summary of vi Commands Appendix D The ASCII Code Appendix E What To Do If You Forget The Root Password Appendix F Time Zones and 24-Hour Time Appendix G Shell Options and Shell variables. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0073133612
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