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UNIX in a Nutshell, 4th Edition

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As an open operating system, Unix can beimproved on by anyone and everyone: individuals, companies, universities, andmore. As a result, the very nature of Unix has been altered over the years bynumerous extensions formulated in an assortment of versions. Today, Unixencompasses everything from Sun's Solaris to Apple's Mac OS X and more varietiesof Linux than you can easily name. The latest edition of this bestsellingreference brings Unix into the 21st century. It's been reworked to keep currentwith the broader state of Unix in today's world and highlight the strengths ofthis operating system in all its various flavors. Detailing all Unix commandsand options, the informative guide provides generous descriptions and examplesthat put those commands in context. Here are some of the new features you'llfind in Unix in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition:

  • Solaris 10, the latest version of the SVR4-based operating system, GNU/Linux, and Mac OS X
  • Bash shell (along with the 1988 and 1993 versions of ksh)
  • tsch shell (instead of the original Berkeley csh)
  • Package management programs, used for program installation on popular
  • GNU/Linux systems, Solaris and Mac OS X
  • GNU Emacs Version 21
  • Introduction to source code management systems
  • Concurrent versions system
  • Subversion version control system
  • GDB debugger

AsUnix has progressed, certain commands that were once critical have fallen intodisuse. To that end, the book has also dropped material that is no longerrelevant, keeping it taut and current. If you're a Unix user or programmer,you'll recognize the value of this complete, up-to-date Unix reference. Withchapter overviews, specific examples, and detailed command.


Anil Kumar Gupta
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