UNIX? for DOS Users

  • Publish Date: 1995-07-26
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Martin R. Arick
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If you're a DOS user, you're already on your way to learning UNIX(r)

With this unique book and your knowledge of DOS, you can learn basic and advanced UNIX commands with minimum pain and maximum speed. Many DOS operations have equivalent operations in UNIX. You begin by examining these equivalents and learning the commands required to execute them. Once you've grasped the basics, you can begin to exploit your knowledge of UNIX to explore those systems on the Internet that you usually pass by because you need UNIX commands to navigate them. This unparalleled guide:

  • Compares the styles and user environments of DOS and UNIX systems
  • Describes the UNIX file structure and how to use your knowledge of DOS to name files and directories
  • Provides special tables for a detailed comparison of DOS and UNIX commands, both by name and function
  • Explains how to use the vi editor, run applications, and operate Korn shell and C shell programs
  • Discusses the sending and receiving of electronic messages in UNIX, as well as special pointers for working with diskettes
  • Covers UNIX networking and interactions on the Internet
  • Includes copious examples and exercise problems that you can use to practice as you learn So don't let the thought of UNIX make you tremble; find out how much you already know and how quickly you can learn the rest.


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