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Macmillan Higher Education

Introducing UNIX and Linux

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Palgrave

Pages: 320
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Grassroots

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Paperback - 9780333987636

23 July 2002

$69.99

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Ebook - 9780230802452

03 March 2017

$79.99

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An introductory, tutorial style text covering the basics of UNIX and Linux for the complete beginner, this is a comprehensive and well written introduction to these operating systems. It assumes no prior knowledge of...

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An introductory, tutorial style text covering the basics of UNIX and Linux for the complete beginner, this is a comprehensive and well written introduction to these operating systems. It assumes no prior knowledge of programming nor any experience of using computers. UNIX and Linux are two of the most commonly used operating systems within the educational and corporate worlds and are growing in popularity. This book covers all the basic constructs and commands of UNIX and follows the 1993 POSIX.2 International Standard.

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Comprehensive and well written introduction for the complete beginner
Assumes no prior knowledge of programming or computing

Preface.- The Computing Environment.- UNIX and Linux Design and Organisation.- Installing Linux.- Getting Started.- Files.- Processes and Devices.- Introduction to Shells.- More on Shells.- Advanced Shell Programming.- Regular Expressions and Filters.- Awk.- Perl.- Maintaining your Linux OS.- Other Issues.- Answers to Problems.- Appendices.- Index.
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MIKE JOY is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at Warwick University. He has taught UNIX for the past 10 years and his previous publications include Beginning Unix (ITP, 1995).

STEPHEN JARVIS is a Lecturer in Computer Science at Warwick University. He previously worked as a Lecturer at Oxford University and has taught modules in programming at both universities. His previous publications include Concurrent Systems (McGraw Hill, 1995).

MICHAEL LUCK is a Lecturer in Computer Science at Southampton University. He has taught introductory programming since 1993 and his previous publications include Understanding Agent Systems (Springer, 2001).

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MIKE JOY is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at Warwick University. He has taught UNIX for the past 10 years and his previous publications include Beginning Unix (ITP, 1995).

STEPHEN JARVIS is a Lecturer in Computer Science at Warwick University. He previously worked as a Lecturer at Oxford University and has taught modules in programming at both universities. His previous publications include Concurrent Systems (McGraw Hill, 1995).

MICHAEL LUCK is a Lecturer in Computer Science at Southampton University. He has taught introductory programming since 1993 and his previous publications include Understanding Agent Systems (Springer, 2001).

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