The UNIX-HATERS Handbook
by Simson Garfinkel, Daniel Weise, Steven Strassmann
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc 1994
Number of pages: 360
In the tradition of 12-step programs that help people overcome their addictions by sharing stories, The UNIX-Haters Handbook is the self-help guide for people affected by the world's most esoteric and most widely used operating system. Turn here for answers to all-important questions, such as... Why does the online documentation lie to us? Why does the operating system overwrite valuable files with garbage? Why does the user's guide bear no relationship to reality? Why do the commands have cryptic names that have no bearing on their function? What is a grep? What is vi? Do troffs live under bridges, or are they inverted trons? WHERE ARE THEY SENDING ALL THE UPPERCASE LETTERS?
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by F.G. Fiamingo, L. DeBula, L. Condron - The Ohio State University
Table of contents: History of Unix; Unix Structure; Getting Started; System Resources and Printing; Shells; Special Unix Features; Text Processing; Other Useful Commands; Shell Programming; Editors; Unix Command Summary; A Short Unix Bibliography.
by Chet Ramey, Brian Fox - Network Theory Ltd.
A description of the features that are present in the Bash shell. GNU Bash is an implementation of the POSIX.2 specification, with additional features from the C-shell and Korn shell. Most Bourne shell scripts can be run by Bash without modification.
This book is a guide to Unix and Unix-like operating systems, such as GNU/Linux and *BSD. The book targets Unix or non-Unix users seeking background, Unix system users, and Unix system administrators (background and administrator instructions).
by Peter H. Salus - Reed Media Services
In addition to covering a history of free and open source, The Daemon, the Gnu, and the Penguin explores how free and open software is changing the world. It is authored by Peter Salus, a noted UNIX, open source, and Internet historian and author.