Learning the vi editor
Publisher: Wikibooks 2006
Number of pages: 82
vi is a powerful editor that is ubiquitous amongst Unix and Unix-like operating systems, but is available on many other operating systems. Even if you use another editor you must have a passing knowledge of vi as an administrator. Sometimes vi is the only editor available when your computer crashes leaving a minimal system for you to repair.
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by Frank G. Fiamingo - The Ohio State University
Systems administration is the installation and maintenance of the UNIX computer system. The system administrator will need to maintain the software and hardware for the system. This includes hardware configuration, software installation, etc.
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 Machtelt Garrels
Useful concepts in the daily life of a Bash user. Basic shell knowledge is required. Discussion about common shell practices and building blocks, grep, awk and sed tools with more examples. The second part is about loops, functions and traps.
This book covers the practical aspects of using and interacting with the Bourne Shell, the root of all shells in Unix world. That includes interacting with the shell on a day-to-day basis for the purposes of operating the computer in normal tasks.