- Provide a guide for Unix that acts as a beginner's guide as well as a foundations reference manual.
- The book is designed for both individual study and laboratory sessions. All important commands and principles are in "Step Boxes". These boxes contain command input, output and commentary. The sequences of nearly 70 boxes comprise almost an entire Unix tutorial.
- Focuses on System V, Release 4 Unix.
- Covers common tasks an engineer might encounter: file editing, file management, email, web browsing, FTP, process management, finding on-line help.
This introductory textbook covers the basics of file editing, communication, directories, file management, utilities, general command-line syntax, security, and shells. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)