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The UNIX Operating System

The UNIX Operating System
Author: Kaare Christian - Susan Richter
ISBN 13: 9780471586845
ISBN 10: 471586846
Edition: 3
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 1993-11-17
Format: Paperback
Pages: 576
List Price: $50.00

Contains over 50 percent new and expanded material and guides readers through every aspect of UNIX—from basic commands to shell programming to systems administration. Provides readers with useful quick summary sections that explain the important differences between UNIX versions. Includes special chapters on networking, security and Window systems.


A text discussing both introductory and advanced topics as well as giving a summary of the major differences among the different versions of UNIX, including System V Release 4 and Berkeley Version 4.3. Tables summarize the key command line options for most important commands. This revised, updated, and expanded edition (1st ed., 1989) adds new chapters on security, windowing systems, networking, and systems administration. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)