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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Why Use Unix?

    1. The Power of Unix

    2. Folders or Directories?

    3. Thousands of Free Applications

    4. Commands Included with Unix

    5. A Simple Guided (Unix) Tour

  2. Chapter 2 Using the Terminal

    1. Launching the Terminal

    2. Customizing Your Terminal Session

    3. Working with the Terminal

    4. Customizing the Shell Environment

    5. Advanced Shell Customization

    6. The Unresponsive Terminal

  3. Chapter 3 Exploring the Filesystem

    1. The OS X Filesystem

    2. Listing Files and Directories

    3. Calculating File Size and Disk Space

    4. Protecting and Sharing Files

    5. Changing Your Password

    6. Superuser Privileges with sudo

    7. Exploring External Volumes

  4. Chapter 4 File Management

    1. File and Directory Names

    2. File and Directory Wildcards

    3. Looking Inside Files

    4. Creating and Editing Files

    5. Managing Files

  5. Chapter 5 Finding Files and Information

    1. Searching Inside Files with the grep Command

    2. Finding Files with locate

    3. Using find to Explore Your Filesystem

    4. Shining a Light on Spotlight

  6. Chapter 6 Redirecting I/O

    1. Standard Input and Standard Output

    2. Pipes and Filters

    3. Printing

  7. Chapter 7 Multitasking

    1. Running a Command in the Background

    2. Checking on a Process

    3. Canceling a Process

    4. Launching GUI Applications

  8. Chapter 8 Taking Unix Online

    1. Remote Logins

    2. Transferring Files

  9. Chapter 9 Of Windows and X11

    1. X11

    2. GIMP, the X11 Graphics Editor

  10. Chapter 10 Where to Go from Here

    1. Documentation

    2. Customizing Your Unix Experience