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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Getting Into Unix

    1. Why Use Unix?

    2. Launching Terminal

    3. Customizing Your Shell Environment

    4. Further Customization

  2. Chapter 2 Using the Terminal

    1. Working with the Terminal

    2. Syntax of a Unix Command Line

    3. Types of Commands

    4. The Unresponsive Terminal

  3. Chapter 3 Using Unix

    1. The Mac OS X Filesystem

    2. Protecting and Sharing Files

    3. Superuser Privileges with sudo

    4. Exploring External Volumes

  4. Chapter 4 File Management

    1. File and Directory Names

    2. File and Directory Wildcards

    3. Creating and Editing Files

    4. A Simpler vi Alternative: Pico

    5. Managing Files

  5. Chapter 5 Printing

    1. Formatting and Print Commands

    2. Non-PostScript Printers

  6. Chapter 6 Redirecting I/O

    1. Standard Input and Standard Output

    2. Pipes and Filters

  7. Chapter 7 Multitasking

    1. Running a Command in the Background

    2. Checking on a Process

    3. Canceling a Process

  8. Chapter 8 Accessing the Internet

    1. Remote Logins

    2. Transferring Files

  9. Chapter 9 Of Windows and Downloads

    1. X11

    2. Fink

    3. Some Picks

  10. Chapter 10 Where to Go from Here

    1. Documentation

    2. Shell Aliases and Functions

    3. Programming

    4. More Possibilities: Perl and Python

  1. Colophon