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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Why Use Unix?

    1. The Power of Unix

    2. Thousands of Free Applications

    3. Power Internet Connections

    4. A Simple Guided (Unix) Tour

    5. The 10 Most Common Unix Commands

  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 Mac OS X Filesystem

    2. Listing Files and Directories

    3. Protecting and Sharing Files

    4. Changing Your Password

    5. Superuser Privileges with sudo

    6. Exploring External Volumes

  4. Chapter 4 File Management

    1. File and Directory Names

    2. File and Directory Wildcards

    3. Looking Inside Files

    4. grep

    5. Creating and Editing Files

    6. Managing Files

  5. Chapter 5 Finding Files and Information

    1. The Oddly Named 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

    3. Practice

  9. Chapter 9 Of Windows and X11

    1. X11

    2. X11 and the Internet

  10. Chapter 10 Open Source Software Via Fink

    1. Installing Fink

    2. Using FinkCommander

    3. Some Picks

  11. Chapter 11 Where to Go from Here

    1. Documentation

    2. Customizing your Unix Experience

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