The Mac OS X Command Line
Unix Under the Hood
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: December 2006
Pages: 464

Work More Quickly and Easily—and Learn Some New Tricks
The Mac command line offers a faster, easier way to accomplish many tasks. It's also the medium for many commands that aren't accessible using the GUI. The Mac OS X Command Line is a clear, concise, tutorial-style introduction to all the major functionality provided by the command line. It's also packed with information the experienced users need, including little-known shortcuts and several chapters devoted to advanced topics. This is a book to get you started, but also a book you won’t soon outgrow.

Coverage includes:

  • Using Terminal, the gateway to the command line
  • Making Terminal easier to use with shortcuts
  • Configuring your shell: bash and tcsh
  • Navigating your file system in Terminal
  • Moving and copying files from the command line
  • Accessing hidden files with Terminal
  • Editing configuration files with command-line text editor
  • Finding any kind of file or content using simple commands
  • Printing from the command line
  • Archiving, compressing, and decompressing files
  • Managing users, groups, and permissions
  • Accessing network volumes and the Internet using simple commands
  • Managing programs and processes
  • Using system maintenance commands
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