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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Getting Started

    1. Working in the UNIX Environment

    2. Syntax of UNIX Command Lines

    3. Types of Commands

    4. The Unresponsive Terminal

  2. Chapter 2 Using Window Systems

    1. Introduction to Windowing

    2. Starting X

    3. Running Programs

    4. Working with a Mouse

    5. Working with Windows

    6. Other X Clients

    7. Quitting

  3. Chapter 3 Your UNIX Account

    1. The UNIX Filesystem

    2. Looking Inside Files

    3. Protecting and Sharing Files

    4. Electronic Mail

    5. Changing Your Password

    6. Customizing Your Account

  4. Chapter 4 File Management

    1. Methods of Creating Files

    2. File and Directory Names

    3. File and Directory Wildcards

    4. Managing Your Files

    5. Printing Files

  5. Chapter 5 Redirecting I/O

    1. Standard Input and Standard Output

    2. Pipes and Filters

  6. Chapter 6 Multitasking

    1. Running a Command in the Background

    2. Checking on a Process

    3. Cancelling a Process

  7. Chapter 7 Where to Go from Here

    1. Standard UNIX Documentation

    2. Shell Aliases and Functions

    3. Programming

  1. Appendix Reading List

    1. General UNIX Books

    2. Text Processing and Programming

    3. Shells

    4. The X Window System

  2. Appendix Reference

    1. Commands and Their Meanings

    2. Special Symbols

  3. Colophon