A Book by Mark G Sobell and Peter Seebach

A Practical Guide to UNIX for Mac OS X Users

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This combination reference and tutorial provides a comprehensive yet concise look at UNIX for users of Mac OS X. The book is fully up-to-date with the 10.4 (Tiger) release of OS X which is built on top of a UNIX system. Building upon Mark Sobell's A Practical Guide to the UNIX System, this book provides step-by-step tutorials for OS X users eager to get the most from the underlying UNIX system. Peter Seebach and Mark Sobell offer clear, straightforward coverage of hundreds of UNIX and Mac OS X UNIX specific commands and utilities, including Sobell's user-friendly 236-page command reference section that alone is worth the price of the book. Using a practical approach, this book provides hands-on examples and detailed explanations to demystify the UNIX environment. Designed for the novice to intermediate user, it covers basic user-level commands, shell programming, as well as more advanced utilities.



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