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Linux Phrasebook


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  • Copyright 2006
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-672-32838-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-32838-1

Linux Phrasebook is sure to become the pocket guide that you keep within reach at all times. This concise, handy reference can be used "in the street," just like a language phrasebook. Skipping the usual tutorial on Linux, the Linux Phrasebook goes straight to practical Linux uses, providing immediate applicable solutions for day-to-day tasks. It includes code phrases that allow Linux users to employ the command line to complete onerous and repetitive tasks, as well as flexible code and commands can be customized to meet the needs of any Linux user. The concise information combined with random accessibility makes the Linux Phrasebook a robust, yet agile, reference guide that no Linux user should be without.

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Table of Contents

PART I:    Getting Started

 1    Things to Know About Your Command Line    5

 2    The Basics    15

 3    Learning About Commands    57

 4    Building Blocks    89

PART II:    Working tieh Files

 5    Viewing Files    105

 6    Printing and Managing Print Jobs    123

 7    Ownerships and Permissions    135

 8    Archiving and Compression    165

PART III:    Finding Stuff

  9    Finding Stuff: Easy    193

10    The find Command    219

PART IV:    Environment

11    Your Shell    237

12    Monitoring System Resources    247

13    Installing Software    269

PART V:    Networking

14    Connectivity    295

15    Working on the Network    325

16    Windows Networking    355


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