Guide to UNIX Using Linux (4th Edition) by Michael Palmer

By Michael Palmer

Written with a transparent, elementary writing kind and filled with step by step tasks for direct, hands-on studying, advisor to UNIX utilizing Linux, 4E is the suitable source for studying UNIX and Linux from the floor up. by utilizing useful examples, end-of-chapter reports, and interactive workouts, beginner clients are reworked into convinced UNIX/Linux clients who can hire utilities, grasp documents, deal with and question facts, create scripts, entry a community or the web, and navigate renowned consumer interfaces and software program. The up-to-date 4th version accommodates assurance of the most recent types of UNIX and Linux, together with new models of crimson Hat, Fedora, SUSE, and Ubuntu Linux. a brand new bankruptcy has additionally been extra to hide easy networking utilities, and a number of other chapters were elevated to incorporate additional info at the KDE and GNOME pcs, in addition to assurance of the preferred place of work suite. With a powerful specialise in common UNIX and Linux instructions which are transferable to all models of Linux, this e-book is a "must-have" for a person looking to advance their wisdom of those structures.

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A. Ctrl+b b. Alt+End c. Ctrl+2 d. Shift+Alt+m 4. You haven’t changed your user account password for several months and now decide to create a new password. Which of the following commands should you use? a. changepass b. newpass c. cat -p d. passwd 5. You have forgotten the purpose of the -n option in the cat command. Which of the following can you enter at the Linux command line to find out what the -n option does when used with cat? a. what’s cat -n b. cat c. man cat d. find -n for cat Review Questions 33 6.

What Linux command can you use to quickly determine Friday’s date? a. cal b. date -cal c. weekday d. time -d 3. While you are typing a command, you misspell the name of a file you want to specify with the command. Which of the following command-line key combinations enables you to go back and fix your error? a. Ctrl+b b. Alt+End c. Ctrl+2 d. Shift+Alt+m 4. You haven’t changed your user account password for several months and now decide to create a new password. Which of the following commands should you use?

1 20 Chapter 1 Figure 1-9 Figure 1-10 The Essence of UNIX and Linux man page for the cal command Additional information from the man documentation for the cal command Using Commands 21 Many systems also offer info pages in addition to the man pages. Sometimes the info pages provide more information about commands, and sometimes the man pages do. Further, a new command might only be covered in man or info. If you need help with a particular command, consider checking both sources. For example, to find out about the who command, enter info who.

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