Unix for the Beginning Mage by Joe Topjian

By Joe Topjian

Unix for the start Mage is a brief ebook that teaches the very fundamentals to studying the Unix (and Unix-like working structures reminiscent of BSD and Linux) command line by utilizing spells and mages as metaphors. every thing from typing your first command to studying approximately Symbolic hyperlinks is roofed.

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Try using the cd command to go into the closet directory, but instead of typing closet, type: joe$ cd clo (press your tab key after o) Notice how the directory will automatically complete for you! s more than one, you need to hit tab twice. s time to Pimp that Prompt! t that cool, but if you want to think of it that way, then go for it! In order to change your prompt, you have to set an environment variable. t as hard as it sounds. s all for this advanced lesson! 35 Spells Learned in Chapter 3 Spell What it stands for What it does touch [name] touch Creates a blank file nano Nano One of several text-editors pico Pico Another text-editor cat [file1] ([file2])..

S that thing you put in your coffee machine so only the coffee gets to the pot and not the ground beans. Pipes do the same thing -- they only let things you want through. Say, for example, you cast joe$ ls /bin Casting a simple ls spell 64 You get a lot of spells returned. t want to see all of them? What if, just like the shelf file, you only wanted to see the ones that had the letter “d” in it? We could use both, grep and a pipe. t believe me? Just watch: joe$ ls /bin | grep d Casting ls with a pipe and grep Now you only see spells that have the letter “d” in them!

You open your front door only to see a huge tidal wave heading right toward your house. You slam the door shut and start running upstairs. The water breaks in and instantly floods the whole first floor. It starts coming up to the second floor, so you run up to the attic. Before it reaches the attic, the water, thankfully, stops rising. Now imagine if you had a water-proof hatch going to your second floor. When you climbed through it, you sealed the hatch and finished your cup of coffee with confidence.

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