UNIX User's Handbook by Marty Poniatowski

By Marty Poniatowski

UNIX end-users desperately desire an updated reference advisor with genuine intensity: one who teaches UNIX instructions and does not simply checklist them! In UNIX User's guide, moment version, best-selling UNIX writer Marty Poniatowski covers each subject UNIX clients have to master-with extraordinary readability and useful, real-world examples. half 1 brings togther thorough insurance of just about each key element of daily UNIX operation and end-user management. half 2 offers an in-depth programming reference. half three covers each prime choice for home windows interoperability. This new version has been up-to-date all through and redesigned for even speedier, more straightforward entry to details. no matter what your event, no matter what UNIX model you employ, you will not discover a extra worthwhile reference!

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Many such protocols exist. Table 1-2 lists some of the more commonly used protocols. Table 1-2. Commonly Used Protocol Specifiers URL Result file:< pathname> Load a local file into browser as specified by . ftp:// File Transfer Protocol (ftp) will be used. gopher:// A host offering Gopher services will be used. http:// A desired web page to access will be used. https:// A desired secure web page to access will be used. news:// A network news server will be used. These are the most commonly used protocols used in conjunction with a browser.

Figure 1-12 is a high-level depiction of a UNIX system: Figure 1-12. High-Level UNIX System Structure Before describing this figure, I'll first mention that everyone has a somewhat different way of viewing the components of UNIX. This figure contains the most important components from a user perspective. At the heart of this diagram is the hardware. UNIX, in its many forms, now runs on many different types of hardware. I won't cover much in the way of hardware in this book, because so many options are related to the hardware on which UNIX runs.

Sw: sessions . . ls Summary 58 (skip remainder of the listing) 59 I have shown you what I believe to be the most important, and most often used, ls options. Because you may have future needs to list files and directories based on other criteria, I provide you with a list of most ls options. There is no substitute, however, for issuing the man ls command. Whatever I provide is only a summary. Viewing the man pages for ls gives you much more information. The following is a summary of the more commonly used ls options: ls - List the contents of a directory Options -a List all entries.

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