UNIX Power Tools, 3/e (Paperback)

Shelley Powers, Jerry Peek, Tim O'Reilly, Mike Loukides

  • 出版商: O'Reilly Media
  • 出版日期: 2002-10-01
  • 定價: USD $74.99
  • 售價: $2,630
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 1200
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0596003307
  • ISBN-13: 9780596003302

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With the growing popularity of Linux and the advent of Darwin, Unix has metamorphosed into something new and exciting. No longer perceived as a difficult operating system, more and more users are discovering the advantages of Unix for the first time. But whether you are a newcomer or a Unix power user, you'll find yourself thumbing through the goldmine of information in the new edition of Unix Power Tools to add to your store of knowledge. Want to try something new? Check this book first, and you're sure to find a tip or trick that will prevent you from learning things the hard way.

The latest edition of this best-selling favorite is loaded with advice about almost every aspect of Unix, covering all the new technologies that users need to know. In addition to vital information on Linux, Darwin, and BSD, Unix Power Tools 3rd Edition now offers more coverage of bash, zsh, and other new shells, along with discussions about modern utilities and applications. Several sections focus on security and Internet access. And there is a new chapter on access to Unix from Windows, addressing the heterogeneous nature of systems today. You'll also find expanded coverage of software installation and packaging, as well as basic information on Perl and Python.

Unix Power Tools 3rd Edition is a browser's book...like a magazine that you don't read from start to finish, but leaf through repeatedly until you realize that you've read it all. Bursting with cross-references, interesting sidebars explore syntax or point out other directions for exploration, including relevant technical details that might not be immediately apparent. The book includes articles abstracted from other O'Reilly books, new information that highlights program tricks and gotchas, tips posted to the Net over the years, and other accumulated wisdom.

Affectionately referred to by readers as "the" Unix book, UNIX Power Tools provides access to information every Unix user is going to need to know. It will help you think creatively about UNIX, and will help you get to the point where you can analyze your own problems. Your own solutions won't be far behind.

Table of Contents

How to Use This Book


Part I. Basic Unix Environment

1. Introduction

2. Getting Help

Part II. Customizing Your Environment

3. Setting Up Your Unix Shell

4. Interacting with Your Environment

5. Getting the Most out of Terminals, xterm, and X Windows

6. Your X Environment

Part III. Working with Files and Directories

7. Directory Organization

8. Directories and Files

9. Finding Files with find

10. Linking, Renaming, and Copying Files

11. Comparing Files

12. Showing What's in a File

13. Searching Through Files

14. Removing Files

15. Optimizing Disk Space


Part IV. Basic Editing

16. Spell Checking, Word Counting, and Textual Analysis

17. vi Tips and Tricks

18. Creating Custom Commands in vi

19. GNU Emacs

20. Batch Editing

21. You Can't Quite Call This Editing

22. Sorting


Part V. Processes and the Kernel

23. Job Control

24. Starting, Stopping, and Killing Processes

25. Delayed Execution

26. System Performance and Profiling

Part VI. Scripting

27. Shell Interpretation

28. Saving Time on the Command Line

29. Custom Commands

30. The Use of History

31. Moving Around in a Hurry

32. Regular Expressions (Pattern Matching)

33. Wildcards

34. The sed Stream Editor

35. Shell Programming for the Uninitiated

36. Shell Programming for the Initiated

37. Shell Script Debugging and Gotchas

Part VII. Extending and Managing Your Environment

38. Backing Up Files

39. Creating and Reading Archives

40. Software Installation

41. Perl

42. Python

Part VIII. Communication and Connectivity

43. Redirecting Input and Output

44. Devices

45. Printing

46. Connectivity

47. Connecting to MS Windows


Part IX. Security

48. Security Basics

49. Root, Group, and User Management

50. File Security, Ownership, and Sharing

51. SSH