Now extensively updated in its second edition, this book is a companion for users wanting to get to grips with the UNIX system and its facilities. Based on the two main implementations - System V and the Berkely enhancements - this book covers all the systems administration functions that are essential to the system's maintenance as well as the basic commands and configurations. This edition features: how UNIX works; coverage of the Bourne Shell and C Shell; example shell scripts to simulate DOS commands; coverage of topics such as adding users, password protection, system backup and recovery; and how to use the C compiler.
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology ISBN: 9780750620734 Number of pages: 449 Weight: 384 g Dimensions: 190 x 90 x 29 mm Edition: 2nd Revised edition
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