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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher For Dummies
Publication date January 30, 2004
Pages 384
Binding Paperback
Edition 5 sub
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780764541476
ISBN-10 0764541471
Dimensions 1.25 by 7.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.30 lbs.
Original list price $29.99
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Summary
A guide for beginning users covers all major versions of UNIX and explains how to locate files, browse the Web, handle files and directories, and transfer files over the Internet.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
  • UNIX For Dummies has been the standard for beginning UNIX references for nearly ten years, and this latest edition continues that tradition of success
  • This unparalled resource is updated to cover the latest applications of UNIX technology, including Linux and Mac desktops as well as how UNIX works with Microsoft server software
  • Thorough coverage of how to handle UNIX installation, file management, software, utilities, networks, Internet access, and other basic tasks
  • Aimed at the first-time UNIX desktop user growing accustomed to the ins and outs of the OS, as well as the beginning administrator who needs to get a handle on UNIX networking basics
  • Written by John Levine and Margaret Levine Young, longtime UNIX experts and highly experienced For Dummies authors


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With Margaret Levine Young | 5 sub edition from For Dummies (January 30, 2004)
9780764541476 | details & prices | 384 pages | 7.50 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $29.99
About: A guide for beginning users covers all major versions of UNIX and explains how to locate files, browse the Web, handle files and directories, and transfer files over the Internet.
With Margaret Levine Young | from For Dummies (September 1, 1998)
9780764504198 | details & prices | 476 pages | 7.50 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $21.99
About: An updated best-seller offers guidance in setting up UNIX applications, installing and managing UNIX software, working with LINUX OS, connecting to the Internet, troubleshooting, and more.
With Margaret Levine Young | from John Wiley & Sons Inc (July 1, 1997)
9780764501302 | details & prices | 376 pages | 7.50 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.65 lbs | List price $19.99
About: A guide for beginning users covers all major versions of UNIX and explains how to locate files, browse the Web, handle files and directories, and transfer files over the Internet
2nd edition from Not Applicable (June 1, 1995)
9781568849058 | details & prices | 7.50 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $19.99
About: Expert author John Levine builds on the success of the first edition by updating his discussion in a humorous fashion.
With Margaret Levine Young | from John Wiley & Sons Inc (April 1, 1993)
9781878058584 | details & prices | 369 pages | 7.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $19.95
About: Taking the mystery out of UNIX, this introduction to the program covers files and directories, basic UNIX commands, using the UNIX text editor, running the UNIX shell, and much more

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