Linux in a Nutshell

Errata for Linux in a Nutshell

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

The following errata were submitted by our customers and approved as valid errors by the author or editor.

Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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(in the explanation of square brackets): Change "i.e., the

keyboard" to "e.g., the keyboard"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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changed all the "ora.com"s to "oreilly.com"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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(in the explanation of square brackets): Change "i.e., the

keyboard" to "e.g., the keyboard"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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changed all the "ora.com"s to "oreilly.com"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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3rd para: Change "branded as UNIX" to "branded as POSIX.1"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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3rd para: Change "branded as UNIX" to "branded as POSIX.1"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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line -1: changed "See also paste, join, and newform"

to "See also paste and join"

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1998
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under "paste", line 2: changed "See also cut, join,

newform, and pr" to "See also cut, join, and pr"

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1998
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description of exec: Change to "Execute a new shell or other

program."

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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description of exec: Change to "Execute a new shell or other

program."

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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remove the time command (2nd from top). Description of umask

Change to "Set or list permissions on files to be created. Half-way down under "Differing Features": Change "Read commands in file" to "Execute commands in file" and put more space between the dot and "file" in the second column

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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remove the time command (2nd from top). Description of umask

Change to "Set or list permissions on files to be created. Half-way down under "Differing Features": Change "Read commands in file" to "Execute commands in file" and put more space between the dot and "file" in the second column

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Description of -nolineediting: Replace description with

"Disable line editing with arrow and control keys."

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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Description of -nolineediting: Replace description with

"Disable line editing with arrow and control keys."

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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under Command-line Editing: add a paragraph saying "Command

lines can be edited like lines in either Emacs or vi. Emacs is the default. See the section Line-Edit Mode for more information." Move the paragraph starting "vi mode has..." on p. 133 to follow this new paragraph.

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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under Command-line Editing: add a paragraph saying "Command

lines can be edited like lines in either Emacs or vi. Emacs is the default. See the section Line-Edit Mode for more information." Move the paragraph starting "vi mode has..." on p. 133 to follow this new paragraph.

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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description of CTRL-T: Change to "Transposes character left of

and under the cursor." Descriptions of ESC c, ESC u, and ESC l: Change "word after point" to "word under or after cursor". Move paragraph about vi mode to p. 132 as mentioned above.

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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description of CTRL-T: Change to "Transposes character left of

and under the cursor." Descriptions of ESC c, ESC u, and ESC l: Change "word after point" to "word under or after cursor". Move paragraph about vi mode to p. 132 as mentioned above.

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Section "Command History": Remove first sentence ("Note

that...")

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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Section "Command History": Remove first sentence ("Note

that...")

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Description of second entry (#!): Change "Not supported on all

systems" to "Some older, non-Linux systems do not support scripts starting with this line."

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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Description of second entry (#!): Change "Not supported on all

systems" to "Some older, non-Linux systems do not support scripts starting with this line."

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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bind command, -v option: Remove "currently bound"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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bind command, -v option: Remove "currently bound"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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getopts command: Replace "If an option is followed by a

colon..." with "If an option letter is followed by a colon..." Also: hash command: change "cost (the level of work needed to find the command" with "command (the full pathname)" and put "command" in italics

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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getopts command: Replace "If an option is followed by a

colon..." with "If an option letter is followed by a colon..." Also: hash command: change "cost (the level of work needed to find the command" with "command (the full pathname)" and put "command" in italics

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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code sample 1, line 1: changed

for $file in * do to for $file in * do

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1998
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history command, -w option: Remove last two sentences, leaving

just the first sentence.

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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history command, -w option: Remove last two sentences, leaving

just the first sentence.

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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After first sentence, add another: "On some versions of Linux,

tcsh is used as the C shell, so all the features in this chapter work even if you run csh." Put "tcsh" and "csh" in bold.

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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After first sentence, add another: "On some versions of Linux,

tcsh is used as the C shell, so all the features in this chapter work even if you run csh." Put "tcsh" and "csh" in bold.

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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-c option: Change explanation to "Execute commmand specified

following the argument." Also: -x option: Remove last sentence "(-x is often...") Finally, description of ~ under "Filename Metacharacters": Change to "User's home directory"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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-c option: Change explanation to "Execute commmand specified

following the argument." Also: -x option: Remove last sentence "(-x is often...") Finally, description of ~ under "Filename Metacharacters": Change to "User's home directory"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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needed to be reprinted to adjust page breaks

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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needed to be reprinted to adjust page breaks

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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first example: add a space and an ampersand after "nroff file"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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first example: add a space and an ampersand after "nroff file"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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First sentence under "Examples": Change "unique temporary file"

to "file whose name is unique to this process"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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First sentence under "Examples": Change "unique temporary file"

to "file whose name is unique to this process"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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path variable: Add a space in the third line between the dot

and /usr/ucb

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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path variable: Add a space in the third line between the dot

and /usr/ucb

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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under "Word Substitution Examples": The third Event Number

should be 16, not 6.

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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under "Word Substitution Examples": The third Event Number

should be 16, not 6.

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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"Truncation" section, the :r option: Change "after the last

period" to "before the last period"; also, the :e option: add to description: "(the portion after the last period)"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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"Truncation" section, the :r option: Change "after the last

period" to "before the last period"; also, the :e option: add to description: "(the portion after the last period)"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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complete command, T and D options: change "that begin" to

"whose names begin" Also, the u option should have a single word "Users"; a sentence beginning with "select should be" should begin on a line by itself.

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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complete command, T and D options: change "that begin" to

"whose names begin" Also, the u option should have a single word "Users"; a sentence beginning with "select should be" should begin on a line by itself.

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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eval command, second line: Change "that contains shell

variables" to "that may contain shell variables".

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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eval command, second line: Change "that contains shell

variables" to "that may contain shell variables".

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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eval command, first example: Change "The following lines" to

"The following line"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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eval command, first example: Change "The following lines" to

"The following line"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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kill command, -signal option: Remove "(from ps -f)" and insert

"obtained" before "from kill -l"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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kill command, -signal option: Remove "(from ps -f)" and insert

"obtained" before "from kill -l"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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under "umask" removed the last sentence: "See the umask

entry in Chapter 2 for examples."

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1998
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last paragraph: Change "and the shell" to "and grep" (putting

"grep" in bold)

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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last paragraph: Change "and the shell" to "and grep" (putting

"grep" in bold)

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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first table, the ( and ) symbols: Change description from

"Store pattern for later replay" to "Store matched text for later replay"; second table, the symbol: Change "Reuse pattern" to "Reuse matched text"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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first table, the ( and ) symbols: Change description from

"Store pattern for later replay" to "Store matched text for later replay"; second table, the symbol: Change "Reuse pattern" to "Reuse matched text"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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the ( and ) symbols: Change "Save the pattern" to "Save the

matched text"; the {n,m} symbols: Remove the last sentence

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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the ( and ) symbols: Change "Save the pattern" to "Save the

matched text"; the {n,m} symbols: Remove the last sentence

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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"Introduction": Remove The last sentence ("On some systems...")

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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"Introduction": Remove The last sentence ("On some systems...")

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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under "Window Commands", row 2: changed "C-x 5" to "C-x 3"

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1998
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row 4: changed "C-x 5" to "C-x 3"

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1998
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M-x binding (last line of table): Change description to

"Execute a command by typing its name"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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M-x binding (last line of table): Change description to

"Execute a command by typing its name"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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row -6: changed "C-x 5" to "C-x 3"

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1998
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under "Basic Editing", i command: Change description to

"Inserts text before a line."

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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under "Basic Editing", i command: Change description to

"Inserts text before a line."

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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second bullet: Remove "they are matched, and"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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second bullet: Remove "they are matched, and"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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index command: Add a sentence: "Returns 0 if substr is not

contained in str." Put "substr" and "str" in italic.

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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index command: Add a sentence: "Returns 0 if substr is not

contained in str." Put "substr" and "str" in italic.

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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printf command, third paragraph: Change "%3.2d" to "%3.2f" and

"decimal" to "floating point"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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printf command, third paragraph: Change "%3.2d" to "%3.2f" and

"decimal" to "floating point"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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under "Maintaining Programs", change description of imake (last

line) to "Generate makefiles for use with make" where "make" is in bold

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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under "Maintaining Programs", change description of imake (last

line) to "Generate makefiles for use with make" where "make" is in bold

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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as command, -a option: Change "list everything" to "list source

code, assembler listing, and symbol table". Remove -b option and -Avar option

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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as command, -a option: Change "list everything" to "list source

code, assembler listing, and symbol table". Remove -b option and -Avar option

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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ctags command, third para: Change "specify with -f" to "specify

with -t"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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ctags command, third para: Change "specify with -f" to "specify

with -t"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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etags command, third para: Remove "(which you specify with -f)"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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etags command, third para: Remove "(which you specify with -f)"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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flex command, -v option: Remove "machine-generated". Only the

first sentence should go under this option. Second sentence must go under a new -w option. Third sentence must go under a new -B option.

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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flex command, -v option: Remove "machine-generated". Only the

first sentence should go under this option. Second sentence must go under a new -w option. Third sentence must go under a new -B option.

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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flex command, -+ option: Remove second sentence and put it

under a new -C option. Under -CF option: Change description to "Generate faster scanner tables, like -F." Put "-F" in bold.

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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flex command, -+ option: Remove second sentence and put it

under a new -C option. Under -CF option: Change description to "Generate faster scanner tables, like -F." Put "-F" in bold.

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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gcc command, -m486 option: Add to end of description: "where

x >= 4"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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gcc command, -m486 option: Add to end of description: "where

x >= 4"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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gcc command, -MM option: put -M in Roman bold. -O option

Change "Optimize compilation" to "Optimize"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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gcc command, -MM option: put -M in Roman bold. -O option

Change "Optimize compilation" to "Optimize"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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gcc command, -Wl option: The option is -Wl instead of -W1 (the

letter, not the number).

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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gcc command, -Wl option: The option is -Wl instead of -W1 (the

letter, not the number).

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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gdb command, down subcommand: Change "Move down the stack

frame" to "Move down one stack frame" and, in the up subcommand: Change "Move up the stack frame" to "Move up one stack frame"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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gdb command, down subcommand: Change "Move down the stack

frame" to "Move down one stack frame" and, in the up subcommand: Change "Move up the stack frame" to "Move up one stack frame"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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imake command, "Configuration files" section: After the entry

for "Imake.tmpl" put another one named "Imake.params" with the definition: "Contains definitions that apply across sites and vendors."

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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imake command, "Configuration files" section: After the entry

for "Imake.tmpl" put another one named "Imake.params" with the definition: "Contains definitions that apply across sites and vendors."

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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ld command, -L option: Change "must precede -l" to "must

precede the -l option that searches that directory"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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ld command, -L option: Change "must precede -l" to "must

precede the -l option that searches that directory"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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ld command, -V option: Change "emotion" to "emulation". Also,

m4 command: Change "other program files" to "other files"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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ld command, -V option: Change "emotion" to "emulation". Also,

m4 command: Change "other program files" to "other files"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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make command, -k option: Change "entry" to "target" and

"entries" to "targets". -t option: Change "causing them to be updated" to "without remaking them"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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make command, -k option: Change "entry" to "target" and

"entries" to "targets". -t option: Change "causing them to be updated" to "without remaking them"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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make command, "dependency lines" section: Change "or are out of

date" to "or are newer than a target"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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make command, "dependency lines" section: Change "or are out of

date" to "or are newer than a target"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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make command, "Macro string substitution" section: Change

"string s1 for every occurrence of s2" to "string s2 for every occurrence of s1"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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make command, "Macro string substitution" section: Change

"string s1 for every occurrence of s2" to "string s2 for every occurrence of s1"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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patch command, + option (first option in list): Remove the last

sentence ("Must be the last option.")

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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patch command, + option (first option in list): Remove the last

sentence ("Must be the last option.")

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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patch command, -V option, under "nil,existing": Change "path"

to "patch"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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patch command, -V option, under "nil,existing": Change "path"

to "patch"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Change description of "cpio" command to "Create and unpack file

archives". Also Change description of "lpd" command to "Printer daemon"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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Change description of "cpio" command to "Create and unpack file

archives". Also Change description of "lpd" command to "Printer daemon"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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under "Installation": Change the "relist" command to "rdist"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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under "Installation": Change the "relist" command to "rdist"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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under "Managing Filesystems", description of showmount command

change "mounted directories" to "exported directories"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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under "Managing Filesystems", description of showmount command

change "mounted directories" to "exported directories"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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under "System Activity and Process Management": Change

reference from Chapter 1 to Chapter 2. Under "Networking Overview", second para, where lpd is described: Change the parenthetic phrase to "lpd (which sends documents to a printer, possibly over a network)"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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under "System Activity and Process Management": Change

reference from Chapter 1 to Chapter 2. Under "Networking Overview", second para, where lpd is described: Change the parenthetic phrase to "lpd (which sends documents to a printer, possibly over a network)"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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under "Overview of TCP/IP", first para: Remove "in the form of

datagrams," and change "ensures that the datagrams" to "ensures that the packets"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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under "Overview of TCP/IP", first para: Remove "in the form of

datagrams," and change "ensures that the datagrams" to "ensures that the packets"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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Remove the whole section "Registering Domains"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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Remove the whole section "Registering Domains"

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under "Daemons": Change "maps RPC calls" to "maps RPC program

numbers", and under "Exporting filesystems": Change "that your host can reach all of the ones that will mount your filesystem" to "that all the hosts that will mount your filesystem can reach your host". Finally, remove "an automounter and"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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under "Daemons": Change "maps RPC calls" to "maps RPC program

numbers", and under "Exporting filesystems": Change "that your host can reach all of the ones that will mount your filesystem" to "that all the hosts that will mount your filesystem can reach your host". Finally, remove "an automounter and"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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"NIS maps", first para: remove the last sentence ("When maps

land...") Also, point 1: remove the parenthetic phrase: "(choose a name..."

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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"NIS maps", first para: remove the last sentence ("When maps

land...") Also, point 1: remove the parenthetic phrase: "(choose a name..."

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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"RPC and XDR": Change "for data byte-ordering" to "for ordering

bytes and data structures"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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"RPC and XDR": Change "for data byte-ordering" to "for ordering

bytes and data structures"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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depmod command, end of first para: change the comma to a period

at the beginning of "sp"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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depmod command, end of first para: change the comma to a period

at the beginning of "sp"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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domainname command: Change "the startup script /etc/nfs" to "a

startup script". Also, e2fsck command: Change index entry from "32dsck" to "e2fsck". Finally, first para under e2fsck: add a sentence "When checking a second extended filesystem, fsck calls this command." fsck should be in bold.

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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domainname command: Change "the startup script /etc/nfs" to "a

startup script". Also, e2fsck command: Change index entry from "32dsck" to "e2fsck". Finally, first para under e2fsck: add a sentence "When checking a second extended filesystem, fsck calls this command." fsck should be in bold.

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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fdisk command: After second sentence ("It is possible...") add

"You can also divide a physical partition into several logical partitions." Last line of text block under fdisk: Change "cfdisck" to "cfdisk". fdisk command, t subcommand: Change "system ID" to "type".

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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fdisk command: After second sentence ("It is possible...") add

"You can also divide a physical partition into several logical partitions." Last line of text block under fdisk: Change "cfdisck" to "cfdisk". fdisk command, t subcommand: Change "system ID" to "type".

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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gdc command, rmparse subcommand: Change "gated checkconf and

gated checknew" to "gdc checkconf and gdc checknew". Under "Files", /etc/gated.conf+: Change "gated" to "gdc"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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gdc command, rmparse subcommand: Change "gated checkconf and

gated checknew" to "gdc checkconf and gdc checknew". Under "Files", /etc/gated.conf+: Change "gated" to "gdc"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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host command, -D und -E options: Change "-h" to -H"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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host command, -D und -E options: Change "-h" to -H"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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icmpinfo command, first para: Change "host machine" to

"packets"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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icmpinfo command, first para: Change "host machine" to

"packets"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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identd command, -a option: Remove "the socket"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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identd command, -a option: Remove "the socket"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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ifconfig command: at the end of the first para add a sentence

"Used with the a single interface argument, ifconfig displays that interface's current configuration." Put the first "interface" in italic and "ifconfig" in bold. Under "Arguments", "Parameters" argument, "broadcast": Put "inet" in bold.

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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ifconfig command: at the end of the first para add a sentence

"Used with the a single interface argument, ifconfig displays that interface's current configuration." Put the first "interface" in italic and "ifconfig" in bold. Under "Arguments", "Parameters" argument, "broadcast": Put "inet" in bold.

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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"netmask": Put "inet" in bold. End of "netmask": Change

"networks" to "/etc/networks"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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"netmask": Put "inet" in bold. End of "netmask": Change

"networks" to "/etc/networks"

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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inetd command, third full para: after "may be started by

inetd:" add imapd and popd to the list (in proper alphabetical order)

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1997
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inetd command, third full para: after "may be started by

inetd:" add imapd and popd to the list (in proper alphabetical order)

Anonymous    Nov 01, 1997
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install command, -m option: set "octal" and "symbolic" in

regular Roman, not bold. ipfw command: Change index entry from "filewalls" to "firewalls". ipfw command, "Arguments" heading, "action" argument: Change "first syntax shown above" to "second syntax shown above"; change "follow the second" to "follow the third".

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install command, -m option: set "octal" and "symbolic" in

regular Roman, not bold. ipfw command: Change index entry from "filewalls" to "firewalls". ipfw command, "Arguments" heading, "action" argument: Change "first syntax shown above" to "second syntax shown above"; change "follow the second" to "follow the third".

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ipfw command, addaccounting and delacounting actions: change

"repsonse" to "response"

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ipfw command, addaccounting and delacounting actions: change

"repsonse" to "response"

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lpd command: Change "pass through the /etc/printcap file" to

"pass through the printer configuration file (traditionally /etc/printcap)"

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lpd command: Change "pass through the /etc/printcap file" to

"pass through the printer configuration file (traditionally /etc/printcap)"

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lpd command, "Files" heading, /dev/lp*: Change "Line-printer

devices" to "Printer devices"

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lpd command, "Files" heading, /dev/lp*: Change "Line-printer

devices" to "Printer devices"

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mkfs.minix command: Change "Calls mkfs with the appropriate

parameters for creating" to "Creates" and remove ", passing all options and arguments"

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mkfs.minix command: Change "Calls mkfs with the appropriate

parameters for creating" to "Creates" and remove ", passing all options and arguments"

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mount command: In the top syntax line, change "node" to

"directory". mount command -a option: Change "/etc/mtab" to "/etc/fstab"

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mount command: In the top syntax line, change "node" to

"directory". mount command -a option: Change "/etc/mtab" to "/etc/fstab"

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mount command, -o option, conv (near bottom of page): Change

"MS-DOS and ISO-9660 filesystems" to "files on MS-DOS and ISO-9660 filesystems"

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mount command, -o option, conv (near bottom of page): Change

"MS-DOS and ISO-9660 filesystems" to "files on MS-DOS and ISO-9660 filesystems"

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mount command, "Files" section: add an item for "/etc/fstab"

with the description: "List of filesystems to be mounted and options to use when mounting them". Also, under "/etc/mtab" entry change "files" to "filesystems"

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mount command, "Files" section: add an item for "/etc/fstab"

with the description: "List of filesystems to be mounted and options to use when mounting them". Also, under "/etc/mtab" entry change "files" to "filesystems"

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netstat command, -o option: Change "additional information

timer states, expiration times, and backoff state" to "additional information such as user name"

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netstat command, -o option: Change "additional information

timer states, expiration times, and backoff state" to "additional information such as user name"

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nslookup command, host subcommand: print "host" in italic

instead of bold, both in the command name and in the descriptive text. set subcommand: Change "[no]ignore" to "[no]ignoretc". set subcommand: insert a .br troff command after "[no]vc".

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nslookup command, host subcommand: print "host" in italic

instead of bold, both in the command name and in the descriptive text. set subcommand: Change "[no]ignore" to "[no]ignoretc". set subcommand: insert a .br troff command after "[no]vc".

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pcnfsd command: Remove the fourth sentence ("It is started...")

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pcnfsd command: Remove the fourth sentence ("It is started...")

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pcnfsd command: "Authentication" section: put PCNFSD_AUTH and

PCNFSD2_AUTH in regular Roman, not bold.

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pcnfsd command: "Authentication" section: put PCNFSD_AUTH and

PCNFSD2_AUTH in regular Roman, not bold.

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portmap command: Change "IP port to RPC program number" to "RPC

program number to IP port" and "converts IP port numbers to RPC program numbers" to "converts RPC program numbers to IP port numbers"

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portmap command: Change "IP port to RPC program number" to "RPC

program number to IP port" and "converts IP port numbers to RPC program numbers" to "converts RPC program numbers to IP port numbers"

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The section on "ping" on page 369

should appear before "pop2d" on page 368.

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rlogind command, first para: Change "established" to

"requested"

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rlogind command, first para: Change "established" to

"requested"

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rpcinfo command -d option: Change "only by a privileged user"

to "only by the user who added the registration or a privileged user"

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rpcinfo command -d option: Change "only by a privileged user"

to "only by the user who added the registration or a privileged user"

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sendmail command, -q option: Change option to "q[time]" with

the [] in Roman and the "time" in italic. Change description to "Process queued messages immediately, or at intervals indicated by time (for example, -q30m for every half-hour)." Put "time" in italic and "-q30m" in bold.

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sendmail command, -q option: Change option to "q[time]" with

the [] in Roman and the "time" in italic. Change description to "Process queued messages immediately, or at intervals indicated by time (for example, -q30m for every half-hour)." Put "time" in italic and "-q30m" in bold.

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sendmail command, d configuration option: After "Delivery modes

are" add "d for deferred delivery," putting the lone "d" in bold.

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sendmail command, d configuration option: After "Delivery modes

are" add "d for deferred delivery," putting the lone "d" in bold.

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slattach command, -e option: Change "initialization of the

device" to "initializing the line"

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slattach command, -e option: Change "initialization of the

device" to "initializing the line"

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syslogd command: In last line, change "syslog" to "syslogd"

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syslogd command: In last line, change "syslog" to "syslogd"

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talkd command: Change "A talkd client" to "A talk client" talkd

command, -d option: Change "syslog" to "the syslogd log file" and set syslogd in bold.

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talkd command: Change "A talkd client" to "A talk client" talkd

command, -d option: Change "syslog" to "the syslogd log file" and set syslogd in bold.

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tar command, -u option: change "if not an archive" to "if not

in the archive"

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tar command, -u option: change "if not an archive" to "if not

in the archive"

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tar command, last sentence: Change "directory" to "archive"

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tar command, last sentence: Change "directory" to "archive"

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telinit command: Change "Run levels" heading to "Runlevels".

Also replaced the last line of the description of telinit: Check the /etc/inittab file for runlevels on your system. with "/etc/inittab" in itals.

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telinit command: Change "Run levels" heading to "Runlevels".

Also replaced the last line of the description of telinit: Check the /etc/inittab file for runlevels on your system. with "/etc/inittab" in itals.

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ypbind command: Remove "from /etc/nfs"

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ypbind command: Remove "from /etc/nfs"

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ypserv command "Files and directories", last line of page

change "yp databases" to "NIS databases"

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ypserv command "Files and directories", last line of page

change "yp databases" to "NIS databases"

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ypxfr command: Change "in the default domain for the local host

to the local host by making use of normal NIX services" to "from the server to the local host"

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ypxfr command: Change "in the default domain for the local host

to the local host by making use of normal NIX services" to "from the server to the local host"

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column 2, line -7: changed entry "filewalls, 349" to

"firewalls, 349"

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Eleven lines up from the bottom, the path

/usr/src/linux/Distribution/initrd.txt should be /usr/src/linux/Documentation/initrd.txt

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