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Learning the UNIX Operating System, Fourth Edition by Jerry Peek, John Strang, Grace Todino

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Index

Symbols

& for background processes, Running a Command in the Background
* wildcard, File and Directory Wildcards, File and Directory Wildcards, rm
. (dot)
. directory shortcut, ls, cp
.. directory shortcut, Relative pathnames up, ls, cp
in filenames, File and Directory Names
> (output redirection operator), Standard Input and Standard Output, The > operator, The > operator, The >> operator
- (hyphen) for command options, Syntax of UNIX Command Lines
< (input redirection operator), Standard Input and Standard Output
? wildcard, File and Directory Wildcards
; (semicolon) on command line, Syntax of UNIX Command Lines
/ (slash)
in pathnames, Absolute Pathnames, Relative pathnames up
for root directory, The Directory Tree, Absolute Pathnames
[] as wildcards brackets, File and Directory Wildcards

A

absolute pathnames, Absolute Pathnames, Absolute Pathnames
access modes, ls
access permissions (see permissions)
account, customizing, Customizing Your Account, Customizing Your Account
aliases, shell, Shell Aliases and Functions
ampersand (&) for background processes, Running a Command in the Background
appending text to files, The >> operator
apropos command, Standard UNIX Documentation
arguments, command, Syntax of UNIX Command Lines
ascii command (ftp), ftp
asterisk (*) as wildcard, File and Directory Wildcards, File and Directory Wildcards, rm

B

background processing, Multitasking
cancelling processes, Cancelling a Process
checking on processes, Checking on a Process, ps
BACKSPACE key, Correcting a Mistake,

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