Workshop

The Workshop summarizes the key terms you learned and poses some questions about the topics presented in this chapter. It also provides you with a preview of what you will learn in the next hour.

Key Terms

account name This is the official one-word name by which the UNIX system knows you: mine is taylor. (See also account in Hour 1, “What Is This UNIX Stuff?”)

domain name UNIX systems on the Internet, or any other network, are assigned a domain within which they exist. This is typically the company (for example, sun.com for Sun Microsystems) or institution (for example, lsu.edu for Louisiana State University). The domain name is always the entire host address, except the hostname itself. (See also hostname.)

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