UNIX-Like Add-ons

UNIX is a great server operating system (okay, I'm a bit biased here!), but it's not a very good desktop operating system. It certainly doesn't make sense for a laptop or palm-based device (in my opinion). Instead, if you're like the vast majority of us computer users, you've opted to use Windows or a Macintosh system. The good news: With the tools discussed in this final lesson, you'll find that you can have the best of both worlds: UNIX functionality within your existing desktop environment!

Task 24.1: Learn About the MKS Toolkit

Recognizing early on that a UNIX-like work environment would be a great addition to the graphical ...

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