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SAMS Teach Yourself Unix in 10 Minutes by Robert Shimonski

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Summary

You should now feel comfortable working within your environment. You can log in and log out, and you should understand the simple concepts surrounding the login and logout processes. You should also know how to run these processes in both a text-based and a graphical environment.

In Lesson 1, “Getting Started,” you learned how to get started with Unix, but it does not stop here—it has only just begun. Before continuing, make sure you know how to log in and log out of your system as well as how to access the shell prompt and issue basic commands. In this chapter, you logged in, opened a program, shut it, and logged out. Now, armed with this knowledge, let's move to Lesson 2, “Getting Help.” In Lesson 2, we dig into the built-in help system ...

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