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SAMS Teach Yourself Unix in 10 Minutes by Robert Shimonski

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Lesson 12. Input and Output

In this lesson, you will learn how to manage Unix processes. We will cover input and output and how it relates to Unix.

We have learned a great deal about the Unix operating system itself. We have covered Unix tools that when opened and executed with commands become running processes (or daemons) on your Unix machine. In this lesson, we will cover the fundamentals of input and output and how it relates to Unix.

We have discussed the file system, as well as what processes are and how to manage them. We will now cover interprocess communication by input and output redirection and show you some of the underlying power Unix holds within. Unix is powerful and learning how to manage input and output (or I/O for short) is ...

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