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SAMS Teach Yourself Unix in 10 Minutes by Robert Shimonski

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Lesson 16. Modifying Your Environment

In this lesson, you'll learn more about how to work with the Unix user environment.

Unix is flexible if you know how to bend it. In this lesson, we will continue to bend it with helpful commands that will allow you to modify your user environment. We will cover commands from alias commands that help you shorten what you type, all the way to setting environment variables and paths. Finally, we will cover user defaults in the form of dot files, as well as how to alter things within the GUI and the KDE.

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