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SAMS Teach Yourself Unix in 10 Minutes by Robert Shimonski

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Summary

In this lesson, you were introduced to a sampling of tools that enable you to make use of the network resources around you and around the world. As you explore Unix, you'll find that this was really only a small sampling, and that there are new tools for you to use appearing constantly. Some will be replacements or upgrades for the commands outlined here, and others will be completely new. Don't be afraid to try them out. Here's a quick review of this lesson's key points:

  • The telnet command can connect you to remote machines. If you have different accounts on different machines, you'll probably find yourself using it frequently.

  • The ssh command can connect you to remote machines, securely. Ask your system administrator to set up ssh for ...

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