O'Reilly logo

Special Edition Using® Mac® OS X v10.2 by Brad Miser

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Learning Unix by Example

Many, many Unix commands are available, and there is no way you can do more than scratch the surface in this small chapter. However, you can learn how Unix commands work in general by trying some specific examples of useful Unix commands.

→ To learn about references in which you can learn more Unix commands, seeLearning Unix,” p. 230.

Each of the following sections provides information about specific commands. For each command, you will see four areas of information about that command. First, you will read a general description of what the command does. Second, you will see the command's syntax and some of the useful options for that command. Third, you will see a more specific description of the command's effect. Fourth, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required