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Unix and Linux: Visual QuickStart Guide, Fourth Edition by Eric J. Ray, Deborah S. Ray

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Chapter 14. Using Handy Utilities

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Just when you thought Unix was great...it gets better! Unix gives you a plethora of handy-dandy utilities—small programs—that can make your life a bit easier. For example, you might want to use the calendar, calculator, or interactive spell-checker. None of these utilities is likely to be essential to your day-to-day Unix doings; however, they are handy to have and use. Ask your system administrator about which utilities you have available or return to Chapter 1 to explore your system and find out what’s ...

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