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Unix in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself: Covers OS X, Linux, and Solaris, Fifth Edition by Dave Taylor

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Appendix A. Common Unix Questions and Answers

There are hundreds of questions and answers buried in this book, ranging from “What’s the right combination of flags to get a specific command to do something useful?” to “What commands work best in a given situation?” Further, learning Linux or Unix in only 24 one-hour lessons is a difficult task to accomplish, so you wouldn’t be alone if you’re a bit overwhelmed and are hitting the occasional speedbump on your road to becoming a true Unix guru.

That’s why we included this appendix: so you would have quick answers to some of the most common Unix questions. These questions are compiled both from my experience working with Unix neophytes and the many Unix- and Linux-related questions that have been ...

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