CHAPTER 26UNIX Applications and Databases

Today, you can find UNIX application software for most any application. This chapter is designed to help you find the particular UNIX application software that you need. It includes a description of some major classes of application software and provides pointers to where this software can be found. Also, a sampling of some of the available software is provided.

Because such a large variety of application software is available for UNIX, this chapter barely touches the surface. It doesn’t attempt to be comprehensive or complete in any way. The purpose of this chapter is to give you some idea of the range and type of software available for UNIX systems and where you might begin looking for it. This chapter ...

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