UNIX: The Complete Reference, Second Edition
By Rosen, Kenneth H, Host, Douglas A., Klee, Rachel, and Rosinski, Richard R.
The Definitive UNIX Resource--Fully Updated

Get cutting-edge coverage of the newest releases of UNIX--including Solaris 10, all Linux distributions, HP-UX, AIX, and FreeBSD--from this thoroughly revised, one-stop resource for users at all experience levels. Written by UNIX experts with many years of experience starting with Bell Laboratories, UNIX: The Complete Reference, Second Edition provides step-by-step instructions on how to use UNIX and take advantage of its powerful tools and utilities.

Get up-and-running on UNIX quickly, use the command shell and desktop, and access the Internet and e-mail. You'll also learn to administer systems and networks, develop applications, and secure your UNIX environment. Up-to-date chapters on UNIX desktops, Samba, Python, Java Apache, and UNIX Web development are included.

  • Install, configure, and maintain UNIX on your PC or workstation
  • Work with files, directories, commands, and the UNIX shell
  • Create and modify text files using powerful text editors
  • Use UNIX desktops, including GNOME, CDE, and KDE, as an end user or system administrator
  • Use and manage e-mail, TCP/IP networking, and Internet services
  • Protect and maintain the security of your UNIX system and network
  • Share devices, printers, and files between Windows and UNIX systems
  • Use powerful UNIX tools, including awk, sed, and grep
  • Develop your own shell, Python, and Perl scripts, and Java, C, and C++ programs under UNIX
  • Set up Apache Web servers and develop browser-independent Web sites and applications


DOI: 10.1036/0072263369

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Author Biography

Kenneth H. Rosen is a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at AT&T Laboratories in Middletown, New Jersey. His current assignment involves the assessment of new technology and the creation of new services for AT&T. Dr. Rosen has written several leading textbooks and many articles. Rosen received his Ph.D. from MIT.

Douglas A. Host is a Technology Consultant at AT&T Laboratories, where he is responsible for technology assessment for intranet/Internet technology. Host received masters degrees in both computer science and library science at Rutgers University.

Richard R. Rosinski is Executive Director of Advanced Speed Business Development at Periphonics, where he is responsible for the worldwide deployment of voice response systems. He has written several books and numerous articles. Rosinski received his Ph.D. from Cornell University.


UNIX: The Complete Reference, Second Edition
Author(s): Rosen, Kenneth H, Host, Douglas A., Klee, Rachel, and Rosinski, Richard R.
ISBN: 0072263369
DOI: 10.1036/0072263369

Format: paperback, 912 pages.
Pub date: 19 Dec 2006
Copyright: 2007
$59.99 US
Product Line: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media

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