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Expert Shell Scripting by Ron Peters

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CHAPTER 22X Navigation Window

The scripts we are about to analyze are for an X-based application that gives you a way of easily accessing systems based on their system names or IP addresses. When managing environments with a machine count in the hundreds or more, saving every bit of time is vital. The navigation window has grown and matured over many years and now we have a cleaned-up version that's running on both Linux- and Solaris-based X displays as well as on X servers that run on Windows-based systems.

The navigation window also provides a simple method for users to access these systems. Having users set up their own environment is sometimes problematic because of varying skill levels. Providing a utility that is easy to use and is owned ...

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