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Practical UNIX by Steve Moritsugu - DTR Business Systems

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Chapter 1. Introduction to UNIX and the Shell

Steve “Mor” Moritsugu

  • Basic hardware and software terms

  • UNIX versus Windows

Tip for Beginners

Each chapter in this book begins with a tip for beginners, to give you an idea of which topics in the chapter you can benefit from immediately and which topics you should postpone until you have familiarity with other sections. Each topic begins with the basics and then progresses to more advanced usage. Beginners should read all of this chapter. Skim sections that are dry, but concentrate on terms and concepts that are introduced.

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