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Practical UNIX by Steve Moritsugu - DTR Business Systems

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Understanding General UNIX Installation Issues

Installing UNIX on a computer is a complex process. In the old days (through the mid 1990s), UNIX would be installed only by system administrators in the computer department with years of UNIX experience. The advent of powerful home PCs and Linux has changed all that. Thousands of enthusiasts have installed Linux by themselves on home computers. Today, even the foremost versions of commercial UNIX can be installed on a home PC.

This chapter shows you how to install these two versions of commercial UNIX on a home PC:

  • UnixWare 7 from SCO

  • Solaris 7 from Sun Microsystems

Installing Linux Is Not Covered

Although I have installed a number of Linux systems and think this is a great product that has re-energized ...

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