[CoLoCo] Any good UNIX books?

Andrew keen101 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 26 16:02:27 BST 2008

I have an old "D.O.S. meets Unix" book, but that's probably not what you
want. :P

On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 8:52 AM, Jim Hutchinson <jim at ubuntu-rocks.org>wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 8:19 AM, siblog <tehsiblog at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have "Unix in a nutshell: A desktop reference cover GNU/Linux, Mac OS X
>> and Solaris" (4th edition) from OReilly and actually use it more than I
>> expected I would. I primarily use the book as a reference for Unix, Linux,
>> Mac OS X and Solaris commands but it has other good sections on Bash/Korn,
>> pattern matching, make, package management, Awk/Sed, CVS and more. Like the
>> subtitle says the book is more of a reference guide than a book that you
>> would read cover to cover so I definitely would recommend it as a
>> supplementary book to those that you are looking at below
>> Here is the Amazon link -
>> http://www.amazon.com/Unix-Nutshell-Fourth-Arnold-Robbins/dp/0596100299/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1222437827&sr=1-1
> Thanks for the info. I actually saw that one at B&N but passed it up as I
> thought it was too focused on pure UNIX and didn't realize it covered all
> the off-shoots as well. I'll check it out but it's a few years old. I'm not
> sure it matter much with UNIX but old computer books tend to be, well, old.
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