Package Space Applications – lsof
Description: Overview lsof is an administrative tool that displays information about files open to Unix processes. It was written by Vic Abell from Purdue University. The package consists of a binary file (lsof) and a man page ( lsof (1) ). lsof is the executable a user runs to issue commands. It is documented on the […]
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UNIX: Customizing Your Environment
Description: Changing the World around You Unix is popular with many users, especially programmers, because of the ease with which you can customize your computing environment. Within Unix you can create commands, configure various settings to make the environment suit your tastes and needs, and create helpful shortcuts for accomplishing complex tasks. These feats are primarily […]
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UNIX/Linux: Getting Started
Description: Table of Contents Introduction Some UNIX History How Things Work Logging In Interacting with the Shell Managing Files and Directories (Common UNIX Commands) Getting Help (The UNIX man pages) Creating and Editing Files Logging out Additional Information Introduction This document helps new or novice users of the UNIX or Linux operating systems do some common […]
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UNIX: Scripting
Description: Table of Contents What is Scripting? Interpreters Basic Script Creation C Shell Constructs Basic Output Variables Program Control Making Your Scripts Interactive – Input and Arguments Selecting from a List of Possibilities – switch…case Making Your Code Readable – Adding Remarks What is Scripting? UNIX is popular for a variety of reasons. One of these […]
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How to Use UNIX and Linux File Permissions
Description: Introduction This document explains how directory and file permissions on a UNIX or Linux machine are set and can be changed by the user. This allows you to share files or directories or to lock them down to be private. If you want to set file or directory permissions by right-clicking on the file or […]
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Unix: ne Editor
Description: General Introduction The ne editor (short for “nice editor”) is a full-screen editor available for Unix systems. It was developed by Sebastiano Vigna of the University of Milan, Italy, to provide a friendly alternative to vi , another well-known Unix editor. Thus, ne was designed to be both user friendly and powerful. It provides the […]
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