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Old 10-03-2002
Java I'm a newbie (to UNIX)

Hello everyone!

I'm new entirely to UNIX and the main reason for my interest for it is its high demand as a robust OS on the back end for managing volumes effectively and flawlessly.

The only exposure I've had to comand line/console OS is DOS some time ago (over 15 yrs to be exact). Used it for quite some time so I'm very familiar with DOS/MS-DOS.

Now, I need to learn UNIX and other than the "UNIX for Dummies", what other resources are available to me online that I can brush up on for self-training?

Your help is greatly appreciated.
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Old 10-03-2002
Browse through many books on Unix. you can learn shell scripting by Yashwant P Kanetkar. Advanced programming in unix by Richard Stevens.. They are worth the read.

Otherwise, the simplest solution is browse this same website by applying a search on the topic that u want and that would really quench your knowledge thirst ...

View as many threads as u can and am sure u will realize how much you have known by then..

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Old 10-03-2002
you can also do a search for post just like yours.
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Old 10-03-2002
El Guaca®,

Here are a few websites that should get you started:

UNIX (General)
http://cm.bell-labs.com/cm/cs/who/dmr/ - Dennis Ritchie's homepage (one of the founders of UNIX). Good information on origin and history of UNIX.


UNIX (System Admin)
http://www.astro.uni-frankfurt.de/~R...sysadmin.shtml - an extensive collection of system admin links


UNIX (Shell Scripting)

I hope these help!

Systems/Network Administrator
LiveFire Labs - Hands-On Technical e-Learning
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Old 10-07-2002
For what its worth have a look at my website for links to FreeBSD sites I have used to get an understanding of that OS an Unix in general.

Hope this helps.
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Old 10-07-2002
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