Unix Book?

Peter Stockwell peter at sanger.otago.ac.nz
Sun Nov 21 15:22:04 EST 1993


Leonard N. Bloksberg (bloksber at pilot.msu.edu) wrote:
> I would like to recomendation for a good book on UNIX.
> 	Our GCG was just moved to a Unix machine (Irix workstation) and I
> now have to learn Unix for the first time.  I am pretty comfortable with 
[.....]
> .
> 	Leonard N. Bloksberg
> 	Bloksber at pilot.msu.edu
> .

A book I found helpful was "UNIX for VMS Users" Philip E. Bourne, (1990),
Digital Press, ISBN 1-55558-034-3.  The commands and their VMS equivalents
are compared, examples are given and a reasonable degree of detail is
presented for arcane features of UNIX.  I made extensive use of this book
during the first few months of moving from VMS.

Peter A. Stockwell




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