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Subject:Looking for a UNIX book From:"Donald J. Plummer" <donp -at- BGNET -dot- BGSU -dot- EDU> Date:Fri, 31 Oct 1997 08:24:26 -0500
Are there any *really* good UNIX books out there? I am looking for a book
that meets the following criteria:
1. It is a well-written example of technical communication.
2. It has lots of "learn by doing" examples, especially for the more
arcane commands like 'awk' and 'sed.' I am having trouble learning the
search syntaxes for these commands, mainly because I am the kind of person
who learns best by doing them rather than just reading about them.
I searched the TECHWR-L archives but found no book recommendations. Please
respond to me offline--if there is a lot of interest in the information, I
will summarize to the list.
Thank you in advance.
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Donald J. Plummer
Department of English--Program in
Scientific and Technical Communication
225 East Hall
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, Ohio USA
419-372-7242 <donp -at- bgnet -dot- bgsu -dot- edu>
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