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Welcome to the CIS UNIX Primer. This guide is designed to get you familiarized with UNIX-based operating systems.
Since different people have different levels of knowledge, this primer offers multiple ways of accessing content.
It is recommended that beginners start with the provided basic lessons.
Those should provide you with 'just enough' to get by.
If you continue on to the advanced lessons, you will become a more competent user. At the very least, you should read through the first few advanced lessons, which are not very difficult and extremely useful.
|Lessons||Advanced Lessons||Commonly Asked Questions|
|alias, bg, cat, cd, chmod, chown, cp, cut, du, exit, fg, finger, grep, hostname, java, javac, javadoc, kill, less, ln, logout, lpr, ls, man, mkdir, more, mv, mvquota, passwd, printqueue, ps, pwd, quota, raisequota, rm, rmdir, scp, ssh, ssh2, sort, talk, tar, touch, umask, unalias, w, who, whoami|
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Edited by Diana Palsetia
© University of Pennsylvania, 2008