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Authored by: drjones on Feb 21, '02 10:11:09AM

Rob, to be fair, this book isn't just a good one. It may be the only thing *you* need for some time to get into all the unixy stuff, both things we hunger to set up and stuff we didn't know we are hungry for. Out of 1424 pages of text up to the TOC, "Intro to BSD subsystem" starts on page 480. That's 980, yes 980 pages on the unixy stuff(!) Of course much of it is travelled ground if you're used to BSD and X, but his treatment is quite comprehensive and MAC OSX all the way. If you think this end of things is the good stuff, you need to just go get John Ray's book.

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Authored by: Chuck on Feb 21, '02 10:39:07AM

I have to agree. I've read through much of this book, and consider another good title for it "Unix For Mac Users". Much of the material covered in it is in other books or on this site, but it does a great job of coming to Unix from the perspective of someone who's familiar with Macs.


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