Loading, please wait...

product description page

Learning Unix for OS X : Going Deep With the Terminal and Shell (Paperback) (Dave Taylor)

Learning Unix for OS X : Going Deep With the Terminal and Shell (Paperback) (Dave Taylor) - image 1 of 1

About this item

Think your Mac is powerful now? Author Dave Taylor shows you how to get much more from your system by tapping into Unix, the robust operating system concealed beneath OS X’s beautiful user interface. Apple's latest OS, El Capitan, puts more than a thousand Unix commands at your fingertips—for finding and managing files, remotely accessing your Mac from other computers, and using a variety of freely downloadable open source applications. Take a friendly tour of the Unix command line and 50 of the most useful utilities, and quickly learn how to gain real control over your Mac.

  • Get your Mac to do exactly what you want, when you want
  • Make changes to your Mac’s filesystem and directories
  • Use Unix’s find, locate, and grep commands to locate files containing specific information
  • Create unique "super-commands" to perform tasks that you specify
  • Run multiple Unix programs and processes at the same time
  • Install the X Window system and get a quick tour of the best X11 applications
  • Learn how to take even greater advantage of Unix on your Mac
Number of Pages: 216
Genre: Computers + Internet
Sub-Genre: Operating Systems / UNIX, Operating Systems / Macintosh
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oreilly & Associates Inc
Author: Dave Taylor
Language: English
Street Date: February 12, 2016
TCIN: 50611960
UPC: 9781491939987
Item Number (DPCI): 248-09-2456
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
MSRPReg: $24.99 Save $1.25 (5% off)
In stock - free standard shipping with REDcard
Not in stores

Ratings & reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.

*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.