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Check Out What You'll Learn in The Table of Contents!
Quick Unix Basics and Quirks 7
or back? 7
Where's my A:? 10
Where's my D:? 10
I can't cd/usr! 11
Where's Help? 12
Why are the
command names so short? 13
Why use the
command line? 14
WHY WON'T UPPER
CASE WORK? 14
I need some files
from DOS! 15
Why doesn't "ls
*.*" work? 15
I Need files from
the Network 16
Why can't I run
this program? 16
How do I create a
BAT file (shell script)? 16
How do I run a
script in background? 17
Why isn't there an
Are you a good Troubleshooter? 19
What skills do you need? 27
Identifying the problem 29
"I don't know
Rule #1: one variable at a time 33
A Dream 36
The Guru Speaks 38
Evidence - the second #1 Rule 43
Logging and trapping 67
Watch out for this when using
Data Corruption 69
Installation Problems 73
Booting Problems and Other Hangs 75
Networking Problems 77
Who said that? 77
A New Firewall 79
A dead rat 80
IP renumbering 82
Multiple Nics 84
No Internet 85
switches and hubs, oh my! 87
Disk space 91
System V 96
Yet another old
SCO system 99
Dude, you should
have bought the HP 102
Only root could
Samba shares 105
Dodge and weave 107
Dual printing 113
Why is my system slow? 117
Low Memory 125
Other problems 129
(ls vs. ls -l) - lessons from an old newsgroup post 131
Can't log in 133
Segmentation Faults 137
Final thoughts 139
Change Log 147
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