|Online Reference||Online Books/Guides||Paper and Beyond|
- man: at your Unix prompt, enter man followed by
the name of a command. Gives Unix man pages. Example:
$ man date
- whatis: at your Unix prompt, enter whatis followed by the name of the command. Gives short definition. Example:
$ whatis uname
- Troubleshooting tips: terminal acting "funny"? At your Unix prompt, enter:
$ set term=vt100 $ clear
- Unix: definition in the Free Online Dictionary of Computing
for Users: This classic online Unix book can guide you
through learning Unix, developed at the University of Edinburgh,
Scotland, United Kingdom.
- Unix Tutorial For Beginners: This is an online Unix tutorial, from the University of Surrey, United Kingdom.- Unix Manuals and Help Files: This site contains some good starting information and lessons for a beginning user of Unix, including a nice and compact vi tutorial.
- Webmonkey Unix Guide: a short but sweet guide to basic Unix commands.
- Unix for Advanced Users: notes used with the "Unix for Advanced Users" course offered by the Unix Workstation Support Group at Indiana University.
- vi Tutorial: a thorough Web-based tutorial about the vi text editor from Purdue University in Indiana, USA.
- Unix FAQs a collection of several frequently-posted informational files from Usenet newsgroups related to comp.unix.*
- Paper books and CDs: get some books about Unix, or order CDs with the text of books on them.
- A guide, suitable for printing, in Adobe Acrobat format, from Rice University, Texas, USA.
- IToolbox UNIX a portal to information, news, guides, and documentation about Unix.
- About.com's Unix section. This Unix information directory gives you a good overview of many Web resources about Unix.
- Unix Review: read an online magazine with regular columns and feature stories about Unix.