The UNIX C Shell Field Guide

Prentice-Hall, 1986. 375 pages.
Foreword by Bill Joy, Industry Visionary.
ISBN 0-13-937468-X.

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This book presents an in-depth study of the enduring C Shell as a command interpreter and the gateway to other programs and utilities running under UNIX. This guide shows you how to use the C Shell effectively and explains its practical features. You'll learn how to apply these concepts based on the authors' practical experiences. Chapters include

  • Common UNIX Commands
  • Introducing the C Shell
  • Climbing into Your Shell: A Tour of the C Shell
  • Basic Command Forms
  • Command Shorthand
  • Job Control
  • History and Alias Mechanisms
  • C Shell Programming
  • Advanced Programming Techniques
  • Customizing the C Shell
  • Inside the C Shell
  • Example C Shell Scripts