Media praise for Learning the Unix Operating System

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"There is an enormous lexicon of commands that has, like Topsy, just grown; I think it is reasonable to say that no one user knows the whole lot, and some are rarely--if ever--used. 'Learning the Unix Operating System' is a slim book that covers the common commands that are necessary to normal use...Its' small footprint makes it an ideal desk reference for the learning period."
--Major Keary, AUSON & AUSOM News, June 2002

"A slim book that covers the command commands that are necessary for normal use...This is a book for Unix novices. No prior experience is necessary and it is written in plain English with full explanations of any Unix-specific terminology. It is not a full-blown reference and does not pretend to do more than provide the new Unix user with the essentials. Its small footprint makes it an ideal desk reference for the learning period."
--Major Keary, Book News, 2002 No 6

"A useful reference for those interested in the Unix operating system...good examples of command commands and an excellent 'Quick Reference' section."
--Joe Huber, The Book Report, March/April 2002

"A one-week course in anything would cost me $1500 or more. Give me an O'Reilly 'Learn XXX' book and a little spare time, and I'll get considerably better value sitting right here doing my own hands-on learning"
--Sandra Henry-Stocker, LinuxWorld, Feb 11, 2002