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Solaris Fundamentals


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Understanding the User Environment

*Unix / Solaris Software Overview
*Process Concepts
*The JDS/Gnome GUI

Getting Started with the Command Language

*Logging Into a Solaris 10 System
- Graphically through the JDS
- Non-graphically thru telnet or emulation

Shell Syntax Rules

*Command Line Editing
*Obtaining help using man and JDS helpview
*Using the E-mail Utilities
*Using the write and talk Utilities
*Basic Network Operations

Managing Files

*File Specification Syntax
*Device Specifications
*Directory Specifications
*Using the JDS Nautilis file manager
*Regular Expressions and Special Characters
*Unix / Solaris Commands to Manipulate Files
*JDS utilities to manipulate files
*File Protection Mechanisms

Creating and Editing Text Files: Part 1

*Using GUI-based editors (dtpad, gedit)
*vi Editor
*ex Editor (commands within vi)

Creating and Editing Text Files: Part 2

*Advanced Features of the vi Editor
*mapping keys
*Alternative Editors (vim,gvim,nedit)

Improving the User Interface

*Saving History Commands
*Creating Command Aliases
*Redirection of Input and Output
*Using Hard and Symbolic Links
*Process Control Commands

Shell Script Procedures

*Rules for Creating Procedures
*The .profile Procedures

Print and Batch Mechanisms

*The lp Command and options
*Using the JDS print manager
*The at Command and Qualifiers

User Level Archiving Operations

*tar utility syntax
*tar commands for product access
*Using compression/uncompression commands
*compress / uncompress
*gzip / gunzip