Command Line (Shells)
To interact directly with the UNIX operating system, you work from
the command line in a terminal window. Commands and programs run in an
environment defined by the current shell.
The following topics provide an overview of the operating system and
tell you about working with the command line and
An overview of the system
Provides a high-level overview the UNIX operating system and how it works.
Describes the different ways you might use the system. Introduces the
concepts of desktops, networks, and the command line.
Introduction to using the system
Shows you how to perform basic system tasks, including logging in,
using the desktop, getting help, reading and sending mail, running
programs, and using the calendar.
Describes using the visual editor,
to edit your files. Includes a quick tour of common commands and
a command summary.
Creating and using shell scripts
Explains how to use shell programs that make use of
to automate common tasks.
Customizing your environment
Shows how to modify your login and shell environments
by customizing shell files.
Process control and scheduling
Describes how to use the SCOadmin Process Manager and
Task Scheduler to view, modify, and delete processes and
tasks from your system.
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UnixWare 7 Release 7.1.4 - 22 April 2004