Using Unix proficiently will require some additional learning?Unix is a very complex and sophisticated tool that you should become familiar with to master Mac OS X. In this part of this chapter, you will learn the keyboard shortcuts that will help you use the Terminal application more efficiently. You will also find references to Web sites and books that can help you learn Unix in more depth.
Table 9.1 lists keyboard shortcuts for the Terminal application.
|Jump to Selection||+J|
|Line Down||+Down arrow|
|Line Up||+Up arrow|
|Next Terminal||+Right arrow|
|Previous Terminal||+Left arrow|
|Save Selected Text As||Option+Shift++S|
|Save Text As||Option++S|
The following bulleted list describes Web sites for learning more about Unix:
Site name: Unix System Administration Independent Learning. An online course about administering Unix.
Site name: A Course in the Unix Operating System. Another online Unix course.
Site name: Unixhelp for Users. A nicely organized and fairly extensive reference site.
Site name: SOO/STRC Unix Resources. A page containing links to other Unix learning sites.
Site name: Rice University IT Document Index/. An archive of various PDF docs; there are many on various aspects of Unix.
The following list describes some recommended books for learning more about Unix:
Sams Teach Yourself Unix in 10 Minutes
Author: William Ray. Good "fast and easy" entry into the world of Unix.
Sams Teach Yourself Unix in 24 Hours, Second Edition
Authors: Dave Taylor and James C. Armstrong, Jr. Contains 24 one-hour lessons to get you into Unix.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Unix
Author: Bill Wagner. Friendly approach to Unix; good if you prefer a less-structured approach than the Sams Teach Yourself books.
Special Edition Using Unix, Third Edition
Author: Peter Kuo. A comprehensive Unix reference. This is a good resource to have when you become comfortable with Unix and want to explore it in great detail.