Paperback: 230 pages
Publisher: O'Reilly Media; 1 edition (July 5, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 4.2 x 0.6 x 7 inches
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What can I say, I'm new to Mac and although I've used cygwin on Windows for years, I'm a newb to Unix and just wanted to get some quick "cliff notes" into OS X Terminal to help ramp myself up. I liked Daniel's writing style throughout the book. He also provides some good best practices such as modifying rm in your .bash_profile file for rm to run with the -i switch allowing you to get that second chance to abort from a complete removal of a file(s) from time and space. If your switching over to Mac and will be using Terminal, it's worth the $9.99. I'm also adding some other books as supplements notably Unix in a Nutshell and A Practical Guide to UNIX for Mac OS X Users. I'm currently reading over Learning Unix for OS X Mountain Lion: Going Deep With the Terminal and Shell and so far it's ok but I'm only on chapter one. We'll see if it stands up to Macintosh Terminal Pocket Guide.Update 06.13.2013So, I also finished Learning Unix for OS X Mountain Lion: Going Deep With the Terminal and Shell. I was wrong. Great book.
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