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The first book of UNIX

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Published by Howard W. Sams in Carmel, IN, USA .
Written in English


  • UNIX (Computer file)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementDouglas Topham.
LC ClassificationsQA76.76.O63 T663 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2224621M
ISBN 100672272997
LC Control Number89063708

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