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Introduction to Unix


Introduction to Unix Study Guide

UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity.

—Dennis Ritchie

This study guide is made available by the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.


This Introduction to Unix Study Guide provides notes and information for the Introduction to Unix (CMST 270) course offered by K–State Polytechnic, which is the campus of Kansas State University located in Salina, Kansas. Self study of the material in the Study Guide is welcome.


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