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We are working on two online offerings to help support those new to the UNIX® operating system, and those wishing to expand their current level of knowledge:

Both offerings will be free of charge. The tutorials are currently partially available, the tip of the week newsletter is still in development. To be notified of when either or both are complete, please fill in the form at the bottom of this page, so we can write and notify you.

Although we have only a very limited part of our tutorial ready to publish, we have decided to publish it as individual pieces become available. Please bear with us - we are working on this as quickly as we can! The currently available tutorial segments are listed below:

Table of Contents

Introduction to the tutorial, and What is UNIX?
Logging in
Logging out
Using the shell

Using vi to create a simple file
Basic editing commands in vi

The Filesystem:

More about Files

Other Topics:

Choosing a password
Changing your password

Even though only these sections are currently available, we hope they will still be useful to someone - and we would very much appreciate any feedback about them, as this will help us to guide the style of future tutorials. Please email us with any comments.

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If you would like to be notified of when the tutorial offerings become available, we will happily write and tell you - simply fill in this form, and press 'submit'.

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Thank you for visiting this page. We hope you will come back when more of our content is live. If you have any suggestions for the contents of this page, or any other feedback, please write to us at tutorials@unix-manuals.com.

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