Bottom line: no serious Unix user and no serious newcomer intending to become proficient in Unix should be without this book. -- Jeffrey McPheeters, MyMac,com, Feb 2003
It's a bit expensive, but if you want to use the Unix underpinnings of Mac OS X, the time you save will more than pay for this excellent book. -- Kirk McElhearn, atpm.com
Just about anyone who's comfortable with Linux or Unix basics would benefit from 'Unix Power Tools. -- Dee-Ann LeBlanc, LinuxPlanet, August 2002
From the Publisher
The latest edition of this best-selling favorite is loaded with vital information on Linux, Darwin, and BSD. Unix Power Tools 3rd Edition now offers more coverage of bash, zsh, and other new shells, along with discussions about modern utilities and applications. Several sections focus on security and Internet access. There is a new chapter on access to Unix from Windows, and expanded coverage of software installation and packaging, as well as basic information on Perl and Python.