UNIX Tutorial for Beginners

A beginners guide to the Unix and Linux operating systems. Eight simple tutorials cover the basics of Linux / UNIX commands.

Windows users: click here for information on setting up a UNIX/Linux emulator or terminal in Windows.
OS X users: click here for information on interacting with a UNIX/Linux system from your Mac.
All users: click here for information on setting up a Linux virtual machine on your (Windows, OS X, Solaris or even Linux) computer.


UNIX and Linux books
If you wish to continue learning Unix, here is a list of good Unix and Linux books, ranging from beginners to advanced.



 

Introduction to the UNIX Operating System

Tutorial One

Tutorial Two

Tutorial Three

Tutorial Four

Tutorial Five

Tutorial Six

Tutorial Seven

Tutorial Eight


Recommended UNIX and Linux books

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