The UNIX-HATERS Handbook
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Published by IDG Books, Programmers Press
Editors: Simson Garfinkel, Daniel Weise,
and Steven Strassmann
Publication Date: June, 1994, 329 pages + free Unix Barf Bag
Price: $16.95 USA, $22.95 Canada, 15.99 pounds UK
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Table of Contents
- Foreword, by Donald Norman
- Anti-Foreword, by Dennis Ritchie
- Part 1: User Friendly?
- 1 Unix. The World's First Computer Virus
- 2 Welcome, New User! Like Russian Roulette with Six Bullets Loaded
- 3 Documentation? What Documentation?
- 4 Mail. Don't Talk to Me, I'm Not a Typewriter
- 5 Snoozenet. I Post, Therefore I Am
- 6 Terminal Insanity. Curses! Foiled Again!
- 7 The X-Windows Disaster. How to Make a 50-MIPS Workstation
Run Like a 4.77MHz IBM PC
- Part 2: Programmer's System?
- 8 csh, pipes, and find. Power Tools for Power Fools
- 9 Programming. Hold Still, This Won't Hurt a Bit
- 10 C++. The COBOL of the 90s
- Part 3: Sysadmin's Nightmare
- 11 System Administration. Unix's Hidden Cost
- 12 Security. Oh, I'm Sorry, Sir, Go Ahead, I didn't Realize
You Were Root
- 13 The File System. Sure It Corrupts Your Files, But Look
How Fast It Is!
- 14 NFS. Nightmare File System
- Part 4: Et Cetera
- A Epilogue. Enlightenment Through Unix
- B Creators Admit C, Unix Were Hoax
- C The Rise of Worse is Better, by Richard P. Gabriel
- D Bibliography
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