baby (1) manual page

BABY(1) USER COMMANDS BABY(1) NAME baby – create new process from two parent processes SYNOPSIS baby sex [ name ] SYSTEM V SYNOPSIS /usr/5bin/baby [ -sex ] [ -name ] AVAILABILITY The System V version of this command is available with the System V software installation option. Refer to Installing SunOS 4.1 for information on how to install and invoke baby. DESCRIPTION baby is initiated when one parent process polls another server process through a socket connection (BSD) or through pipes in … weiterlesen…

dream (1l) manual page

DREAM(1l) USER COMMANDS DREAM(1l) NAME dream – suspend execution for an interval while executing random code in memory SYNOPSIS dream [-d][[-nrRsw] [time]] DESCRIPTION dream suspends execution of the current process for time seconds, while simulating a dream sequence by executing random segments of code in memory. All devices are paralyzed (blocked) to prevent dangerous side-effects. The options are as follows: -d daydream. code seems to be more related to the actual suspended process, and suspension will be for a limited amount of … weiterlesen…

The ABC’s of UNIX

A is for awk which runs like a snail, and B is for biff which reads all your mail. C is for cc as hackers recall, while D is for dd the command that does all. E is for emacs which rebinds your keys, and F is for fsck which rebuilds your trees. G is for grep a clever detective, while H is for halt which may seem defective. I is for indent which rarely amuses, and J is for join which … weiterlesen…

Die UNIX Hierarchie

Anfänger hat das Konzept eines Terminals noch nicht verstanden muss die Grundlagen von vi erst noch lernen weiß noch nicht, wie man ein Verzeichnis anzeigen lässt hat immer noch Schwierigkeiten mit der Eingabe von <RETURN> am Ende jeder Eingabe Novize weiß, dass ls den Inhalt eines Verzeichnisses anzeigt nutzt den Editor aber nennt ihn “vje” hat von C gehört es aber noch nie genutzt hat seine ersten schlechten Erfahrungen mit rm gesammelt fragt sich, wie er seine E-Mails lesen kann fragt sich, … weiterlesen…

Politically correct UNIX

In order for UNIX(tm) to survive into the nineties, it must get rid of its intimidating commands and outmoded jargon, and become compatible with the existing standards of our day. To this end, our technicians have come up with a new version of UNIX, System VI, for use by the PC – that is, the “Politically Correct.”

Politically Correct UNIX(tm)
System VI Release notes

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Fast Food The UNIX Way

Last night I dreamed that the Real World had adopted the “Unix Philosophy.” I went to a fast-food place for lunch. When I arrived, I found that the menu had been taken down, and all the employees were standing in a line behind the counter waiting for my orders. Each of them was smaller than I remembered, there were more of them than I’d ever seen before, and they had very strange names on their nametags. I tried to give my order … weiterlesen…

God logs in

In the beginning there was the computer. And God said % Let there be light! Enter user id. % God Enter password. % Omniscient Password incorrect. Try again. % Omnipotent Password incorrect. Try again. % Technocrat And God logged on at 12:01:00 AM, Sunday, March 1. % Let there be light! Unrecognizable command. Try again. % Create light Done % Run heaven and earth # And God created Day and Night. And God saw there were 0 errors. And God logged off … weiterlesen…