Book review: Universal Command Guide for Operating Systems

Monday, 14 October 2002, 1:50 PM EST

Make no mistake, the command references are great. If I spent the time, however, I could compile something very similar just by printing out man pages and online documentation; it would be a great deal of work, but nevertheless possible.

Where this books moves to the must-have category is in the very first chapter, "Quick Command Index". This 112-page table alphabetically lists every command from every operating system addressed in the book and gives its complement within all the other operating systems. Iíll illustrate by starting with an easy example. Looking up the ls command on page 50, I see that this functionality is provided by ndir in NetWare, and dir in the Microsoft world. The table even offers columnar distinctions on the Microsoft side of things between Windows 9x, NT, and XP.

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