APPENDIX 1C Unix Survival Guide

  1. Lincoln D. Stein

Published Online: 1 AUG 2002

DOI: 10.1002/0471250953.bia01cs00

Current Protocols in Bioinformatics

Current Protocols in Bioinformatics

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Stein, L. D. 2002. Unix Survival Guide. Current Protocols in Bioinformatics. 1:1C.

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  1. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, New York

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  1. Published Online: 1 AUG 2002
  2. Published Print: JAN 2003

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For a mixture of historical and practical reasons, much of the bioinformatics software discussed in this series runs on Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, or one of the many other Unix variants. This appendix provides the novice with easy-to-understand information needed to survive in the Unix environment.