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<h1>UNIX User's Supplementary Documents (USD)</h1>
<strong>4.3 Berkeley Software Distribution, Virtual VAX-11 Version
(February, 1986)</strong>
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This volume contains  documents  which  supplement  the manual  pages
in <em>The Unix User's Reference Manual</em> for the Virtual VAX-11
version of the system as distributed by U.C. Berkeley, and Volumes 2a
and 2b as provided by Bell Laboratories.
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<blockquote>
<dl><dt>
USD:1
<tt>	-	</tt>
Unix for Beginners - Second Edition

<dd>
An introduction to the most basic uses of the system.

<p><dt>
USD:2
<tt>	-	</tt>
Learn - Computer-Aided Instruction on UNIX (Second Edition)

<dd>
Describes  a  computer-aided  instruction  program that  walks new
users through the basics of files, the editor, and document
preparation software.
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<big><b>Basic Utilities</b></big>
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<blockquote>
<dl><dt>
USD:3
<tt>	-	</tt>
An Introduction to the UNIX Shell

<dd>
Steve Bourne's introduction to the capabilities of <em>sh</em>,  a
command interpreter especially popular for writing shell scripts.

<p><dt>
USD:4
<tt>	-	</tt>
An Introduction to the C shell
<dd>
This introduction to <em>csh</em>, (a  command  interpreter popular for
interactive work)  describes many commonly used UNIX  commands,
assumes  little  prior knowledge  of  UNIX, and has a glossary useful
for beginners.

<p><dt>
USD:5
<tt>	-	</tt>
DC - An Interactive Desk Calculator                    
<dd>
     A super HP calculator, if you do not need floating
     point.

<p><dt>
USD:6
<tt>	-	</tt>
BC - An Arbitrary Precision Desk-Calculator Language   
<dd>
     A front end for DC that provides  infix  notation,
     control flow, and built-in functions.
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<p>
<big><b>Communicating with the World</b></big>
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<blockquote>
<dl><dt>
USD:7
<tt>	-	</tt>
Mail Reference Manual
<dd>
     Complete details on one of the programs for  sending
     and reading your mail.

<p><dt>
USD:8
<tt>	-	</tt>
The Rand MH Message Handling System                    
<dd>
     This system for managing your computer  mail  uses
     lots of small programs, instead of one large one.

<p><dt>
USD:9
<tt>	-	</tt>
How to Read the Network News

<dd>
Describes how news works (generally) and some alternatives for reading
it, <em>readnews</em> and <em>vnews</em>.

<p><dt>
USD:10
<tt>	-	</tt>
How to Use USENET Effectively

<dd>
Describes the customs, protocols, and etiquette of network news, plus
answers to the questions most frequently asked by newcomers to the
network.

<p><dt>
USD:11
<tt>	-	</tt>
Notesfile Reference Manual

<dd>
This feature-packed system for maintaining computer-aided discussion
groups is also useful for reading netnews.
</dl>
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<p>
<big><b>Text Editing</b></big>
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<blockquote>
<dl><dt>
USD:12
<tt>	-	</tt>
A Tutorial Introduction to the Unix Text Editor        
<dd>
An easy way to get started with the  line  editor, <em>ed</em>.

<p><dt>
USD:13
<tt>	-	</tt>
Advanced Editing on Unix                              
<dd>
     The next step.

<p><dt>
USD:14
<tt>	-	</tt>
Edit: A Tutorial

<dd>
An introduction to <em>edit</em>, a line-oriented editor which is a
version of <em>ex</em>, assuming no previous knowledge of UNIX or
text editing.

<p><dt>
USD:15
<tt>	-	</tt>
An Introduction to Display Editing with Vi
<dd>
     The document to learn to use the <em>vi</em> screen editor.

<p><dt>
USD:16
<tt>	-	</tt>
Ex Reference Manual (Version 3.7)
<dd>
The final reference for the <em>ex</em> editor, which underlies both
<em>edit</em> and <em>vi</em>.

<p><dt>
USD:17
<tt>	-	</tt>
Jove Manual for UNIX Users
<dd>
     Jove is a  small,  self-documenting,  customizable
     display  editor,  based on EMACS.  A plausible 
     alternative to <em>vi</em>.

<p><dt>
USD:18
<tt>	-	</tt>
SED - A Non-interactive Text Editor                   
<dd>
     Describes a one-pass variant of <em>ed</em>  useful  as  a
     filter for processing large files.

<p><dt>
USD:19
<tt>	-	</tt>
AWK - A Pattern Scanning and Processing Language (Second Edition) 
<dd>
     A program for data selection and transformation.
</dl>
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<p>
<big><b>Document Preparation</b></big>
<p>

<blockquote>
<dl><dt>
USD:20
<tt>	-	</tt>
Typing Documents on UNIX: Using the -ms Macros with Troff and Nroff
<dd>
     Describes and gives examples of the basic  use  of
     the  typesetting  tools  and ``-ms'', a frequently
     used package of formatting requests that  make  it
     easier to lay out most documents.

<p><dt>
USD:21
<tt>	-	</tt>
A Revised Version of -ms
<dd>
     A brief description of the Berkeley revisions made
     to the -ms formatting macros for nroff and troff.

<p><dt>
USD:22
<tt>	-	</tt>
Writing Papers with <em>nroff</em> using -me

<dd>
     Another popular macro package for <em>nroff</em>.

<p><dt>
USD:23
<tt>	-	</tt>
-me Reference Manual
<dd>
     The final word on -me.

<p><dt>
USD:24
<tt>	-	</tt>
NROFF/TROFF User's Manual                             
<dd>
     Extremely detailed information about  these  document
     formatting programs.

<p><dt>
USD:25
<tt>	-	</tt>
A TROFF Tutorial                                      
<dd>
     An introduction to the most basic  uses  of  <em>troff</em>
     for  those who really want to know such things, or
     want to write their own macros.

<p><dt>
USD:26
<tt>	-	</tt>
A System for Typesetting Mathematics                  
<dd>
     Describes  <em>eqn</em>,  an  easy-to-learn  language   for
     high-quality mathematical typesetting.

<p><dt>
USD:27
<tt>	-	</tt>
Typesetting Mathematics - User's Guide (Second Edition) 
<dd>
     More details about how to use <em>eqn</em>.

<p><dt>
USD:28
<tt>	-	</tt>
Tbl - A Program to Format Tables                      
<dd>
     A program for easily typesetting tabular material.

<p><dt>
USD:29
<tt>	-	</tt>
Refer - A Bibliography System                         
<dd>
An introduction to one set of tools used to  main- tain  bibliographic
databases. The major program, <em>refer</em>, is used to automatically
retrieve and  for- mat the references based on document citations.

<p><dt>
USD:30	
<tt>	-	</tt>
Some Applications of Inverted Indexes on the UNIX System
<dd>
     Mike Lesk's paper describes the <em>refer</em> programs  in
     a somewhat larger context.

<p><dt>
USD:31
<tt>	-	</tt>
BIB - A Program for Formatting Bibliographies         
<dd>
This is an alternative to <em>refer</em> for expanding  citations in
documents.

<p><dt>
USD:32
<tt>	-	</tt>
Writing Tools - The STYLE and DICTION Programs        
<dd>
These are programs which can help  you  understand and improve your
writing style.
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<p>
<big><b>Amusements</b></big>
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<blockquote>
<dl><dt>
USD:33
<tt>	-	</tt>
A Guide to the Dungeons of Doom
<dd>
An introduction to the popular game  of  <em>rogue</em>,  a fantasy
game  which  is  one of the biggest known users of VAX cycles.

<p><dt>
USD:34
<tt>	-	</tt>
Star Trek

<dd>
You are the Captain of  the  Starship  Enterprise.  Wipe out the
Klingons and save the Federation.
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<small><strong>
Copyright 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986 Regents of the University of
California.
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<small>
Permission to copy these documents or any portion thereof
as necessary for licensed use of the software is granted to licensees
of this software, provided this copyright notice and statement of
permission are included.
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<small>
Documents USD:1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27,
28, 30, and 32 are copyright 1979, AT&amp;T Bell Laboratories,
Incorporated.  Holders of UNIX(TM)/32V, System III, or System V
software licenses are permitted to copy these documents, or any portion
of them, as necessary for licensed use of the software, provided this
copyright notice and statement of permission are included.
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<small>
Documents USD:8, 9, 10, 11, 17, and 31 are part of the user
contributed software.
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<small>
This manual reflects system enhancements made at Berkeley and
sponsored in part by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
(DoD), Arpa Order No. 4871 monitored by the Naval Electronics Systems
Command under contract No. N00039-84-C-0089.  The views and conclusions
contained in these documents are those of the authors and should not be
interpreted as representing official policies, either expressed or
implied, of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency or of the US
Government.
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