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Publisher: University of KwaZulu-Natal 2010
Number of pages: 85
Contents: Introduction to Unix; ANSI C for Programmers on UNIX Systems; Operating Systems Theory (Process Synchronization, InterProcess Communication under Unix, Deadlock, Scheduling, Virtual Memory and Paging, Computer Security, etc.).
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