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Date:      Wed, 4 Jun 1997 06:36:06 GMT
From:      Dejan Djukic <beaurat@circpc5.epfl.ch>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, jules.winnfield@cableinet.co.uk
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD Basics
Message-ID:  <199706040636.GAA05562@circpc5.epfl.ch>

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>
> I would like to know if there is a way I could find out about all the
> commands available to me, I have looked in the manual but it seems to go
> a bit in depth at this stage.

(Nearly) all the commands have their descriptions as "man" (manual)
pages.  Just type:

man <name>

and you will get all you need to know about the command <name>.
But, you will probably NEVER know ALL the commands available.

For the time being, a Unix manual would be much more pedagogic than
the on-line manual pages. I cannot tell which one exactly, there are 
plenty, perhaps one of the O'Reilly Editions manuals from "Nutshell" 
series.   Since you have your own Unix, you will need to do some 
system administration, and you may also need a manual on Unix system 
administration.  

>
> I would like to find out about the basic UNIX commands and how to use
> them for my needs.  One inparticular problem I have is mounting my DOS
> partitions and reading from them in FreeBSD, I have a program I'd like
> to transfer onto my FreeBSD partition from my DOS partition.

The best I can say here is that you type

man mount

and 

man mount_msdos

and read the information therein.





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