Jelena Mamčenko Operating Systems Lecture Notes on Operating Systems 75•File viewing and editing: morelessedviemacsheadtail•Text processing: echocatgrepsortuniqsedawkcuttrsplitprintf•File comparison: commcmpdiffpatch•Miscellaneous shell tools: yestestxargs•System administration: chmodchownpssuwwho•Communication: mailtelnetftpfingerssh•Authentication: suloginpasswd42OS/2 OPERATING SYSTEM In the early 1990s, two of the biggest names in the PC world, IBM and Microsoft, joined forces to create OS/2, with the goal of making it the "next big thing" in graphical operating systems. Well, it didn't quite work out that way. :^) The story behind OS/2 includes some of the most fascinating bits of PC industry history, but it's a long story and not one that really makes sense to get into here. The short version goes something like this: Microsoft and IBM create OS/2 with high hopes that it will revolutionize the PC desktop.
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