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    book recommendation (operating systems)

    if you are learning operating systems or are interested in how they work
    operating systems with linux by john ogorman is agood book, im reading it for my degree because i have to write a unix shell, very good book.
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    whats a unix shell? Is that like, a totally new operating system? What language is it in? Do you need prior experience in that langauge?
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    A unix shell is an interface to the unix operating system. You type commands in the shell to do things, instead of clicking with a mouse.

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    yeah - similar to bash, it will be written in C
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    does that book provide enough information to enable you to write your own OS in C and ASM?
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