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System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems
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What Typographic Conventions Mean

The following table describes the typographic conventions used in this book.

Table P-1 Typographic Conventions

Typeface or Symbol

Meaning

Example

AaBbCc123

The names of commands, files, and directories; on screen computer output

Edit your .login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

machine_name% you have mail.

AaBbCc123

What you type, contrasted with on screen computer output

machine_name% su Password:

AaBbCc123

Command-line placeholder: replace with a real name or value

To delete a file, type rm filename.

AaBbCc123

Book titles, new words or terms, or words to be emphasized

Read Chapter 6 in User's Guide.

These are called class options.

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