The latest book by Prof. Dr. Syed Mansoor Sarwar, Vice-Chancellor, University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore. “Unix The Textbook”, (third edition) — has been ranked 1st in Book authority’s ranking of 73 Best Unix eBooks of all time and 2nd in the list of 100 Best UNIX Books of all time. Dr. Sarwar is the only Pakistani who has achieved such a coveted honor.
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The book was published in November 2016 by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis (a subsidiary of Informa), Boca Raton, Florida, USA. The first two editions of the book were published by Addison-Wesley (a subsidiary of Pearson Education), Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Informa and Pearson are top-20 ranked publishers in the world