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Using the Web to Get Help

One of the best ways to find help for a Unix problem is to do a Google search (www.google.com). Besides maintaining an extremely large database of Web pages, Google also provides search results from Usenet discussion groups, which can include a wealth of technical information and often provide better answers to Unix problems than other Web searches do.

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Figure 3.6 Search results from Google, limited to online discussion groups. Shown in the Safari browser.

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