Basic system operations

Many of the functions and features of the IBM® i platform are specific to IBM and the IBM i operating system, and might not be familiar to you. This information introduces some of the key concepts and basic system operation tasks, such as using system interfaces; working with devices, printer output, and the control panel; and turning on or turning off the system.

Many of these topics provide an introduction and example, and then suggest further resources for more detailed or advanced information.

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