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Linux Essentials CITX 2210

Computer Information Technology Electronics Course

Course details

This course provides students with insight into the Linux operating system and reviews core skills in configuration and installation of the operating system. Both the command line and GUI interface are used. Students explore file systems, users and groups, the Bash shell, process management, the VI text editor, searching and organizing data, regular expressions and permissions. It is recommended that students have prior exposure to computer operating systems. Students must have access to a Windows based multi-media computer.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

6.0

Cost

$1,163.08 - $1,175.94 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of CITX 2210 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 84206

Duration

Sat Jan 07 - Sat Apr 01 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 84206
  • $1163.08
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 01 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 360
Instructor

Steven Ng

Course outline

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Cost

$1163.08

Important information
  1. No class on Saturday, February 18th (Family Day Weekend). This course is part of the Network Administrator Technician program and can also be taken as a stand-alone course. For any inquiries regarding the NAT program, please e-mail khoward18@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current in your myBCIT account.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 79251

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Apr 03 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 79251
  • $1175.94
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 03 Mon, Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$1175.94

Important information
  1. No class on Monday, February 20th (Family Day). This course is part of the Network Administrator Technician program and can also be taken as a stand-alone course. For any inquiries regarding the NAT program, please e-mail khoward18@bcit.ca. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current in your myBCIT account.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Edit text using the VI editor.
  • Manage Linux files and directories.
  • Manage user and group accounts.
  • Describe the Linux file system.
  • Conduct searches using regular expressions.
  • Customize the Bash shell.
  • Configure system permissions.

Effective as of Winter 2016

Related Programs

Linux Essentials (CITX 2210) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Network Administrator Technician
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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