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.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of CITX 2210 for the Fall 2022 term.
Tue Sep 13 - Thu Dec 01 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 42133
Class meeting times
|Sep 13 - Dec 01||Tue, Thu||18:30 - 21:30||Burnaby SE01 Rm. 208|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
This course is part of the Network Administrator Technician Associate Certificate program and can also be taken as a stand-alone course. Please direct any inquiries along with your BCIT Student ID to email@example.com. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a Part-time Studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
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
Linux Essentials (CITX 2210) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Energy
- Network Administrator Technician
Associate Certificate Part-time
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