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CITX 2210 - Linux Essentials

Computer Information Technology Electronics Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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.

Credits

6.0

Cost

$1,140.22 - $1,151.65 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 42133

Tue Sep 14 - Thu Dec 09 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Dec 09 Tue/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE01 Rm. 208

Instructor

Steven Ng

Course Outline

Cost

$1,151.65

Notes

  1. No class on Thursday, September 30th (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation) or on Thursday, November 11th (Remembrance Day). 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 khoward18@bcit.ca. 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.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

Winter 2022

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 84206

Sat Jan 08 - Sat Apr 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 02 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 DTC DTC Rm. 360

Instructor

Steven Ng

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,140.22

Notes

  1. No class on Saturday, February 19th (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 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.

CRN 79251

Mon Jan 10 - Mon Apr 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 04 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE01 Rm. 123

Instructor

Steven Ng

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,151.65

Notes

  1. No class on Monday, February 21st (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 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.

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

CITX 2210 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Network Administrator Technician
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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