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CITX 2210 - Linux Essentials

Computer Information Technology Electronics Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

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

$1,074.84 - $1,081.98 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 39027

Sat Sep 15 - Sat Dec 15 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 15 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 DTC Rm. 360

Instructor

Steven Ng

Course Outline

Cost

$1,074.84

Notes

  1. No Class on Saturday, October 6th (Thanksgiving Weekend) and Saturday, November 10th (in lieu of Remembrance Day). This course is part of the Network Administrator Technician certificate and can also be taken as a stand-alone course. For inquiries regarding this course, please contact klam115@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

CRN 42133

Mon Sep 17 - Wed Dec 12 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 17 - Dec 12 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 1915

Instructor

Patrick Duffey

Course Outline

Cost

$1,081.98

Notes

  1. No class on Monday, October 8th (Thanksgiving Day), and Monday, November 12th (in lieu of Remembrance Day). This course is part of the Network Administrator Technician certificate and can also be taken as a stand-alone course. For inquiries regarding this course, please contact klam115@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 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 84206

Sat Jan 05 - Sat Apr 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Apr 06 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 DTC Rm. 360

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,074.84

Notes

  1. No class on Saturday, February 16 (Family Day Weekend) and April 20 (Easter Weekend). This course is part of the Network Administrator Technician certificate. For inquiries, please contact Kelly Lam at klam115@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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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CRN 79251

Mon Jan 07 - Wed Apr 03 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 03 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 1915

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,081.98

Notes

  1. No class on February 18 (Family Day) and April 22 (Easter Monday). This course is part of the Network Administrator Technician certificate. For inquiries, please contact Kelly Lam at klam115@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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

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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