This hands-on course follows on from COMP 1002 and replaces COMP 2765/COMP 2770 and includes blended online delivery. Students are introduced to command line Linux concepts using the GNU/Linux operating system on the Intel platform. They will install the Linux operating system, partition a disk, create and mount a file system, and configure the boot loader and services. Labs and exercises focus on how to navigate the file system, manipulate files and directories, and set permissions Participants will manage processes, users, groups and passwords in a Linux environment and learn to edit text files using vi editor. They will also practice how to redirect input, output, manage error messages, plus use shell metacharacters. Topics include: login procedures, the Linux/Unix shell, the file system, and directory management, text editing and process control. An introduction to basic Linux system administration tasks and Linux security concepts are also covered. This course provides a foundation in the Linux environment plus some preparation for the Linux LPI certification exams. Upon successful completion, students will be prepared to move on to more advanced courses in Linux administration and Linux scripting.
COMP 1002 or equivalent knowledge
Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.
Fri Sep 18 - Fri Dec 04 12 Weeks
|Sep 18 - Dec 04||Fri||18:00 - 21:00||DTC Online Delivery|
|Sep 18 - Dec 04||Online Online Delivery|
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Winter 2021
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