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 Winter 2019 term.
Fri Jan 11 - Fri Mar 29 12 Weeks
|Jan 11 - Mar 29||Fri||18:00 - 21:00||DTC Rm. 360|
|Jan 11 - Mar 29||Online|
Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.
Fri Apr 12 - Fri Jul 05 12 Weeks
|Apr 12 - Jul 05||Fri||18:00 - 21:00||DTC Rm. 360|
|Apr 12 - Jul 05||Online|
TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2014
COMP 2766 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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|Linux Command Line|
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