About The Instructor
Session, Dates: 1 (08/25/2008 - 12/13/2008)
Time: 06:00 - 08:50 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Hale Center 304
Seats Available: 16 Seats
This course is an introductory course in Open System Software, emphasizing Linux Operating System Administration. Students are provided with hands-on experience in basic Linux BASH shell commands and text editing using the command line interface (CLI). Creating, mounting, managing and maintaining a secure Linux file system are explored in detail. System Administration tasks such as Installing the Linux Operating System, customizing the X-Windows and Desktop Interfaces, User and Group Management, System Initialization, Process Management, Linux Printing, System Backup, Software Installation and Log management. Hands-on experiences will require students to configure the Network Interface and Network Services. Network Security as implemented by Linux is introduced. Concepts covered in this course will provide a strong foundation to prepare students for various Linux Certifications exams, i.e., Linux+, Red Hat Certified Technician, Linux Professional Institute LPI Certification, or the SAIR/GNU Certified Administrator (LCA) exams.
J. Packy Laverty, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer and Information Systems
Computer and Information Systems
Wheatley Center 310