UNIX and Linux: Fundamentals
Course SpecificationsCourse number: 085989
Course length: 2.0 day(s)
You are familiar with the Microsoft Windows environment.
However, your organization is moving to the UNIX environment to operate applications
that specifically run on UNIX. You need to get familiar with working in UNIX.
In the Unix and Linux: Fundamentals course, you will use the command line interface (CLI) in
UNIX to perform basic tasks.
Course Objective: You will be introduced to UNIX and work with its files and directories.
You will also manage the processes and jobs in UNIX.
Target Student: Individuals who are using the Windows desktop operating system and
are migrating to UNIX or a mixed Windows/UNIX environment.
Prerequisites: Competence in basic Windows operating system functions
such as opening and saving files, managing windows, launching applications,
and configuring desktop preferences, as well as a general understanding of
personal computer concepts such as hardware, software, processing, and data
storage. Some of the Element K computer literacy courses that can serve as
a prerequisite are:
- Windows XP Professional: Level
Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.
- Windows XP Professional: Level
- One system for the instructor—Allocate instructor machine
for Fedora Core 9 installation.
- One system per student—Allocate student machine for
Fedora Core 9 installation.
- A display system to project the instructor’s computer
- Ethernet HUB or Switch (number of ports depend on the number
of student machines)
- LAN cables.
Linux System Hardware Requirements
- Memory: 512 MB or higher
- Free disk space: 20 GB or more
- A Pentium IV processor or higher
- DVD drive (Boot capable)
- Generic keyboard and mouse
- Display card (VGA - 256 color 800x600)
- Network Interface Cards (NIC)
- Generic Monitor
Linux System Software Requirements
- A licensed copy of Fedora Linux 9 for the instructor and students.
Performance-Based ObjectivesUpon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- get started with UNIX.
- work with files and directories.
- manage the security permissions of files and directories.
- create and edit files by using the vi editor.
- manage processes in UNIX.
- learn how to manage jobs.
- manage communication with different computers.
- Lesson 1: Getting Started
- Topic 1A: Understand
the UNIX Architecture
- Topic 1B: Log In to the System
- Topic 1C: Use Basic Commands
- Topic 1D: Customize the Shell Environment
- Topic 1E: Get Help
- Lesson 2: Working with Files and Directories
- Topic 2A: Understand
- Topic 2B: Display Files and Directories
- Topic 2C: Display
- Topic 2D: Create
Files and Directories
- Topic 2E: Manage Files and Directories
- Topic 2F: Search Files and Directories
- Lesson 3: Managing File Permissions
- Topic 3A: Modify File Permissions
- Topic 3B: Modify File and Group Ownership
- Topic 3C: Modify Default Permissions
- Lesson 4: Editing Files
- Topic 4A: Create Files
- Topic 4B: Modify Files
- Topic 4C: Modify Files Using Advanced Techniques
- Topic 4D: Edit Text Using ex Commands
- Lesson 5: Managing Processes
- Topic 5A: Display Processes
- Topic 5B: Terminate Processes
- Lesson 6: Managing Jobs
- Topic 6A: Control Jobs
- Topic 6B: Schedule Jobs
- Lesson 7: Managing Communication
- Topic 7A: Access Remote Computers
- Topic 7B: Transfer Files