Overview: Students will install Linux, configure the X Window System, and learn to navigate the Linux command-line shell. Students will also learn fundamental concepts common to Linux: the kernel, Linux filesystem, boot process and runlevels, shell scripting, and editing text files.
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Students should have 6-12 months experience with Linux. Familiarity with the Linux or Unix command line is required.
Detailed Class Syllabus
Chapter 1: What is Linux?
Linux Network Operating System
Multiple Users and Multitasking
Chapter 2: Installing Linux
Troubleshooting an Install
Chapter 3: Configuring and Troubleshooting X
The X Window System
Running X Applications
Chapter 4: Installing Red Hat Linux
Installing Red Hat Linux 6.0
Installing Red Hat Linux 6.1
Chapter 5: Installing TurboLinux 4.0
Preparing for Installation
Starting an Installation
Continue the Installation
Configure Network and Hardware Options
Package and System Installation
Chapter 6: Runlevels and Troubleshooting
The Boot Process (LILO)
The init Control file: /etc/inittab
Run Command Scripts (Red Hat)
Chapter 7: File System Fundamentals
The File Hierarchical System
Chapter 8: Navigation and the Linux Shell
The bash Shell
The Shell Environment
Chapter 9: Shell Processing and Scripting
Command Input and Output
Pipes and Filters
Chapter 10: Editing Text Files
The vi Editor
The vi Command
Alternatives to vi