IT 260: Introduction to Unix/Linux Systems Administration

Credits 5
Quarter Offered

An introduction to the Unix/Linux operating system and Unix/Linux system administration. Prepares student for CompTIA Linux+ Part A exam. This class may include students from multiple sections.

  1. Analyze problems and design Linux/UNIX solutions using shell command files and scripts.
  2. Describe how Linux/UNIX supports processes, memory management, input/output, and the file system.
  3. Describe the functions of an operating system.
  4. Describe the main Linux/UNIX system administration tasks.
  5. Employ common Linux/UNIX shell features including I/O redirection, piping, command substitution, and simple job control.
  6. Explain shell-specific facilities including the use of environmental and local variables, and the built-in programming language.
  7. Set up a Linux/UNIX environment.
  8. Use common and advanced Linux/UNIX utilities.