COMP 319: Introduction to Unix

Course Information

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An introduction to the UNIX operating system. Topics include files and directories, electronic mail, security, advanced file systems, network utilities, network file sharing, text utilities, shell programming, UNIX internals, UNIX system administration (essentials), the X windowing system, systems programming, and secure shell (SSH).

Description

An introduction to the UNIX operating system. Topics include files and directories, electronic mail, security, advanced file systems, network utilities, network file sharing, text utilities, shell programming, UNIX internals, UNIX system administration, the X windowing system, and systems programming. Programming assignments involve the UNIX shell script language.

Outcome

After taking this course, students will develop a working knowledge of Unix and be able to use modern Unix operating systems such as Linux, OS X, or Solaris.

Syllabi

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