2019-2020 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

CIS 112 Linux Operating Systems

(Contact Hours: 3) This course introduces GNU/Linux concepts and skills to students with a basic understanding of personal computer configuration and usage. The course covers the history and purpose of *NIX systems, usage of common *NIX desktop applications, interacting with *NIX utilities via a command line interface, installation of applications, utilities, and system services. More advanced topics which are addressed include writing minor shell scripts, managing scheduled tasks using cron, and setting up daemons (e.g. web, file, and mail servers). PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of CIS 110 is REQUIRED.