Introduces the UNIX/Linux operating system, including: task scheduling and management, memory management, input/output processing, internal and external commands, shell configuration, and shell customization. Explores the use of operating system utilities such as text editors, electronic mail, file management, scripting, and C/C++ compilers. Discusses trends in UNIX/Linux, including use of graphical user interfaces. Recommended: CS 160. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).


Distance Education: Web Course Information

CRN 20809

From the Instructor:
Hi Class,I always see a question regarding the need to learn Linux/Unix. A brief answer: Linux is a very popular Unix like operating system. Linux was first released in 1994 with version # 1.0. Linux is a multi-tasking and multi-user operating system. Initially it was developed for personal computer, but due to its some fantastic features and robustness, it is used in with various hardware. Currently Linux is a very popular operating system for servers. As per Wikipedia, more than 90% among 500 Fastest super computer runs some variant of Linux. Some mobile operating system like Android is also build on Linux kernel. You can say Linux is opensource version of Unix. Linux kernel code is available for public. You can take Linux kernel code and modify it by your own ways and create your own operating system
Course Specific Requirements:
This is an intro course, but it is not a intro to computers class. You are recommended to take at least cs160 so you are familiar with various aspects of Computer Science. Please take a look at the current syllabus and make sure that this course is for you:
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WEB » 20809 - 31-Mar-2014 thru 14-Jun-2014
Instructor: Walter T Morales
Notes: 2 Hr Lab TBD. More info:
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
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and - 31-Mar-2014 thru 14-Jun-2014
Instructor: Walter T Morales
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