Starting your Linux at Home

Who should attend?

 

This course is intended for technically oriented persons or programmers wanting to become familiar with the Linux operating system.

 

At a Glance

 

Overall the course is a thorough introduction and orientation of the Linux environment. Candidates will be able to install Linux and related packages on a PC; they will also be able to use the command language of Unix.

Course Level: Beginner

Time frame/Duration: 20 Hours

 
Prerequisites: Basic computer skills and knowledge.

Topics:

 

Chapter 1: Hardware and Architecture

Chapter 2: Linux Installation and Package Management

Chapter 3: GNU and Unix Commands

Chapter 4: Devices, Linux Filesystems, and the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard

Chapter 5: The X Window System

 

Learning outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Install an arbitrary Linux distribution and be familiar with the Linux interface.