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Linux Essentials

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Here is the class outline:

1. Prontuarios, Politicas de clase, Introducción Capítulo 1

Apr 6

A Welcome Introduction Chapter. Here we start to talk about what is Linux, who created and where are Linux right now.

2. Chapter 2 - Operating Systems

Apr 7

This chapter will cover the following exam objectives: Linux Evolution and Popular Operating Systems Knowledge of Linux development and major distributions. Distributions Embedded Systems Choosing an Operating System Knowledge of major operating systems and Linux distributions Differences between Windows, OS X and Linux GUI versus command line Distribution life cycle management

3. Chapter 3 - Working in Linux

Apr 8

Linux Evolution and Popular Operating Systems Major Open Source Applications ICT Skills and Working in Linux

4. Open Source Software and Licensing

Apr 9

Open Source Initiative (OSI) Open source licensing Open source philosophy Free Software Foundation (FSF)

5. Command Line and Skills

Apr 13

This chapter will cover the following exam objectives: Command Line Basics Basics of using the Linux command line. Basic shell Command line syntax Variables Quoting

6. Linux Essentials - Chapter 6 - Getting Help

Apr 15

There are thousands of commands available with many options, making the command line a powerful tool. However, with this power comes complexity. Complexity, in turn, can create confusion. As a result, knowing how to find help while working in Linux is an essential skill for any user. Referring to help provides a quick reminder of how a command works, as well as being an information resource when learning new commands.

7. Chapter 7 - Navigating the Filesystem

Apr 16

This chapter will cover the following exam objectives: Using Directories and Listing Files Navigation of home and system directories and listing files in various locations. Files, directories Hidden files and directories Home directories Absolute and relative paths

8. Chapter 8 - Managing Files and Directories

Apr 20

This chapter will cover the following exam objectives: Creating, Moving and Deleting Files Create, move and delete files and directories under the home directory. Files and directories Case sensitivity Simple globbing

9. Module 9 - Archiving and Compression

Apr 21

This chapter will cover the following objectives: Archiving Files on the Command Line Archiving files in the user home directory. Files, directories Archives Compression

10. Repaso Examen 1

Apr 22

Un breve repaso del material estudiado durante los pasados capítulos del curso.

11. Chapter 10 - Working With Text

Apr 23

This chapter will cover the following exam objectives: Searching and Extracting Data from Files Search and extract data from files in the home directory. Key Knowledge Areas: Command line pipes I/O redirection Basic Regular Expressions using ., [ ], *, and ?

12. Chapter 11 - Basic Scripting

Apr 27

Turning Commands into a Script Turning repetitive commands into simple scripts. Basic shell scripting Awareness of common text editors (vi and nano)

13. Chapter 12 - Understanding Computer Hardware

Apr 27

Understanding Computer Hardware Familiarity with the components that go into building desktop and server computers. Hardware

14. The Free Software Foundation (FSF)

Apr 27

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a nonprofit with a worldwide mission to promote computer user freedom. We defend the rights of all software users

15. Chapter 13 - Where Data is Stored

Apr 28

Where Data is Stored Where various types of information are stored on a Linux system. Programs and configuration Processes Memory addresses System messaging Logging

16. Capitulo 16 - Creating Users and Groups

Apr 29

This chapter will cover the following objectives: Creating Users and Groups Creating users and groups on a Linux system. User commands Group commands User IDs

17. Chapter 17 - Ownership and Permissions

Apr 30

Managing File Permissions and Ownership Understanding and manipulating file permissions and ownership settings. File and directory permissions File and directory ownership

18. Chapter 18 - Special Directories and Files

May 4

This chapter will cover the following objectives: Special Directories and Files Special directories and files on a Linux system including special permissions. Using temporary files and directories Symbolic links

19. Lab 14: Network Configuration

May 6

This is Lab 14: Network Configuration. By performing this lab, students will learn about the configuration of their computers on the network. In this lab, you will perform the following tasks: Examine network configuration information

20. Lab 15: System and User Security

May 4

This is Lab 15: System and User Security. By performing this lab, students will be able to monitor who has been attempting to log in to the system, and view user and group permissions.

21. Challenge Labs

May 4

Laboratorios de prueba y desafios

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