Through hands-on laboratory and focused class discussions, participants master essential skills by exploring, experimenting, and solving problems.
With the support and supervision of an experienced educator, students are guided in appropriate steps on a live UNIX system.
Each student receives a handbook consisting of detailed and carefully crafted modular guides that provide step-by-step instructions, command summaries, and essential diagrams. This handbook includes appendices and a complete index, making it an essential resource both in the classroom and on the job.
Any individual who needs a fundamental understanding of UNIX. This course forms a suitable introduction for system, network and database administrators, and programmers developing software on the UNIX platform.
After completing this course students are able to:
- Log on to a UNIX system
- Understand basic UNIX features
- Use essential utilities
- Communicate with other users
- Create and edit files using vi
- Learn file manipulation commands to copy, rename, move and print
- Access on-line help and documentation
- Navigate the file system
- Create, remove and manipulate directories
- Appropriately modify file and directory permissions
- Manage the user’s processes
- Access system and network resources
- Redirect output from a utility to a file or pipe to another utility
No UNIX experience is required, although experience using a computer is helpful.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Overview of UNIX
Chapter 2: Getting Started
Chapter 3: File System Concepts
Chapter 4: Basic Commands
Chapter 5: Using the vi Editor
Chapter 6: File Permissions
Chapter 7: Korn Shell Features
Chapter 8: UNIX Environment
Chapter 9: Shell Variables
Chapter 10: Configuration Files
Appendix A: Network Commands
Appendix B: Processes
Appendix C: C Shell Specifics
Appendix D: Additional Help