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Course Description

This course will provide the basics of the UNIX/Linux operating system, including the history and the use of UNIX/Linux with hands-on experience using commands and files. Topics to be covered include basic UNIX/Linux commands, text editing, files and directories, electronic mail, pipes and filters, and shell programming. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. ADVISORY: CSIS 1 or CSIS 2 or equivalent computer experience.

Learning Outcomes

  • Create documents using vi or emacs editor.
  • Write short programs in C, C++, and f77.
  • Create UNIX files and file utilities to manipulate the files.
  • Use sed, awk, and Perl to process UNIX files.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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