Introduction to Unix – Syllabus
Title: Introduction to Unix/Linux
Course Description: An interactive introduction course on Unix and Linux.
Goals: This course is designed to be an interactive tutorial into using the Unix/Linux environment
Instructor(s): Technical Services Group at Florida Atlantic University
Contact: http://tsg.eng.fau.edu or via email (see website)
Classroom: Spring 2015 – EE207 – Wed and Fri 2 to 3 PM (the same class is taught both days in the week to allow for schedule conflicts with regular classes. Just show up on Wednesday or Friday each week)
Office Hours: None (Last 10 minutes of class will be for Q & A)
No books or materials need to be purchased. The following guide will be used as a rough guide throughout the course:
in addition the following materials and videos can also help you in your further advancements:
And some humor when you get frustrated with things:
Pre-requisites: A willingness to learn about Unix/Linux and how it can be applied to your academic and research goals and post-university career.
This course is being designed in real-time during the Spring 2015 semester so please visit this page for updated schedule.
- The Unix philosophy
- Why learn and use Unix?
- Unix and Linux variations
- Lets get started!
- Introduction to the Bash shell
- Basic Unix commands
- Unix/Linux filesystem
- File Permissions
- The VI Editor
- Shell operations
- Basic shell scripting in Bash
- FAU Specific Resources
- Unix tools and techniques
- Advanced shell scripting in Bash
- Advanced Unix operations