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Linux / Unix System Administration Introduction, CMP214

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Linux and UNIX power most of the most powerful supercomputers in the world today (top500.org). This introductory course in Linus/UNIX system administration emphasizes administration of systems rather than their use from an end-user's point of view. Topics covered include system installation and configuration, user and group administration, service management, software installation, package management, and security. This is a "hands-on" course using the popular Ubuntu (ubuntu.com) Linux distribution.

Prerequisites:
Linux / UNIX Level I

and II or equivalent experience.

Classroom Hours: 12

Textbook: Books may be purchased at the MC Bookstore Rockville, or online. You will need to know the CMP#(Continuing Education classes) for the class you are taking in order to look up information about the textbook. Please bring your textbook to the first class session.

Updated information about our classes may be found on our Continuing Education Classes home page.

Technology update: Please bring a Flash Drive/Memory Stick 512MB or larger to class which will enable you to save your class work.