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CMP 214 - Linux / Unix System Administration

Registration Option: Open Enrollment

Total Course Hours: 12

Materials:  You must purchase Textbook(s)/ materials and bring them to the first class

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Linux and UNIX power most of the most powerful supercomputers in the world today ( This introductory course in Linux/UNIX system administration emphasizes administration of systems rather than their use from an end-users 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 ( Linux distribution. 


Prerequisites: Linux/Unix--Levels I and II or equivalent experience.


  • Demonstrate an understanding of system administration in Linux/UNIX with emphasis on installation and configuration
  • Demonstrate an understanding of user administration, and service management.
  • Install new software.