Dec 02, 2022  
SFCC Catalog 2021-2022 
SFCC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ISCS 116 - Introduction to Linux

Credits: 3

An introduction to the popular Linux operating system, a variant of UNIX. Linux powers the majority of the world’s supercomputers, most servers, and millions of devices. Students gain hands-on experience with remote login using a secure shell to navigate the Linux file system and directories. Students create directories and files, as well as perform directory and file operations. A text editor is introduced that gives students an opportunity to explore file creation, file permissions, and searching and extracting data from files. Students learn how to implement Linux utilities and perform simple shell commands. In addition, students create scripts and simple programs and perform basic system security. Revision control systems are introduced using Git. Additional topics may be included.

Offered: Fall.
Two lecture hours, two lab hours.

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