CIS 121: Linux/UNIX I: Fundamentals

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This course introduces UNIX and Linux tools to the experienced computer user and to those with only a basic knowledge of computers. The course covers the UNIX/Linux file system, communication with other users, editors, file manipulation and processing, basics of pipes and redirection, simple shell programming, introduction to the X Windows system, and a basic introduction to Linux. This course is designed to help students prepare for the LPI Linux Essentials Certificate.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Level II Prereq: Completion of a CIS (above CIS 100), CPS, or CSS course

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