Prerequisites: Math 0203 or adequate math placement test score, CS 1103 or by evaluation. § Criteria for evaluation is in division office.
This course is an introduction to the Linux operating system for users. It is designed for those with a DOS/Windows operating system background with little or no knowledge of Linux. Topics include the development of Linux; basic Linux operating system concepts; a comparison of Linux to MS Windows; frequently used Linux programs and utilities, shells, editors, and tools; X window GUI and applications; Linux and the internet; setting up Apache web server software; basic HTML and CGI programming for Linux; use of virtual machine software to create virtual machines of guest operating system on top of host operating system. A+ Certification Preparation Course. This course satisfies the computer proficiency requirement.