|Duration: 3 days|
|Participants: Personnel interested in setting up and using a PC-running Linux, the next-generation UNIX that is available for free.|
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:
- Install Linux on PCs.
- Configure various utilities.
- Use a fully-functional UNIX system.
|Overview: This course introduces Linux, the premier, free, Unix equivalent operating system. Linux is fast becoming the most-portable operating system, with implementations on PCs (Intel platforms, Sparcstations 68000 (Mac, Atari, and Amiga). The IBM/Motorola/Apple Power PC, the DEC Alpha 64-bit architecture, and the HP RISC family. With Linux's high degree of compatibility with existing UNIX implementations, and convergence on System V, this platform is a serious contender in every way.|
|Prerequisites: Previous attendance at an introductory course on UNIX is necessary.|
|Format: Lecture and extensive hands-on workshops. Note that Linux CDs are part of the course only upon request. When taught at the client‘s site, classroom PCs must have an available hard drive where students can install Linux.|
- Introduction to UNIX and Linux
- Installation of a Linux System
- Configuring a Network Connection
- Adding Users to the System
- Booting with Multiple Operating System using LiLo
- Configuring the X server
- Using xdm
- Mounting Devices