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1
8/28

Class and Linux Overview

  • Understand how this course will work
  • Overview of computers and UNIX/Linux
  • Learn how to login via ssh
  • Learn first UNIX/Linux commands

Materials

Supplemental

  • Login credentials worksheet (download)
  • Howto #146: Logging into Opus (download)

Assignment

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1.1-1.15
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2,4,5,
p113-115,
p164-172
(Hahn)
 
2
9/4

Quiz 1

Commands

  • Understand how the UNIX login operation works
  • Meet John the Ripper and learn how vulnerable a poor password is
  • Understand basic command syntax and operation
  • Understand program files and what happens when they are run
  • Understand how the shell works and environment variables
  • Understand how to get online documentation

Materials

Assignment

  • Read/skim Lesson 2 slides
  • Lab 2

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2.3-2.7
2.11
3.7-3.20
4.19-4.22
9.1-9.2
(Gillay)
Lab 1

Student Survey
 9/7 Last day to add CIS 90    
3
9/11

Quiz 2

Communication

  • write command
  • IRC and irssi
  • Command line email using mailx
  • Overview on end-to-end email

Materials

Assignment

  • Read/skim Lesson 3 slides
  • Lab 3

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 Lab 2
4
9/18

Quiz 3

The UNIX File System

  • Become familiar with the UNIX file hierarchy
  • Be able to navigate the hierarchy using cd, ls and pwd commands
  • Understand the key elements of a file
  • Be able to distinguish the different UNIX file types
  • Learn appropriate commands to view file contents

Materials

Assignment

  • Read/skim Lesson 4 slides
  • Lab 4

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2.1
2.10
2.17
4.1
4.8
4.11-4.12
(Gillay)

24
p659-669
(Hahn)
Lab 3

5 posts
5
9/25

Quiz 4

Review

  • Review lessons 1-4
  • Practice skills
  • Learn about filename expansion characters

Materials

Assignment

  • Read/skim Lesson 5 slides
  • Practice Test 1 (canvas)

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 Lab 4
6
10/2

Test #1

Managing Files

  • Creating
  • Copying
  • Moving
  • Renaming
  • Removing
  • Linking

Materials

Assignment

  • Read/skim Lesson 6 slides
  • Lab 5

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5
8.4
8.13-8.16
(Gillay)

25
p715-729
p740-746
(Hahn)
 
7
10/9

Quiz 5

File Permissions

  • Viewing and configuring
  • Users (owners), groups and others
  • Read, Write, Execute
  • Effect on commands
  • File creation defaults (umask)

Materials

Assignment

  • Read/skim Lesson 7 slides
  • Lab 6

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8
(Gillay)

25
p729-738
(Hahn)
Lab 5
8
10/16

Quiz 6

Input/Output Processing

  • stdin, stdout, stderr
  • Redirection
  • Filters and tees
  • Searches using find and grep commands
  • Pipes

Materials

Assignment

  • Read/skim Lesson 8 slides
  • Lab 7

Extra Credit Lab

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7
(Gillay)

15
(Hahn)
Lab 6

5 posts
9
10/23

Quiz 7

Review

Materials

Assignment

  • Read/skim Lesson 9 slides
  • Practice Test 2 (canvas)

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 Lab 7
10
10/30

Test #2

UNIX Processes

  • Definition
  • Lifecycle
  • Process information
  • Job control
  • Signals
  • Load balancing

Materials

Assignment

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9
(Gillay)
 
11
11/6

Quiz 8

Editing with vi

  • Moving around the file
  • Reading and writing
  • Input mode
  • Cut, copy, paste
  • Miscellaneous

Materials

  • Presentation slides (download)
  • Reference sheet (vi)

Assignment

  • Read/skim Lesson 11 slides
  • Lab 9

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6
(Gillay)
Lab 8
12
11/13

Quiz 9

The Shell Environment

  • Variables
  • Environment
  • .bash_profile
  • .bashrc

Materials

Assignment

  • Read/skim Lesson 12 slides
  • Lab 10

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9
(Gillay)
Lab 9

5 posts
13
11/20

Quiz 10

Printing and Shell Scripting

  • . and exec commands
  • Shell Scripting
  • UNIX printing

Materials

Assignment

  • Read/skim Lesson 13 slides
  • Project

Extra Credit Labs

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9
(Gillay)
Lab 10
14
11/27

More Shell Scripting

  • More Shell Scripting
  • scp command
  • tar command

Materials

Assignment

  • Read/skim Lesson 14 slides
  • Project (continued)

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10
(Gillay)
 
15
12/4

File Transfer and Review

  • Filezilla
  • scp command
  • Make your own Opus
  • Project presentations

Materials

Assignment

  • Read/skim Lesson 15 slides
  • Practice Test for Final (canvas)

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10
(Gillay)
Project
 12/9

Test #3 (the final exam)

Time

  • MONDAY 1:00PM - 3:50PM in Room 828 or online

Materials

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 5 posts
Lab X1
Lab X2

* All assignments are due by 11:59PM (Opus time) on the date indicated. Late work is not accepted.