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Course Title: LINUX OPERATING SYSTEM
This course covers use of the Linux operating system running in a desktop computer environment. It provides an introduction to the installation, configuration, troubleshooting and use of this popular Open Source software. Topics include the Gnome and KDE graphical desktop, working within the bash shell and understanding Linux file system structure including directories, files, file ownership and permissions. Students will learn how to find and install additional packages and system software updates using the utilities provided by the platform. It also covers the Open Source Software movement in general and its importance in the IT world.
Prerequisite: CIST 0262