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CS 260
Unix/Linux Operating Systems


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Introduction to multi-user and multi-processing operating systems through a study of the Linux/UNIX operating system as implemented on the microcomputer. Recommended: CS 125.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Explain the purpose and function of the Linux operating system.
  • Explain the purpose and function of files and disks.
  • List and explain Linux rules for naming files.
  • Compare and contrast the super user with the ordinary user.
  • Locate and explain the purpose and function of the objects found on the GNOME desktop.
  • Explain the purpose and function of gEdit and AbiWord utilities.
  • Compare and contrast the two major ways Linux provides for the user to interact with the computer.

  • Course Topics
  • An introduction to multi-user and multi processing operating systems through the study of the UNIX operating system as implemented on the microcomputer
  • Linux will be used to facilitate the learning experience

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    CS 260
    Winter 2014
    0538
    John Fowler
    CS 260
    Fall 2012
    0538
    John Fowler
    CS 260
    Fall 2010
    0527
    John Fowler
    CS 260
    Fall 2009
    0527
    John Fowler
    CS 260
    Fall 2008
    0527
    John Fowler


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.