Introduction to Operating Systems

Course Title  

Introduction to Operating Systems

Course Code

IT5489

Level  

5

Status            

Compulsory

Credits

15

Prerequisite 

None

Course offered in

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Duration

1 trimester

 

Aim

  • To introduce the underlying principles, evolution and the implementation of operating systems.
  • To provide an opportunity to gain experience in using operating system instructions.

 

Indicative Course Content

Using Linux, Command Line Interface, Help in Linux, Understanding Files in Linux, Working with Files and Directories, Archiving and Compression, Pipes & Redirection Intro to Scripting, Linux Server Installation, Managing Packages and Processes, Linux Networking, Network Configuration, Users and Security, System and User Security, Managing Users and Groups, Supporting End users, Permissions, Ownership and Permissions , Special Permissions, Links and File Locations

 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify the components of information technology.
  2. Describe the evolutionary path of operating systems.
  3. Describe the background and underlying principles of operating systems.
  4. Describe the operational methods of operating systems.
  5. Apply operating system commands.

 

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