Introduction to Linux Administration – laboratory

Објавено: October 23, 2019
  1.    Course Title Introduction to Linux Administration – laboratory
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ07Л026
  3.    Study program KTI, TKII
  4.    Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
  5.    Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
  6.    Academic year/semester III/6, IV/8   7.    Number of ECTS credits 3.00
  8.    Lecturer Dr Danijela Efnusheva
  9.    Course Prerequisites

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  Getting to know the components of Linux. Administration and management of Linux operating systems. Upon completion of the course students will be able to perform simple and complex system administrator tasks.

11.    Course Syllabus: Introduction. A brief history of Linux. Linux and its derivatives. Installing Linux. Choice of distribution. Working with files and folders. Command line commands. Graphical tools for working with directories and files. Editing the user environment. Command "shell" environments. Command syntax. System variables. User profiles. Creating and managing users and groups. Command line and graphical tools. su and sudo commands. Software management. RPM, YUM and Debian package management. Package description, search, installation, update. Linux Application Repositories. Working with processes. Starting in the foreground. Launch in background. Active processes. Signals to processes. Working with services. System runlevels. Management of services. Command line and graphic tools. Monitoring the system. Memory. Processor. Hardware I/O components. Hard drive. Basics of working with TCP/IP and network cards. The concept of logs. System logs. Working with patches.

12.    Learning methods:  Lectures, auditory and laboratory exercises
13.    Total number of course hours 1 + 0 + 2 + 0
14.    Distribution of course hours 90
15.    Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 15
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 30
16.    Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers 15
16.2. Individual tasks 15
16.3. Homework and self-learning 15
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 10
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 10
17.3. Activity and participation 0
17.4. Final exam 80
18.    Grading criteria (points) up to 50 points     5 (five) (F)
from 51 to 60 points     6 (six) (E)
from 61 to 70 points     7 (seven) (D)
from 71 to 80 points     8 (eight) (C)
from 81 to 90 points     9 (nine) (B)
from 91 to 100 points   10 (ten) (A)
19.    Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Laboratory exercises
20.    Forms of assessment Two partial exams during the semester with a duration of 120 minutes each or one final exam in a corresponding exam session with a duration of 120 minutes. The laboratory exercises are also graded. The final grade includes points from the exam and the laboratory exercises.
It is not allowed to use books, scripts, manuscripts or notes of any kind during the exam, as well as a calculator, mobile phone, tablet or any other electronic device
21.    Language Macedonian and English
22.    Method of monitoring of teaching quality Internal evaluation and questionnaires
23.    Literature
23.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Nemeth Е., Snyder G., Hein, Whaley B. UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook, 4th Ed. Prentice Hall 2010
2 William E. Shotts Jr. The Linux Command Line: A Complete Introduction No Starch Press 2012
3 Wale Soyinka Linux Administration: A Beginner’s Guide, 7th Ed. McGraw-Hill Education 2015
23.2. Additional Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Christopher Negus  Linux Bible 9th Ed.  Wiley  2015