The course is included in these curricula and study modules

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Provide basic knowledge in operating systems and practical skills in installation, usage and administration of Linux computers.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be aware of: - the functionality of an operating system - the security risks when connecting a computer to the Internet and be able to: - install ad administer Linux computers - install software - use compilators - configure a Linux computer by using both graphical and text based tools - program and use simple scripts - establish secure datacommunication

Course contents

The functionality of the operating system: - Operating system architectures - Processes and process handling - Memory management - Drivers - File systems - Security Linux in practice: - Using the command prompt - Handling processes - File handling - User management - Bash script - Boot loaders - Startup scripts - Run levels - Linux security in general

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Previous course names

Unix: The operating system

Recommended or required reading

Handouts.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 24 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 40 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 69 hours
  • Practical training - 0 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

A practical and a theoretical exam

Teacher

  • Karlsson Jonny
  • Scherbakov-Parland Andrej

Examiner

Shcherbakov Andrey

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2014-12-21

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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