This course is designed to teach the basics of the Linux environment. Class activities include accessing a system, navigating the directory hierarchy, using the vi editor, using common commands, tools, and scripting concepts.
On Completion of this course, the student should be able to:
Log in to an Linux system and set a user password
Use Linux online documentation
Use the vi editor
Manage Linux files and directories
Describe the purpose of the shell
Execute common Linux commands and manage Linux processes
Customize the working environment
Use common Linux utilities
Write simple shell scripts
This course requires no experience with Linux or Power systems. General knowledge of computers is expected, though no intermediate or advanced skills are required.