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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSNT 259 Linux+ Certification Preparation

3 credits
Prepares advanced students for taking the current CompTIA Linux+ certification exam.  The outcomes match directly to the four domains of CompTIA’s LPIC-1 exam objectives.

Prerequisites: CSNT 117  and CSNT 124  or instructor permission

Quarters Offered: Summer

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Determine and configure hardware settings. Boot the system. Change runlevels/boot targets and shutdown or reboot system. (101)
  • Design hard disk layout. Install a boot manager. Manage shared libraries. (102)
  • Work on the command line. Process text streams using filters. Perform basic file management. Use streams, pipes and redirects. Create, monitor and kill processes. Modify process execution priorities. Search text files using regular expressions. Perform basic file editing operations using vi. (103)
  • Create partitions and filesystems. Maintain the integrity of filesystems. Control mounting and unmounting of filesystems. Manage disk quotas. Manage file permissions and ownership. Create and change hard and symbolic links. Find system files and place files in the correct location. (104)
  • Use online learning and research methods to remain current with industry certification objectives.

Total Hours: 40 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20