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Weekly Class Notes

Sep  9 05:39 2014  week01notes.html   Introduction and Course Linux Server
Sep 24 15:19 2014  week02notes.html   passwords, man pages, shell command line, and pathnames
Sep 24 15:17 2014  week03notes.html   pathnames, finding files, GLOB patterns
Sep 29 09:02 2014  week04notes.html   redirection, text editors, nano, vim
Jan  4 12:54 2015  week05notes.html   Redirection, Variables, Start-up Files, Midterm #1
Oct 14 01:55 2014  week06notes.html   Start-up Files, Search $PATH, Quoting, File Systems
Oct 17 06:05 2014  week07notes.html   File Systems
Sep  6 01:35 2015  week08notes.html   File Systems, Symbolic Links
Sep  6 01:35 2015  week09notes.html   Review, Permissions, Midterm #2
Nov  7 17:39 2014  week10notes.html   Permissions, package management, system logging, processes
Nov 13 12:08 2014  week11notes.html   processes, jobs, kill, at, cron, users and groups
Nov 22 14:54 2014  week12notes.html   disks, partitions, file systems, fdisk
Dec  6 06:01 2014  week13notes.html   Boot process, GRUB, Run Levels
Dec  6 06:01 2014  week14notes.html   Quoting for Remote Shells, Final Exam Preparation

Important Notes (alphabetical order)

May  5 03:39 2015  000_README.html   README for CST8207 – GNU/Linux Operating Systems I
Feb  9 02:07 2015  000_centos_install.html   CentOS Download, Installation in VMware, and Configuration
Nov 24 01:37 2014  000_centos_marking.html   CentOS: Remote Checking, Marking, and Submitting your Work
Dec 24 11:58 2014  000_centos_virtualbox_install.html   Installation of CentOS in VirtualBox
Nov 20 11:59 2014  000_centos_vmware_tools.html   CentOS VMware Tools Installation and verification
Apr 25 10:51 2016  000_network_diagnostics.html   Network Diagnostics: Finding and fixing problems
Aug 15 17:24 2016  000_test_instructions.html   Instructions for writing Tests and Exams
Sep  1 06:10 2014  003_outsourcing.html   Outsourcing your computer job for $5/hour
Sep  6 05:26 2016  005_this_is_your_brain.html   This is your Brain on the Internet – Multi-Tasking research
Jan 16 22:43 2016  008_how_to_report_problems.html   How to ask good questions and report problems well
Sep  7 20:10 2015  010_why_linux.html   Why Learn the Unix/Linux Command Line and Shells?
Jan 22 01:28 2016  015_file_transfer.html   File transfer to/from Unix/Linux machines
Aug  6 23:07 2015  020_learning_sysadmin.html   Learning and Loving the System Administrator Job
Aug 31 04:16 2016  030_modern_education.html   The roles of professor and student in modern education
Dec 25 15:26 2014  050_course_introduction.html   CST8207 Introduction to the Course, Outline, Timetable, Marks
Sep 11 12:24 2016  070_course_linux_server.html   The Course Linux Server [CLS]
Sep  7 23:17 2015  110_remote_login.html   Remote Network Log In Between Computers
Sep 14 02:27 2016  120_shell_basics.html   Unix/Linux and Shell Basics – miscellaneous small topics
Sep 16 02:51 2016  140_man_page_RTFM.html   Searching for items in the Unix manual pages (RTFM)
Jan 20 03:33 2016  150_arguments_and_options.html   Command Arguments and Options
Sep 19 02:47 2016  160_pathnames.html   Unix/Linux File System and Pathnames (ROOT, absolute, relative, dot, dot dot)
Sep 19 02:58 2016  170_home_and_HOME.html   Directories: ROOT, /root, HOME, /home, and current
Jan 27 03:31 2016  180_finding_files.html   Searching for and finding files by name, size, userid, modify time, etc.
Feb  1 09:29 2016  185_find_and_xargs.html   Using find -exec or xargs to process pathnames with other commands
Sep 25 16:26 2016  190_glob_patterns.html   Shell GLOB patterns (wildcard pathname matching)
Apr 22 10:58 2016  200_redirection.html   Unix/Linux Shell I/O Redirection (including stdin, stdout, stderr, and Pipes)
Sep 25 16:49 2016  300_vi_text_editor.html   The VI (VIM) Text Editor
Feb 10 02:57 2016  320_shell_variables.html   Shell Variables – quoting, local variables, environment variables, USER HOME SHELL PATH TERM $$
Feb 29 15:27 2016  350_startup_files.html   Login and Shell Startup Files, aliases, options: .bash_profile and .bashrc
Feb 21 05:03 2015  370_optional_settings.html   BASH Shell Settings for Sysadmin (optional)
Feb 24 02:39 2016  400_search_path.html   Shell search PATH – finding and running commands
Feb 26 05:13 2016  440_quotes.html   Shell Command Line Quoting Mechanisms
Feb  9 02:05 2015  445_quotes_for_remote.html   Unix/Linux Shell Quoting for remote shells
Feb 24 03:22 2016  450_file_system.html   Unix/Linux File System – directories, inodes, hard links
Feb 26 06:23 2015  455_links_and_inodes.html   Hard links and Unix/Linux file system index nodes (inodes)
Feb 19 01:12 2013  455_links_and_inodesA.html   Hard links and Unix file system nodes (inodes)
Feb 28 16:44 2016  457_disk_usage.html   Unix/Linux Disk Usage, Hard Links, Quotas, Finding Inodes
Feb  9 02:05 2015  460_symbolic_links.html   Symbolic Links – Soft Links – Symlinks
Jun  6 23:26 2016  500_permissions.html   Unix Modes and Permissions, whoami, id, uid, gid, groups, ls -l, chmod
Mar  9 05:38 2016  510_umask.html   Permissions masking with umask, chmod, 777 octal permissions
Sep  4 09:58 2016  520_package_management.html   Useful programs: gzip - compression, tar - file archiving, diff - comparison
Oct 27 14:48 2014  580_system_log_files.html   Unix/Linux system logging, log files, kernel messages
Nov  8 04:29 2014  600_processes_and_jobs.html   Unix/Linux Processes, Jobs, background, foreground, kill, killall
Mar 23 02:41 2016  630_crontab_at_job_scheduler.html   Delayed and Repeated Scheduled Execution – at, cron, crontab, and mail
Nov 26 02:35 2014  700_users_and_groups.html   Users and Groups – /etc/passwd, /etc/group, su, sudo, chsh, useradd, gpasswd, etc.
Mar 24 14:03 2015  710_linux_partitions.pdf   
Nov 14 05:41 2014  720_partitions_and_file_systems.html   Unix/Linux Partitions and File Systems – fdisk, mkfs, mount, swap
Mar 24 02:37 2014  730_create_vmware_disk.pdf   
Mar 18 02:43 2015  750_booting_and_grub.html   Unix/Linux Boot Process, GRUB, Run Levels, services, telinit, chkconfig, single-user, systemd
Jan  4 12:53 2015  805_data_mining.html   Using commands and pipes to “mine” and extract data
Nov 26 05:38 2014  900_unix_command_list.html   Unix/Linux Command List You Should Know (Weekly Cumulative)
Nov 17 11:04 2014  910_lynda_index.html   Index to lynda.com videos (weekly cumulative)

Worksheets (not for hand-in)

Feb 23 04:27 2014  worksheet02.html   Lab Worksheet #2 - Fall 2013
Feb 23 04:27 2014  worksheet02.odt   Lab Worksheet #2 - Fall 2013 - CST8207 - GNU/Linux Operating Systems I ; This is Lab Worksheet 2 - n
Feb 23 04:27 2014  worksheet02.pdf   
Feb 23 04:27 2014  worksheet02.txt   This Lab Worksheet contains some practical examples that will prepare you to complete your Assignmen
Jan 30 04:33 2017  worksheet03.html   Lab Worksheet #3 - Fall 2013
Jan 30 04:33 2017  worksheet03.odt   Lab Worksheet #3 - Fall 2013 - CST8207 - GNU/Linux Operating Systems I ; This is Lab Worksheet 3 - n
Jan 30 04:33 2017  worksheet03.pdf   
Jan 30 04:33 2017  worksheet03.txt   This Lab Worksheet contains some practical examples that will prepare you to complete your Assignmen
Feb 10 03:17 2016  worksheet04.html   Lab Worksheet #4 - Fall 2013
Feb 10 03:17 2016  worksheet04.odt   Lab Worksheet #4 - Fall 2013 - CST8207 - GNU/Linux Operating Systems I ; This is Lab Worksheet 4 - n
Feb 10 03:17 2016  worksheet04.pdf   
Feb 10 03:17 2016  worksheet04.txt   This Lab Worksheet contains some practical examples that will prepare you to complete your Assignmen
Jan 27 01:34 2017  worksheet05.html   Lab Worksheet #5 - Fall 2013
Jan 27 01:34 2017  worksheet05.odt   Lab Worksheet #5 - Fall 2013 - CST8207 - GNU/Linux Operating Systems I ; This is Lab Worksheet 5 - n
Jan 27 01:34 2017  worksheet05.pdf   
Jan 27 01:34 2017  worksheet05.txt   This Lab Worksheet contains some practical examples that will prepare you to complete your Assignmen
Sep 23 01:13 2013  worksheet06.html   Lab Worksheet #6 - Fall 2013
Sep 23 01:13 2013  worksheet06.odt   Lab Worksheet #6 - Fall 2013 - CST8207 - GNU/Linux Operating Systems I ; This is Lab Worksheet 6 - n
Sep 23 01:13 2013  worksheet06.pdf   
Sep 23 01:13 2013  worksheet06.txt   This Lab Worksheet contains some practical examples that will prepare you to complete your Assignmen
Mar 19 03:21 2015  worksheet08.html   Lab Worksheet #8 - Fall 2013
Mar 19 03:21 2015  worksheet08.odt   Lab Worksheet #8 - Fall 2013 - CST8207 - GNU/Linux Operating Systems I ; This is Lab Worksheet 8 - n
Mar 19 03:21 2015  worksheet08.pdf   
Mar 19 03:21 2015  worksheet08.txt   This Lab Worksheet contains some practical examples that will prepare you to complete your Assignmen

Assignments

Sep  5 13:51 2014  assignment01.html   Multi-tasking and Homework
Oct  2 02:46 2014  assignment02.html   Course Linux Server simple commands
Sep 22 11:46 2014  assignment03.html   BONUS VIM assignment from Worksheet 6
Jan 26 17:17 2015  assignment04.html   Start-Up, GLOB, redirection, environment
Oct 31 13:04 2014  assignment05.html   BONUS Midterm Test 1 topics review
Oct 30 12:02 2014  assignment06.html   quoting, search PATH, disk usage, hard and soft links
Mar 17 13:47 2015  assignment07.html   setting permissions, mode, umask
Mar 15 20:28 2015  assignment08.html   BONUS Midterm Test 2 topics review
Mar 22 01:50 2015  assignment09.html   tar, syslog, processes, mail, crontab, at
Nov 23 13:53 2014  assignment10.html   CentOS: Install and Configure
Mar 24 05:49 2015  assignment11.html   CentOS: User and Group management
Mar 30 00:31 2015  assignment12.html   CentOS: Partitions, File Systems, single user
Dec  1 13:37 2014  assignment13.html   BONUS CentOS: GRUB, Run Levels, services

Shell Scripts

Oct 10 15:46 2014  argv.sh.txt   Count and display on STDERR each argument to this shell script.

Course Outline and Evaluation

Aug 12 10:18 2014  2014-2015_CST8207.pdf   
Dec 23 04:32 2014  course_evaluation.html   Survey Report

Miscellaneous

Dec  7 10:02 2004  vi_refcard_back.pdf   
Sep 15 10:13 2014  vi_refcard_front.pdf   

Quizzes, Tests, and Exams

Nov 11 12:22 2014  PRACTICE_TEST_README.html   Practice Test README Information
Nov 26 05:32 2014  final_exam14W.png   
Oct  7 13:28 2014  midterm1.pdf   
Oct  7 13:28 2014  midterm1_14f.pdf   
Nov  3 15:38 2014  midterm2.pdf   
Nov  3 15:38 2014  midterm2_14f.pdf   
Sep 21 21:30 2014  practicetest1.pdf   
Dec  9 09:31 2014  practicetest1_singlepage.pdf   
Sep 21 21:30 2014  practicetest1answers.txt   CST 8207 − Ian Allen - Practice Test - Test Version 800
Dec  9 09:43 2014  practicetest1answers_singlepage.txt   CST 8207 − Ian Allen - Practice Test - Test Version 256
Oct 17 03:15 2014  practicetest2.pdf   
Oct 17 03:15 2014  practicetest2answers.txt   CST 8207 − Ian Allen - Practice Test - Test Version 737
Nov 11 12:16 2014  practicetest3.pdf   
Nov 11 12:17 2014  practicetest3answers.txt   CST 8207 − Ian Allen - Practice Test - Test Version 744

Data Files and Media (binary)

Oct 18 04:05 2014  ian_algonquin2014_read_all_the_words.jpg   
Sep  1 23:42 2014  mac_win_linux.png   
May 13 03:27 2014  garfield_reading.jpg   
Jan 12 14:18 2013  145_subshells.mp4   
Mar 28 02:47 2012  file_system.png   
Aug 25 16:51 2005  learning_curves.jpg