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Weekly Class Notes

Jan 20 02:43 2016  week01notes.html   Introduction and Course Linux Server
Sep 11 12:44 2016  week02notes.html   the shell, arguments and options, man pages, pathnames absolute and relative
Jan 30 18:10 2016  week03notes.html   absolute and relative paths, ROOT and HOME, finding files, file GLOB patterns
May 13 18:22 2016  week04notes.html   VIM, stdout, stderr, and I/O redirection (including pipes)
Sep 25 13:15 2016  week05notes.html   awk fields, Start-up files, and Midterm Test 1
Mar 13 17:20 2016  week06notes.html   Midterm Test 1 analysis, Variables, Search PATH, Quoting, File System, Inodes, Hard links
Oct 16 21:02 2016  week07notes.html   Disk usage, quotas, finding inodes, symbolic links, modes, permissions, chmod
Mar 20 19:21 2016  week08notes.html   modes, permissions, chmod, umask, compression, gzip, tar, diff, log files
Oct 28 16:56 2016  week09notes.html   Processes, Midterm Test preparation
Mar 28 15:47 2016  week10notes.html   Midterm Test Analysis, Delayed and Repeated Scheduled Execution with cron and at, Shell Scripts
Apr  4 10:39 2016  week11notes.html   Shell Scripts: command substitution, exit status, control structures
Apr  6 12:04 2016  week12notes.html   Shell Scripts: control structures, problems
Apr 18 01:56 2016  week13notes.html   Shell Script Problems, Regular Expressions
Apr 20 04:17 2016  week14notes.html   Final Week Summary and Review
May  6 19:27 2016  week15notes.html   Course Evaluation, Final Exam Results

Important Notes (alphabetical order)

May  5 03:39 2015  000_README.html   README for CST8207 – GNU/Linux Operating Systems I
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
Dec  2 14:03 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 24 21:58 2015  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
Feb  5 02:20 2016  187_selecting_fields_awk.html   Selecting fields from input lines using awk
Sep 25 16:26 2016  190_glob_patterns.html   Shell GLOB patterns (wildcard pathname matching)
Nov 25 17:52 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
Oct 17 02:58 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
Oct 16 21:24 2016  460_symbolic_links.html   Symbolic Links – Soft Links – Symlinks
Oct 25 12:49 2016  500_permissions.html   Unix Modes and Permissions, whoami, id, uid, gid, groups, ls -l, chmod
Nov 15 04:22 2016  510_umask.html   Permissions masking with umask, chmod, 777 octal permissions
Sep  4 09:58 2016  525_tar_gzip_diff.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  2 05:39 2016  700_shell_scripts.html   Shell Scripts – lists of commands, executable scripts, script header, command arguments and positi
Nov 19 12:15 2015  710_command_substitution.html   Shell command substituion – interpolate stdout into a command line using $(…) or `…`
Mar 23 02:24 2016  720_exit_status.html   Command exit status – variable $?
Dec  3 22:10 2016  730_control_statements.html   Shell Control Structures – if, then, else, elif, test, [...], shift, while, do, done, case, esac
Dec  2 15:33 2016  740_script_problems.html   Shell Script Problems – arithmetic, syntax, test, boolean, etc.
Apr  4 10:48 2016  750_script_style.html   Shell Script Style – programming conventions and style
Oct 28 17:25 2016  800_regular_expressions.html   Regular Expressions – matching patterns and replacing text
Jun  7 16:31 2016  900_unix_command_list.html   Unix/Linux Command List You Must Know (Weekly Cumulative)
Mar  9 03:17 2016  910_lynda_index.html   Index to lynda.com videos (weekly cumulative)
Apr 11 00:35 2016  950_linux_world.html   Linux and Sysadmin News in the World

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

Dec 24 19:49 2015  assignment01.html   Multi-tasking and Schoolwork
Feb 28 12:32 2016  assignment02.html   Course Linux Server simple commands
Feb  1 03:54 2016  assignment03.html   working with files: PS1, find, mkdir, mv, cp
Apr 22 23:56 2016  assignment04.html   BONUS VIM assignment from Worksheet 6
Feb 24 04:49 2016  assignment05.html   GLOB wildcard patterns, finding files using GLOB, redirection and pipes
Apr  1 10:59 2016  assignment06.html   BONUS Midterm Test 1 topics review
Mar  9 15:06 2016  assignment07.html   start-up files, environment, search PATH, quoting, hard and soft links, disk usage
Mar 22 10:29 2016  assignment08.html   setting permissions, mode, umask
Apr 22 23:57 2016  assignment09.html   BONUS Midterm Test 2 topics review
Apr  6 14:14 2016  assignment10.html   tar, syslog, processes, mail, crontab, at, shell script
Dec  4 02:19 2016  assignment11.html   Shell Script Parameters and Control Flow
Apr 22 11:06 2016  assignment12.html   Regular Expressions

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

Jul  7 20:24 2015  2015-2016_CST8207.pdf   

Miscellaneous

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

Quizzes, Tests, and Exams

Apr 28 14:49 2016  PRACTICE_TEST_README.html   Practice Test README Information
Feb 10 22:54 2015  final_exam14F.png   
Dec 24 15:26 2015  final_exam15F.png   
Aug 15 16:45 2016  final_exam15F.txt   Contents of the CST8207-15F Final Exam - Fall 2015
Oct 26 04:34 2015  final_exam15W.png   
Apr 28 14:43 2016  final_exam16W.png   
Apr 24 09:49 2016  final_exam_seating.png   
Feb 13 18:56 2016  midterm1_16w.pdf   
Mar 18 19:22 2016  midterm2_16w.pdf   
Jan 30 16:58 2016  practicetest1.pdf   
Feb 29 09:35 2016  practicetest1answers.txt   CST 8207 - 16W - Ian Allen - Practice Test 1 - Test Version 906
Nov  5 22:01 2016  practicetest2.pdf   
Feb 29 09:35 2016  practicetest2answers.txt   CST 8207 - 16W - Ian Allen - Practice Test 2 - Test Version 807
Apr 22 09:31 2016  practicetest3.pdf   
Apr 12 13:37 2016  practicetest3answers.txt   CST 8207 − 16W - Ian Allen - Practice Test 3 - Test Version 169

Data Files and Media (binary)

Jun  9 16:25 2015  geekprod.png   
Oct 18 04:05 2014  ian_algonquin2014_read_all_the_words.jpg   
Jan 12 14:18 2013  145_subshells.mp4   
Aug 25 16:51 2005  learning_curves.jpg