Updated: 2016-01-20 02:43 EST

Tux the Linux Penguin mascot

Tux the Linux Penguin mascot

1 Readings, Assignments, Labs, Tests, and ToDoIndexup to index

1.1 Read (at least) these things (All The Words)Indexup to index

  1. Week 01 Notes HTML – this file – Read All The Words
  2. The roles of professor and student in modern education
  3. Learning the Syadmin Trade
  4. Why Learn the Unix/Linux Command Line and Shells
  5. Course Home Page – this EXTERNAL Home Page is Internet-accessible.
  6. Course Outline – overview of the entire course.
  7. Test Instructions – Read this (all the words) before your first midterm test.
  8. Introduction to the Course, Outline, Timetable, Marks
  9. Remote Login – using networks to connect to other computers
  10. Course Linux Server – a Linux computer accessible on the network by Remote Login
  11. File Transfer – File transfer to/from Unix/Linux machines
  12. List of Commands You Should Know
  13. Linux and Sysadmin News in the World

1.2 Assignments this weekIndexup to index

Check the due date for each assignment and put a reminder in your agenda, calendar, and digital assistant.

1.3 Lab work this weekIndexup to index

Students may attend any of the four CST8207 lab sections if there is space. If you miss your scheduled lab period, come to one of the other ones. See the timetable here and on the Course Home Page:

Your course work for most of the term will be done by Remote Login to a Course Linux Server (CLS) machine using your Algonquin userid (the same userid that you use for Blackboard) and a special CLS server password (not your Blackboard password) that you must get from your instructor. See the connection information in Course Linux Server and work with your instructor during lab time if you have problems connecting to the server.

1.4 Upcoming testsIndexup to index

Read the Test Instructions (all the words) before your midterm tests.

  1. First Midterm test: 45 minutes; in lecture class noon Friday in Week 5 (Feb 12)
  2. Second Midterm test: 45 minutes; in lecture class noon Friday in Week 9 (Mar 18)

Tests take place in class in your one-hour lecture hour, not in your lab period.

3 From the Classroom Whiteboard/ChalkboardIndexup to index

Take Notes in Class

Take Notes in Class

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