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Weekly Class Notes

Sep 11 04:37 2017  week01notes.html   Orientation, Introduction, and Course Linux Server
Oct  1 17:22 2017  week02notes.html   the shell, arguments and options, man pages
Nov 22 04:24 2017  week03notes.html   class rep elections, absolute and relative paths, ROOT and HOME, finding files
Oct 10 14:00 2017  week04notes.html   GLOB patterns, I/O redirection, pipes, stdout, stderr, 2>&1
Oct 10 13:59 2017  week05notes.html   awk fields, variables, start-up files .bashrc, Midterm Test #1
Nov 26 21:47 2017  week06notes.html   Midterm Analysis, Search PATH, Quoting, Work Stoppage
Jan  6 01:49 2018  week07notes.html   Return to Work, Inodes, Hard links, web page
Jan  6 01:49 2018  week08notes.html   Disk usage, quotas, finding inodes, symbolic links, modes, permissions, chmod, web page
Jan  6 01:49 2018  week09notes.html   umask, octal, chmod, compression with gzip, bzip, tar, diff, Midterm Test #2
Dec 14 13:00 2017  week10notes.html   log files, processes, delayed and repeated scheduled execution with cron and at
Dec 20 12:37 2017  week11notes.html   introduction to shell scripting, command substitution, shell integer arithmetic, exit status, script
Jan  3 15:55 2018  week12notes.html   review for Final Exam
Jan 10 10:32 2018  week13notes.html   Final Exam results and analysis

Course Notes (alphabetical order)

Jan 20 00:48 2017  000_README.html   README for CST8207 – GNU/Linux Operating Systems I
Apr  9 10:03 2018  000_network_diagnostics.html   Network Diagnostics: Finding and fixing problems
Dec 12 12:42 2017  000_student_web_site.html   Student Web Site – Student Photo
Oct 10 14:52 2018  000_test_instructions.html   Instructions for writing Tests and Exams
Jan 20 00:48 2017  003_outsourcing.html   Outsourcing your computer job for $5/hour
Nov  5 03:13 2018  005_this_is_your_brain.html   This is your Brain on the Internet – Multi-Tasking research
Oct 25 00:32 2018  008_how_to_report_problems.html   How to ask good questions and report problems well
Sep  5 03:05 2017  010_why_linux.html   Why Learn the Unix/Linux Command Line and Shells?
Aug 30 21:55 2018  015_file_transfer.html   File transfer to/from Unix/Linux machines
Sep  5 02:38 2017  020_learning_sysadmin.html   Learning and Loving the System Administrator Job
Aug 26 14:02 2018  030_modern_education.html   The roles of professor and student in modern education
Sep 24 23:09 2017  050_course_introduction.html   CST8207 Introduction to the Course, Outline, Timetable, Marks
Apr 19 05:32 2018  070_course_linux_server.html   The Course Linux Server [CLS]
Sep  6 12:58 2017  110_remote_login.html   Remote Network Log In Between Computers
Sep 12 04:22 2018  120_shell_basics.html   Unix/Linux and Shell Basics – miscellaneous small topics
Oct  4 17:44 2018  140_man_page_RTFM.html   Searching for items in the Unix manual pages (RTFM)
Jan 21 09:59 2018  150_arguments_and_options.html   Command Arguments and Options
Sep 27 10:51 2018  160_pathnames.html   Unix/Linux File System and Pathnames (ROOT, basename, absolute, relative, dot, dot dot)
Sep 21 02:49 2017  170_home_and_HOME.html   Directories: ROOT, /root, HOME, /home, and current
Oct 10 00:34 2018  180_finding_files.html   Searching for and finding files by name, size, userid, modify time, etc.
Oct 12 03:19 2018  185_find_and_xargs.html   Using find -exec or xargs to process pathnames with other commands
Jan 20 00:48 2017  187_selecting_fields_awk.html   Selecting fields from input lines using awk
Jan 20 00:48 2017  190_glob_patterns.html   Shell GLOB patterns (wildcard pathname matching)
Sep 27 10:10 2018  200_redirection.html   Unix/Linux Shell I/O Redirection (including stdin, stdout, stderr, and Pipes)
Sep 20 17:01 2018  300_vi_text_editor.html   The VI (VIM) Text Editor
Apr 11 12:48 2017  320_shell_variables.html   Shell Variables – quoting, local variables, environment variables, USER HOME SHELL PATH TERM $$
Feb 22 09:57 2018  350_startup_files.html   Login and Shell Startup Files, aliases, options: .bash_profile and .bashrc
Feb  6 02:44 2017  370_optional_settings.html   BASH Shell Settings for Sysadmin (optional)
Feb 13 01:44 2017  400_search_path.html   Shell search PATH – finding and running commands
Oct 10 14:47 2017  440_quotes.html   Shell Command Line Quoting Mechanisms
Jan 20 00:48 2017  445_quotes_for_remote.html   Unix/Linux Shell Quoting for remote shells
Oct 15 03:39 2018  450_file_system.html   Unix/Linux File System – directories, inodes, hard links
Nov 27 01:36 2017  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 22 10:11 2017  456_disk_error_autopsy.html   Autopsy of a minor disk failure, fsck, lost+found
Jan 20 00:48 2017  457_disk_usage.html   Unix/Linux Disk Usage, Hard Links, Quotas, Finding Inodes
Mar  9 09:26 2017  460_symbolic_links.html   Symbolic Links – Soft Links – Symlinks
Dec 15 01:16 2017  500_permissions.html   Unix Modes and Permissions, whoami, id, uid, gid, groups, ls -l, chmod
Oct 22 19:48 2018  510_umask.html   Permissions masking with umask, chmod, 777 octal permissions
Mar 16 16:30 2018  525_tar_gzip_diff.html   Useful programs: gzip,bzip2 - compression; tar,zip - file archiving; diff - comparison
Aug 30 23:15 2018  580_system_log_files.html   Unix/Linux system logging, log files, kernel messages, syslog, klog, dmesg
Oct 31 13:15 2018  600_processes_and_jobs.html   Unix/Linux Processes, Jobs, background, foreground, kill, killall
Oct 29 18:50 2018  630_crontab_at_job_scheduler.html   Delayed and Repeated Scheduled Execution – at, cron, crontab, and mail
Nov  1 17:32 2018  700_shell_scripts.html   Shell Scripts – lists of commands, executable scripts, script header, command arguments and positi
Dec 20 11:15 2017  710_command_substitution.html   Shell Command Substitution – interpolate stdout into a command line using $(…) or `…`
Oct 26 09:49 2018  715_shell_arithmetic.html   Shell integer arithmetic: expr, let, $((…))
Nov  5 17:37 2018  720_exit_status.html   Command exit status – variable $?
Apr  3 05:17 2017  725_debugging_shell_scripts.html   Shell Script Debugging – using options -v and -x
Nov 26 15:35 2018  735_good_error_messages.html   Shell Scripts: Good Error and Usage messages: $0, $#, $*, and 1>&2
Dec 21 10:23 2017  900_unix_command_list.html   Unix/Linux Command List You Must Know (Weekly Cumulative)
Jan 21 06:45 2018  910_lynda_index.html   Index to lynda.com videos (weekly cumulative)
Dec  2 11:29 2018  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

Aug 30 16:31 2017  assignment01.html   Multi-tasking and Schoolwork
Sep 14 01:54 2017  assignment02.html   Course Linux Server simple commands
Jan 26 01:18 2018  assignment03.html   working with files: PS1, find, mkdir, mv, cp
Nov 23 04:24 2017  assignment04.html   BONUS VIM assignment from Worksheet 6
Feb  1 18:40 2018  assignment05.html   GLOB wildcard patterns, finding files using GLOB, redirection and pipes, WAREZ
Jan 11 16:39 2018  assignment06.html   CST8207 Bonus 06 – BONUS Midterm Test 1 topics review
Nov 21 05:41 2017  assignment07.html   start-up files, environment, search PATH, quoting
Dec  1 15:15 2017  assignment08.html   hard and soft (symbolic) links, disk usage
Mar  1 04:28 2018  assignment09.html   setting permissions, mode, umask, web site image
Dec  9 02:00 2017  assignment10.html   CST8207 Bonus 10 – BONUS Midterm Test 2 topics review
Jan 10 10:35 2018  assignment11.html   tar, syslog, processes, mail, crontab, at, shell script

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 13 15:24 2017  2017-2018_CST8207.pdf   

Miscellaneous

Nov 21 05:55 2017  Student Services 'Cheat Sheet' - November 17 2017 v2.pdf   
Nov 22 03:58 2017  facultystandwithstudents_1717_en.pdf   
Dec  7 10:02 2004  vi_refcard_back.pdf   
Sep 15 10:13 2014  vi_refcard_front.pdf   

Quizzes, Tests, and Exams

Jan  3 11:02 2018  PRACTICE_TEST_README.html   Practice Test and Quiz Information
Oct 11 14:59 2017  midterm1_17f.pdf   
Dec  9 01:39 2017  midterm2_17f.pdf   
Feb  9 02:23 2018  practicetest1.pdf   
Feb  9 02:23 2018  practicetest1answers.txt   CST8207 - Ian Allen - Practice Test #1 - Test Version CACDAB
Oct 12 18:27 2017  practicetest2.pdf   
Oct 12 18:28 2017  practicetest2answers.txt   CST 8207 − Ian Allen - Practice Test #2 - Test Version EDBCAA
Dec 13 05:03 2017  practicetest3.pdf   
Dec 13 05:04 2017  practicetest3answers.txt   CST 8207 − Ian Allen - Practice Test #3 - Test Version BAECAD

Data Files and Media (binary)

Oct 10 09:44 2017  scantron_blue_bubble_sheet_rear.jpg   
Sep  6 12:07 2017  remote_login.png   
Feb  9 00:11 2017  ssh4.png   
Feb  9 00:11 2017  ssh3.png   
Feb  9 00:11 2017  ssh2.png   
Feb  9 00:11 2017  ssh1.png   
Oct 30 01:26 2016  scantron_blue_bubble_sheet.jpg   
Sep 12 16:28 2016  closer_than_they_appear.jpg   
Jan 12 14:18 2013  145_subshells.mp4   
Aug 25 16:51 2005  learning_curves.jpg