csce215: UNIX/Linux Fundamentals

Spring 2022 - University of South Carolina - Jason O'Kane

Preface

  1. Syllabus
    Details about the course format and policies.
  2. Dropbox
    For reporting attendance, submitting labs, and tracking grades.
  3. The Linux Command Line
    The primary textbook. Also available directly from the author.
  4. Slack Community
    This is a good place to ask questions, outside of labs and office hours. Before your first visit, you'll need an invitation link distributed in class.
  5. Lab schedule
    The Linux lab, room SWGN 1D43, is available for your use any time, except when classes are scheduled to meet in that room, as shown in the schedule linked above. You'll need the door combination, which was distributed on the first day of class, posted on the class Slack workspace, and also available by signing in here.
  6. Notes: Welcome

Chapter 1: Looking around (Week of January 10)

  1. [January 10] Lecture 1
    Basic commands for navigating and inspecting files and directories.
    Notes: Lecture 1
    TLCL, Chapters 1-3
  2. [January 12-13] Lab 1
    Assignment 1
    Submission site
    Grades posted on January 26.

Intermission

  1. Week of January 17: No class nor lab.

Chapter 2: Making changes (Week of January 24)

  1. [January 24] Lecture 2
    Commands for creating, modifying, and deleting files and directories. Output redirection. The vim text editor.
    Notes: Lecture 2
    TLCL, Chapter 4
  2. [January 26-27] Lab 2
    Assignment 2
    Submission site

Chapter 3: Building with blocks (Week of January 31)

  1. [January 31] Lecture 3
  2. [February 2-3] Lab 3

Intermission

  1. Week of February 7: No class nor lab.

Chapter 4: How to be lazy (Week of February 14)

  1. [February 14] Lecture 4
  2. [February 16-17] Lab 4

Intermission

  1. Week of February 21: No class nor lab.

Chapter 5: Time to make the donuts (Week of February 28)

  1. [February 28] Lecture 5
  2. [March 2-3] Lab 5

Spring Break

  1. Week of March 7: No class nor lab.

Chapter 6: Where are my keys? (Week of March 14)

  1. [March 14] Lecture 6
  2. [March 16-17] Lab 6

Chapter 7: Processes and jobs (Week of March 21)

  1. [March 21] Lecture 7
  2. [March 23-24] Lab 7

Intermission

  1. Week of March 28: No class nor lab.

Chapter 8: Automating stuff (Week of April 4)

  1. [April 4] Lecture 8
  2. [April 6-7] Lab 8

Intermission

  1. Week of April 11: No class nor lab.

Chapter 9: Automating more stuff (Week of April 18)

  1. [April 18] Lecture 9
  2. [April 20-21] Lab 9

Intermission

  1. No lecture on April 25.

Epilogue

  1. [April 30] Final Exam
    4pm, in SWGN 1C01