CMSC 250 - UNIX/LINUX Operating System
Presents an overview of the components, structure, and features of the UNIX operating system. Students experience hands-on operation of the interrelating UNIX operating system components. Projects of moderate difficulty reinforce concepts. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in CMSC 140 or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly CS 216.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Describe the history, characteristics, features, structure, components, and general functions of the UNIX operating system.
- Apply their knowledge of the fundamental UNIX utilities.
- Manipulate UNIX files and directories.
- Describe the life cycle of a Shell process.
- Develop, modify, and debug UNIX Shell scripts.
- Utilize UNIX software development tools.
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