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Officially titled, "Linux for Engineering and Information Technology Applications",
is departmental elective for the Spring 2017 semester
from Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
Course topics include Linux operating system concepts
(kernel, shells, users, groups, processes, etc), system installation and
configuration (disk partitions, GRUB boot manager, Debian Package Manager, APT), introduction to networking (protocols, IP addresses, Address
Resolution Protocol (ARP), subnets and routing, network ports),
security (TCP-wrappers, secure shell (SSH), Linux firewalls, packet filtering
with iptables, PGP/GPG, tripwire), Network File System (NFS), Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) , Virtualization,
Linux-Windows integration (terminal services, Samba server), Linux programming, Linux
clusters (Beowulf), E-MAIL and DNS servers and other topics.
Maximum course enrollment is fifteen students due to the limited number
of workstations. The course will be taught in the Linux
laboratory in the Engineering D-Wing (D112).
The prerequisites are junior and senior standing in Engineering and
sufficient experience in using Unix as a user.
Class Schedule for Spring 2017
||Wed. period 5 (3:20 -- 4:40 pm)
(Practical Work Sessions):
Thu. Period 4 (1:40 -3:00 pm)
Fri. Period 4 (1:40 -3:00 pm)