Welcome to Linux/UNIX System Administration I
, the first course in the four-part Linux/UNIX System and Network Administration Series
This course covers the major components of the UNIX operating system: files, processes, devices, and filesystems.
This course is intended to help you understand the following topics:
- UNIX files, file types, file modes, and access permissions
- UNIX processes, their life cycles, and attributes
- UNIX special files and devices
The course also covers variations between Solaris, Linux, AIX, and HP-UX operating systems. The examples and exercises focus on using a Linux or a Solaris system, however. In cases where the commands or procedures vary significantly between Linux and
Solaris, two versions of examples and exercises are offeredone for Linux and one for Solaris.