Installation

About Installation In General   There have been many installers in Linux history, but the details are generally the same no matter what distribution you choose. One of the most common installers is the anaconda tool created by Red Hat, and used in other distributions including the Debian-based Progeny distro. SUSE includes package installation management …

Linux II : Supporting Linux Workstations

Linux II : Supporting Linux Workstations UNM Continuing Education Course Instructor: Glenn Norman Text: Objectives An advanced understanding of Linux workstation functionality Familiarity with support, maintenance and deployment of Linux workstations Continued preparation for the CompTIA Linux+ Certification Exam

Resources & Challenges

Resources: The Linux Documentation Project: http://www.tldp.org – get the worldwide collection of HOWTOs. “Shell Scripting Tutorial for Linux/Unix Beginners” at Guru99: https://www.guru99.com/introduction-to-shell-scripting.html SS64: A Great Reference Site The CTDP Linux User’s Guide Topic: Finding Files in Linux Topic: Build Your Own Photo Server Shell Commands: Padraig Brady’s Command Line Tips A Short Catalog of Bourne/Bash …

WINE and Emulators

Running Windows and Macintosh Programs In Linux Read Chapter 5, Accessing and Running Applications, Running Windows, DOS and Macintosh Applications, in the Red Hat Linux Bible. Lots of software is available pre-compiled to run on Linux. Almost any UNIX-compatible program for which source code is available can be compiled, if packages aren’t already available. But …

grep

One of the most useful commands you will use is grep. Its syntax is: grep [-b] [-c] [-E] [-F] [-h] [-i] [-l] [-n] [-s] [-v] [-w] search_text source_text Think of this command as “get report.” The key is, report of what?   grep options grep [-b] [-c] [-E] [-F] [-h] [-i] [-l] [-n] [-s] [-v] …

Sharing Files

A Safe Environment for Multiple Users Unix systems have multiple users – and a permissions system that lets each user share or protect their files. This unique system has some odd twists. For example, did you know that, to rename or remove a file, you need write permission for the directory that the file is …