Add a User

Now we’re going to create a new user. Type these commands: useradd studenth passwd studenth You’ve just created a new user named studenth and a directory in /home/ called studenth.   useradd – Adding a new user Options: -d home directory -s starting program (shell) -p password -g (primary group assigned to the users) -G …

Your Home Directory

Your Home Directory When you start a shell session, it opens in your home directory. Why home? It keeps your stuff segregated from other peoples’. It gives you a separate programming (scripting) space for your own work. It lets you set your own preferences for everything you use: web browsers, text editors, terminals/shells, etc. It …

Shells

Boot your computer if it’s not running. When it arrives at the login prompt, log in as studenth. Use the password I supply. UNM Trainees: Boot, login, Remote Desktop as necessary, and start Secure Telnet/Secure Shell (SSH). Log in with your UNM user name and password. Check Your Shell Command: echo $SHELL Your answer may …

What is Linux?

Linux is a Unix-type operating system Before Unix, there was Multics Dennis Ritchie’s “Unics” PDP7 Ritchie and Brian Kernighan invented C, and with Ken Thompson largely originated Unix The effort outgrew U Cal Berkeley and was taken over by AT&T Which gave rise to commercial Unices (Unixes or *nix) Richard Stallman made the technical, political …

Linux Fundamentals

UNM Continuing Education Course Instructor: Glenn Norman Text: Objectives A basic understanding of working in Linux Familiarity with construction, maintenance and troubleshooting of Linux systems Beginning preparation to pass the CompTIA Linux+ Certification Exam

Security+ Certification

This is post 1 of 31 in the series “[ Security+ Certification ]” This course prepares students for the CompTIA Security+ certification. Security+ Certification Security+: Definitions and Catchwords Security+ Domain 1.0: Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities Security+ Domain 2.0: Technologies and Tools, Chapter 6 Security+ Domain 2.0: Technologies and Tools, Chapter 7 Security+ Domain 2.0: Technologies …

Network+ : WiFi

This is post 9 of 11 in the series “[ Network+ ]” This course prepares you for the CompTIA Network+ certification test. Network+ Certification Network+ : From Physical Topologies to Protocols and Domains Network+ : Networking Variants, Physical Installation Network+ : TCP/IP and Network Operations Network+ : Network Naming and Sharing Resources Network+ : IPv6 …