GNU/Linux Advanced


GNU/Linux systems have reached a level of maturity that allows to integrate them in almost any kind of work environment, from mobile phones to server farms.

The contents of the module "The GNU/Linux operating system" are mostly related to systems administration. Students will learn how to install, configure and optimise a GNU/Linux operating system and the most widely used computer services.

During this course students will engage in practical activities related to these topics, applying them in real GNU/Linux systems.

Learning Outcomes

  • Use the GNU/Linux operating system at user level
  • Manage GNU/Linux systems
  • Know and apply the basic GNU/Linux commands
  • Know and work with the command line interface of the Knoppix distribution
  • Know how to install GNU/Linux and the Debian distribution
  • Know how to configure the X-Windows Graphical User Interface and network protocol

Teaching Staff

Academic Requirements

Basic knowledge and skills in GNU/Linux is recommended. Expertise in system administration in any plattform is desirable background.

Completing Module 1: "Introduction to Free Software and Open Standards" before this module is recommended.






If you want to enrol into this course, please go to this page.