Transitioning to Linux Syllabus, Spring 2003 :: Scott Granneman

 

 

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Topics: History ~ installation ~ logging in & out ~ Reboot & shutdown

Topics: Installation ~ X Windows ~ KDE & GNOME overview ~ updating Linux

Topics: Files & directories ~ Konqueror file manager ~ permissions ~ help

Topics: Linuxconf & Webmin

Topics: Installing software ~ building from source ~ recompiling the kernel

Commands: rpm, apt-get , ftp, tar, configure, make, make install , make xconfig, make menuconfig, make config , make dep, make clean, make bzImage , make modules, make modules_install

Topics: BASH shell ~ commands ~ basic sysadmin

Commands: grep, cat, more, head, tail , | (pipe), >, < , *, ?, [] , alias, unalias , &, ps, kill , mount, umount , df, du , gzip, gunzip

Topics: Text editors ~ office software ~ printing ~ Web browsers ~ Email

  • Text editors: pico, vi, emacs, Kate, gEdit, KWrite
  • Calendar: ical, calendar, KOrganizer
  • Word processing: AbiWord
  • Spreadsheet: Gnumeric
  • Office Suite: OpenOffice, StarOffice, KOffice
  • Web browsers: Mozilla, Netscape, Konqueror, Galeon, Opera
  • Email: Evolution, Mozilla Mail, KMail, Sylpheed, balsa, pine
  • Calculator: Calculator
  • Personal Finance: GnuCash

Topics: Networking ~ Internetworking ~ NFS

Topics: Networking ~ Internetworking ~ Samba

  • LinNeighborhood
  • KSambaPlugin

Topics: Windows partitions & floppies ~ Win4Lin ~ Wine

Topics: Monitoring your system ~ securing security

Labels: linux.