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The Only Authorized Textbook for the UNIX Curriculum of the Cisco Networking Academy Program
Curriculum Sponsored by Sun Microsystems
Fundamentals of UNIX Companion Guide includes coverage of the following topics:
- Overview of current network operating systems, LAN/WAN concepts, and network architectures, topologies, and protocols
- History of the UNIX operating system
- Introduction to the Solaris Distributed Computing Environment
- UNIX file system management
- Korn and C Shells
- Integrated UNIX text editors
- Customization of the user's login environment
- Security, printing, backups, and process management
- Career guidance with insights into UNIX administration jobs and UNIX certification opportunities
This Cisco(r) authorized textbook accompanies the Sun Microsystems(tm) sponsored Fundamentals of UNIX Web-based course in the Cisco Networking Academy Program. Cisco Networking Academy Program: Fundamentals of UNIX Companion Guide reinforces concepts pertaining to UNIX fundamentals, administration, and certification. It provides an in-depth discussion of powerful UNIX command-line utilities and the graphical Common Desktop Environment (CDE).
Students are first introduced to the command-line method of accomplishing a task and then the corresponding graphical CDE methods. Students who complete this course will be on their way to becoming power users and will feel comfortable with most varieties of UNIX, including Sun(tm)'s Solaris(tm).
The text provides clearly defined learning objectives, real-world examples, summaries of key concepts, and review questions with answers provided at the back of the book. A separate lab companion offers hands-on lab exercises, Web-based research projects, and guided field studies.
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The CD-ROM contains over 50 interactive e-Lab activities that provide drag-and-drop exercises and matching games, as well as simulated command-line interface environments to practice common UNIX commands based on lab exercises in the online curriculum.
This book is part of the Cisco Networking Academy Program Series. The products in this series support and complement the Cisco Networking Academy Program.
Table of Contents
1. The UNIX Computing Environment.
2. Accessing Your System and the Common Desktop Environment.
3. CDE User Applications.
4. Getting Help.
5. Accessing Files and Directories.
6. Basic Directory and File Management.
7. Advanced Directory and File Management.
8. Files and User Information Utilities.
9. Using Text Editors.
10. File System Security.
11. UNIX Printing.
12. Backing Up Data.
13. System Processes and Memory Management.
14. Basic Features of the Korn and C Shells.
15. Customizing Your Login Environment.
16. Network Basics.
17. Career Guidance.
Appendix A. Check Your Understanding Answer Key
Appendix B. Master Command List.
Appendix C. vi Editor Quick Reference.
Appendix D. Solaris for Intel Download and Installation Instructions.
Appendix E. mailx
Appendix F. e-Lab Activities Listing.
Appendix G. Hands-On Lab Listing.
Appendix H. Web Site Resources.