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Fall 2021


This document is a topical outline of the CIS 440 UNIX Course. This course is mostly based on lab assignments that are performed by students using their home computers (desktops or laptops). The home computers are configured as virtual machines by installing the Oracle Virtual Box Version 6.12 The Ubuntu Desktop Operating System (version 20.04) is then installed on these virtual machines, which are then used to run the course labs. The first Unit of the syllabus covers the virtual machine configuration for the lab environment and subsequent Units are a topical outline of the course. The detailed content is on a companion Blackboard website.



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