Sep 18, 2020
ECT 2031 - Linux/UNIX Shells and Scripting Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 2 Lab 2
Course Description: This course introduces the student to the Linux/UNIX shell. Topics include its uses, types of shells, login profiles, special characters, processes and variables. Shell programming (scripting) is covered in introductory and intermediate levels. In this class, students will study the necessary UNIX scripting concepts and practical usage within the Linux/UNIX operating system environment.
Prerequisite(s): ECT 1030 with a grade of C or higher or instructor consent.
- Intermediate scripting/examples.
- Review of UNIX commands/concepts, and the vi editor as a foundation for scripting
- Scripting introduction/examples, with variables, and constructs such as if-then, while-do and for-do loops.
- Shell Special Characters and their usage.
- The various UNIX shells.
- Variables, login profiles
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- use Shell Special Characters in writing scripts.
- describe the various UNIX shells.
- identify Shell Special Characters.
- utilize variables.
- customize login profiles.
- manage processes.
- troubleshoot intermediate scripts.
- write intermediate scripts.
Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)
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