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Linux Basics tie63f4 early autumn 2006

After completing Linux Basics, you

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Linux Basics tie63f3 is lectured on Tuesdays 14:15-17:30 in classrooms h5013 (karte timetable). The course is teached by Tero Karvinen.


Week Subject

w36 Installation, Distributions

w37 Desktop Linux, Licenses

w38 Command Prompt

w39 Package Management and Administration

w40 Apache Web Server

w41 OpenSSH Server and Client

w42 Exam 2006-10-17 14:15, class H5013.


Publish homework reports on your myy homepage on http://myy.helia.fi/~a12345/linux/h-1.html Where a12345 is your student number and 1 is the number of the excercise (week number - 34). Use normal html for publishing web pages. Each student does homework separatly and writes his own report. You can of course advice fellow students if they get stuck. Homeworks must be on the homepage one whole day before next class (latest Monday 16:00). Refer to my course: “Based on Linux Basics course by Tero Karvinen http://www.iki.fi/karvinen“. If you want, you can use a Free license (like the license of Linux) by adding text: “This document can be copied under the GNU General Public License”.

h-1: install Ubuntu Linux.

h-2: a) Connect to a remote computer using commmand line ssh and graphically with “Connect to server” a) Create and publish a web page. b) Do three common computer tasks (burning a CD, postwork a photograhp...)

h-3: a) write a cheat-sheet of commands. Use examples that are meaningfull to you, don’t just list commands. b) Try all the commands learned, many times - learn them all by heart. For this (b) part, only document if something unexpected happens or if you want more information about some command.

h-4: a) Make up a usage case to show common administration tasks on the command line. b) write a reference card of important administration commands with examples c) install some program new and usefull to you

h-5: a) Install apache web server, allow user homepages, make a homepage as a user b) install and test mod-php c) write a php program that reads user inputs d) optional extra: install mysql-server and phpmyadmin e) optional extra, challenging: write a php program to access mysql database

h-6: Do the following securely a) remote command line interface connection b) transfer a directory to server (from command line) c) transfer a directory from server d) remote graphical user interface connection e) install ssh server f) create a new user and use it to log to your server g) optional extra: use public key authentication f) optional difficult: create a secure tunnel (-L)

h-7: a) Write a shell script b) Use a control structure (if, for...) in a shell script c) compile a program using configure and make d) compile “Hello world” in java e) optional difficult extra: install eclipse IDE and compile “Hello World” with that.

Good luck for preparing for the exam!


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