Introduction to Linux and Small Networks 7.5 cr

About the Course

This course is intended for those who are curious about the operating system Linux and how to use Linux to create minor networks (home and office networks), with various types of servers for e g web, streaming, multimedia, printers and storage. The course also provides an introduction to IPV4, IPV6 and computer security, for example firewalls. At the beginning of the course, you will be given a booklet with instructions on how to download and install a Linux distribution. The course is divided into a number of modules. Each module is self-instructional, by alternating necessary theory with step-by-step instructions, examples and exercises. In order to be examined in a module, you must solve an examination assignment. The course ends with a web-based examination with e g multiple-choice questions. On our online platform BlackBoard, you gain access to course material, feedback, discussion forums, questions and answers. There is also the possibility to hold teaching sessions in real time through e-meetings.



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Spring 2022
Normal teaching
202213 - 202222
Time of study: Day-time
Number of participants: 10
Location: Gävle
Application code: HIG-28405
Language: Swedish
Pace: Half-time

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Published by: Veronica Liljeroth Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2018-03-09
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