This course, delivered as a whole day session, will give you a comprehensive introduction to Linux (the open source operating system). The course gives a brief background to Linux - where it came from, how it is made and who uses it. You will explore the command line, and learn how to build your own commands. You will be introduced to shell scripting as a way to automate tasks. Finally you will take a look at the standard Linux office applications, and be shown how to find and install other useful programs.
|Intended audience||Anybody who is curious about exploring Linux for their daily computing.|
|Prior knowledge||No prior knowledge required.|
|Format||Presentation with practical exercises|
|Further information||The content of this course is similar to the Linux lunchtime series.|
Frequency: This course runs once a year subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.