B.E. Computer Science & Engineering:Linux System Administration

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Important information

Typology Bachelor
Location Patiala
Duration 4 Years
  • Bachelor
  • Patiala
  • Duration:
    4 Years


Where and when

Starts Location
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Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Starts On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme

First Year: Semester I

Mathematics I
Engineering graphics
Computer Programming
Solid Mechanics
Communication Skill

First Year: Semester-II

Mathematics II
Manufacturing Process
Electrical and Electronic Science
Organizational Behavior

Second Year- Semester - I

Measurement Science and Techniques
Optimization Techniques
Semiconductor Devices
Data Structures
Discrete Mathematical Structures
Digital Electronic Circuits
Human Values, Ethics and IPR

Second Year- Semester – II

Numerical and Statistical Methods
Electrical Engineering Materials
Computer System Architecture
Principles of Programming Languages
Analysis and Design of Information Systems
Operating Systems
Environmental Studies

Third Year- Semester – I

Object Oriented Programming
Theory of Computation
Computer Networks
Data Base Management Systems
Software Engineering
Summer Training

Third Year- Semester – II

Total Quality Management
Algorithm Analysis and Design
Software Project Management
Internet and Web Technologies

Fourth Year- Semester – I

Engineering Economics
System Software
Compiler Construction
Computer Graphics
Artificial Intelligence

Fourth Year- Semester – II

Project Semester
Industrial Training(6 weeks)

Linux System Administration

Introduction, History of Unix and Linux, Choosing a Linux Distribution, Architecture and Structure of Linux, Major feature of Linux, comparison of Linux with Windows O.S, Advantages of Linux.

Installation and Hardware configuration, Creating an Installation Diskette, Booting Linux Installation Program, Partitioning Hard Drive(s), Setting up Swap Space Choosing Partitions to Format Booting with LILO, Multi-boot with Other Operating Systems, Downloading and Installing Red Hat Updates, Boot Strapping, Boot Loader, startup and shutdown, run levels.

Introduction to Kernel, Introduction to Linux Shell, Types of Shell, Feature and benefits of Shell. I/O redirection and Piping, pipes, filters, Introduction to various text editor, various Vi editing modes, scrolling, yank and paste, put and delete, set commands, Comparison of Emacs Editor, vi Editor, Pico Editor.

Introduction to Linux Files, Rules for creating files, Linux Files system, File printing, searching files using grep, change permission to set files and change owner of the files. Process, Listening with ps, killing with kill, PID, UID, GID, Signals, nice, renice.

General Administration issues, root account, Creating user in Linux, Changing password, deleting user, disabling user account, Linux Password & Shadow File Formats System Shutdown and Restart creating groups, Custom Configuration and Administration Issues, Simple commands

Introduction to devices, IDE, SCSI, USB and its interface, pin configuration of various devices, Disk Geometry, Configuration of web server, FTP and Telnet. Shell programming, network configuration.

Laboratory work: Practicing various Commands, Using various editors, Shell programming, Networking and TCP/IP on Linux, Common Network Troubleshooting on Linux, FTP and Telnet settings, Web server configuration.

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