Transitioning from Windows to Linux Syllabus, Fall 2002

12 September 2002 ~ Jumping in head first

Topics: History ~ installation ~ logging in & out ~ Reboot & shutdown

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19 September 2002 ~ GUIs

Topics: Ximian install ~ X Windows ~ KDE & GNOME overview ~ updating Linux

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26 September 2002 ~ Your data

Topics: Files & directories ~ Konqueror file manager ~ permissions ~ help

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3 October 2002 ~ Administration using GUI tools

Topics: Linuxconf & Webmin

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10 October 2002 ~ Software installation

Topics: Installing software ~ building from source ~ recompiling the kernel

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17 October 2002 ~ Commands galore

Topics: BASH shell ~ commands ~ basic sysadmin

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Programs

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24 October 2002 ~ Day to day work

Topics: Text editors ~ office software ~ printing ~ Web browsers ~ Email

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Programs

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31 October 2002 ~ Networking via NFS

Topics: Networking ~ Internetworking ~ NFS

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7 November 2002 ~ Samba

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14 November 2002 ~ Working with Windows

Topics: Windows partitions & floppies ~ Win4Lin ~ Wine

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12 December 2002 ~ Security / Goodbyes
Topics: Monitoring your system ~ securing security
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