The FBI has notified all Philadelphia area colleges and universities about a recent social media posting threatening violence at an unspecified Philadelphia area college or university on Monday, October 5 at 2 p.m. EST. Since the shooting last week at a community college in Oregon, the FBI has seen similar social media postings throughout the country. Delaware County Community College takes campus safety very seriously and in response to this threat the College has notified the local police departments presiding over all of the College's locations and is working in conjunction with them to enhance security. The College’s Office of Safety & Security will also increase security patrols on Monday and monitor the situation closely. We ask that you remain aware of your surroundings and report any suspicious activity or behaviors to Security at 610-359-5303. 

DPR 141 - UNIX Operating Systems

Course Description

This hands-on course aims to familiarize students with the Unix operating system. The course covers the installation, use, management and customization of Unix in a PC environment. Topics include notable and commonly used Unix commands; the Unix shell as both user interface and programming environment; the Unix file system; the Unix networking subsystem; and bandwidth management under Unix. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Discuss the features and benefits of the Unix operating system. Log onto and out of a Unix system. Discuss the Unix file naming convention. Construct both simple and enhanced Unix command lines. Describe and distinguish between the concepts of kernel, shell and file system. Discuss the file hierarchical structure. Employ both user- and administrator-oriented Unix commands in an effective manner. Identify the most significant characteristics of the Unix networking subsystem and Unix bandwidth management. Recognize and describe widely-used Unix applications such as Apache.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites: DPR 108