• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Every Unix installation will have the command line available, and knowledge of command line syntax is required for ongoing management. The X Window system provides a GUI for Unix systems. Both management models are covered in this course.

Learning Objectives

Unix Command Line Basics

  • start the course
  • recognize standard Unix command line syntax
  • list commonly used Unix shells
  • view man pages and switch between shells
  • describe Unix configuration file standards
  • view Unix log files
  • edit files using the nano text editor
  • perform common Unix tasks at the command line

The Unix GUI

  • describe the X Window System and its benefits
  • configure the Unix X Window System

Practice: Unix Management Tools

  • use the Unix GUI and command line for management

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.