CIS E07 Introduction to Linux

This course requires that you have a basic knowledge of using Windows or Macintosh, and are comfortable with working in a graphical PC environment. You must have a PC available to run the SimplyMEPIS version 6.5 Linux operating system, either from the hard disk or from a live CD. That PC must meet the minimum requirements for the SimplyMEPIS version 6.5 Linux distribution: A PC with an Intel Pentium or equivalent processor, a bootable CDROM drive, at least 2GB hard drive, and at least 64MB of RAM. If you have a high-speed Internet connection, such as a cable or DSL modem, you can download a file of the SimplyMEPIS version 6.5 CD free of charge. If you have a dial-up Internet connection, you can order the SimplyMEPIS version 6.5 CD for a minimal cost—approximately $15.Catalog Course Description: In this six-week online course, you'll learn how to use the free Linux desktop system to perform all of the functions you currently do with Microsoft Windows or Apple Macintosh. You'll learn the basics of the Linux desktop, such as how to use its graphical environment to manipulate files and folders, create user accounts, and set up hardware devices.This course is designed to provide the fundamental computer competencies you need to survive and prosper in today's fast-changing workplace. You will learn how to implement the powers of modern office software to work faster and more efficiently. We'll focus on practical application for software most common to the workplace. When you finish this course, you will have learned why employers consider technological literacy so critical to the success of any organization.Internet access; e-mail; and the Internet Explorer or Netscape or Firefox Web browser are required to register for this course.Price $99 plus applicable fees 

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