Unix is a widely used OS in servers, workstations and mobile devices. It was one of the essential elements in the development of the Internet and the reshaping of computing as centered in networks rather than in inpidual computers. This course introduces the Sun Solaris 10 Operating Environment implementation of UNIX and will provide an understandable and practical guide into the complex world of UNIX. It offers a unique blend of command-line and GUI tasks, allowing participants to discover the full potential of the system without facing the obscurity and complexity of the operating environment.

Expected Rccomplishments

  • Work with the GNOME and CDE graphical environments
  • Perform basic file operations using a command-line interface
  • Use various file manipulation tools
  • Use a variety of productivity tools under the Solaris implementation of UNIX

Course Outline

  • The UNIX OS foundations: the file system, the kernel and shell
  • Environments, user interfaces and system customization
  • File system operations: security, file management
  • Controlling the system: process management and monitoring
  • The VI editor
  • Working in a networked environment
  • Backup and archiving

Who Can Benefit

  • System administrators that are migrating to other platforms
  • IT professionals
  • Desktop power users
  • Programmers
  • IT managers and decision makers

Related Training

  • UNIX Shell Programming
  • UNIX System Administration


  • Consultant led including theory and lab practicals.


  • Understanding of Operating Systems

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