UNIX and LINUX Internals
Linux is a free and open source operating system which is similar to UNIX. Linux is developed as open source software means that the source code for an application is freely distributed along with the application. Linux's functionality, adaptability and robustness, has made it the main alternative for proprietary UNIX and Microsoft operating systems.
Linux is a 32 bit operating system. It is an open source, nothing is hidden from the user and it is easily available on the internet. As a career option, students should prefer this course as it is widely used in many areas such as it is used in embedded devices, multiplayer game servers, defense, high performance computing, java and .net applications etc. Many IT companies are working in Linux environment and others are thinking to move to it from windows as it is highly secured. Linux is popular because of its stability and security.
Unit 1: Introduction and History
Unit 2: Inter Process Communication
Unit 3: Linux File System
Unit 4: Multiprocessing