Intro to Linux

Urban Voice -- Instructor: Lenny Bailes

Week 15 Agenda

    1. Intro to Networking (See Chapter 20)

    a. Electronic information is sent from computer to computer
    with these cards through a seven-layer system called ____________. (See Jang, p.610 and
    this section of the MCMCSE Network + Study Guide.)

    OSI stands for ______________________________. Try this OSI practice test.

    b. The TCP/IP model for networking includes ___ layers. (See Jang, p. 613).

    Major protocols that work under the TCP/IP model include ____, _____,

    _____, _____, _____. (See Jang, p. 614 for a more complete list.)

    What are the TCP/IP transport-level protocols? _____ ______

    What are the TCP/IP network-level protocols? _____ ______

    What are the TCP/IP link-level protocols? _____ ______ ______ ______

    (See this link for more information.)

    c. Define these TCP/IP network services:

    Domain Name System: ____________________________________________


    Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol ________________________________


    Address Resolution Protocol _______________________________________


    d. Tp set up a computer on a TCP/IP network, you need ___________

    (manually assigned by an administrator or automatically assigned by ____,

    a ______ address and a ___________. Additionally, to connect to sites on

    the Internet, you need ___________.

    The current standard in use for IP addressing is called ____. IP addresses can

    be expressed in two formats ___________ and __________.

    Addresses under this standard are expressed in ___ columns with
    numerical values between __ and ____.

    e. IP addresses are divided into ___ classes. (See Jang, p. 618.

    What class do the addresses on our classroom computers belong to? _____

    Do the classroom computers use public or private addresses? _______

    How would you write the IP address of your classroom computer in binary notation?


    f. Experiment with PING and IFCONFIG commands. Change your adapter's IP address. Check
    the graphic redhat-config-network application and see if the change carries over.

    Review network mask settings (see Jang, p. 629).

    Review OSI practice test, Home Networking Test  and DSL Test.

    2. Mandrake Linux

    3.  Backing up with Tar and CPIO
    (See Jang, Chapter 14, p.392-393) 


Work on Linux class projects

Next week, we'll have a class presentation from Steve Wright, a Linux advocate
who works for  Steve will speak on topics that include using
alternatives to the Red Hat Package manager (apt-get), working with the Webmin
administration utility, and alternative PHP and SQL database management utilities.

Read/review Jang, Chapters 21 (Managing Linux on your LAN),
Chapter 14 (Backing Up)
Look over sample Chapter 12 from the Hello Linux website. We may have
a quiz on Chapter 6 and/or Chapter 12 questions from these chapters.

Hosted by