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Alva's Institute of Engineering & Technology

A Unit of Alva's Education Foundation(R), Moodubidire

(Affilliated to VTU, Belgaum, Approved by AICTE, New Delhi, Recognized by Govt. of Karnataka)


Linux awareness program was a two day session on Linux operating system for the students of first year B.E. which was held on 12 September 2019 and 13 September 2019. The programme was focused mainly to introduce Linux to the new users. The session started with an introduction to operating systems and the history of Linux. The students were given an awareness as to why Linux operating system is better in comparison with the other operating systems. A comparison of assembly language program and basic C program was made to specify how the programming was evolved to ease the usage. The Linux architecture, kernel and Unix and Linux flavours were explained. The file system hierarchy and file accessing were dealt along with the file permissions. The shell and terminal were explained along with the structure of commands and basic commands. A hands on session was made where the students executed general commands and bash commands.

The Linux awareness program was completed with providing basic knowledge about Linux operating system along with practical knowledge.