UNIX/Linux Open Source Training - Network Technology and Systems Administration (NTSA) Department

Open Source logo.Ohlone College is a recognized as a Bay Area-wide UNIX/Linux Systems Administration training center.

Open source software is an idea whose time has finally come. For twenty years it has been building momentum in the technical cultures that built the Internet and the World Wide Web. Now it's breaking out into the commercial world, and that's changing all the rules. Are you ready?

Linux software is rapidly being integrated by government agencies and major corporate IT departments around the world. What are the reasons for this move? Linux is stable, configurable, flexible, and, most of all, customizable. It can be used in situations as diverse as real-time process control and as simple as traditional IT shop database applications. Furthermore, Linux provides corporate clients complete control over system configuration and upgrades.

Recommended Ohlone Courses, Length, Units, and Sequence
Item Course Length Units
Recommended Prerequisites CNET-146 Introduction to UNIX/Linux 16 weeks 3
Semester One CNET-140 Linux System Administration I 16 weeks 4
CNET-147 Shell Programming 16 weeks 4
Semester Two CNET-141 Linux System Administration II 16 weeks 4

Review academic requirements in the Catalog and in the Curriculum Guides. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review academic program requirements and discuss their long-range academic plan.

For more information, contact:

Lesley Buehler
Dean, Business, Technology, and Career Technical Education Division

Red Hat logo.Debian logo.SuSE logo.Slackware Linux logo.Fedora Project logo.Mandrake Linux logo.Open Office logo.

Textbooks, Online Access Codes, Other Supplies and Resources

Most Ohlone College classes require the purchase of a textbook, and some classes require the purchase of online access codes (also known as keys) or other supplies. Most of these purchases are available at the Ohlone College Bookstore.

Students may also be required to pay additional fees for access to online resources that are not available through the Ohlone College Bookstore. Please check with the instructor.

More at Textbooks: Information and Purchasing, including Online Orders, Newark Center Textbooks and Supplies, Book Buybacks, and Textbook Costs.