UIMOIBP007 Operating Systems I

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Winter 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
RNDr. Šárka Vavrečková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
RNDr. Šárka Vavrečková, Ph.D.
Institute of Computer Science - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Timetable of Seminar Groups
UIMOIBP007/A: Tue 9:45–11:20 B3a, Š. Vavrečková
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the subject is to unify the students' experiences with operating systems and to extend the level of knowledge and skills focusing on Windows and Linux systems in the most used versions. Students get acquainted with advanced graphics administration, text-based administration basics, and other techniques related to installation, maintenance and repair of systems.
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to:
- work in a graphical environment of administration of Windows and Linux operating systems.
- perform basic tasks in the text-mode administration of operating system administration.
- address issues related to the installation, maintenance, and repair of operating systems.
  • 1. Using MS Windows - file system orientation, versions, and editions.
  • 2. Windows management in GUI - obtaining information, hardware and performance, security, user management, services, network management.
  • 3. Windows registry - registry files, registry access, backup, contents of registry keys.
  • 4. Command-line - help, working with directories and files, searching, redirection of input and output, variables.
  • 5. About operating systems - most used licenses, UNIX and UNIX-like systems.
  • 6. Using Linux - Linux distributions, basics of Linux administration in GUI.
  • 7. Properties of UNIX systems - file system, users, processes, files, devices, access permissions, and file properties.
  • 8. Text mode in Linux - introduction to using text shell in Linux. Getting help, working with directories and files, redirection of input and output, variables, aliases.
  • 9. Introduction to operating system security - automatic system and application updates, common forms of attacks, and defense against them.
    required literature
  • VAVREČKOVÁ, Šárka. Operační systémy I, Bezpečnost a pořádek. Slezská univerzita v Opavě, 2017.
  • VAVREČKOVÁ, Šárka. Operační systémy I, Linux. Slezská univerzita v Opavě, 2017.
  • VAVREČKOVÁ, Šárka. Operační systémy I, Windows. Slezská univerzita v Opavě, 2017.
    recommended literature
  • www.root.cz, www.ABCLinuxu.cz, www.Sysinternals.com, www.Microsoft.com, www.Secunia.com, www.ProcessLibrary.com, www.File.net, www.av-comparatives.org, www.av-test.org
  • SARWAR, Syed Mansoor a Robert KORETSKY. UNIX: the textbook. Third edition. Boca Raton: Taylor, 2016. ISBN 978-148-2233-582. info
  • ELENKOV, Nikolay. Android Security Internals. 1. San Francisco, USA: No Starch Press, 2014. ISBN 1-593-227581-1. info
  • NEMETH, Evi. UNIX and Linux system administration handbook. 4th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2013. ISBN 978-013-1480-056. info
  • KAMENÍK, Pavel. Příkazový řádek v Linuxu: praktická řešení. Brno: Computer Press, 2011. ISBN 978-80-251-2819-0. info
  • kol. Linux: Dokumentační projekt. 4. aktualizované vydání. Brno: Computer press, 2008. info
  • Jirovský, Václav. Kybernetická kriminalita: nejen o hackingu, crackingu, virech a trojských koních bez tajemství. Praha: Grada, 2007. ISBN 978-80-247-1561-2. URL info
Teaching methods
Group projects in the computer room
Assessment methods
Compulsory attendance at seminars min. 75%.
Two tests (one from Windows, one from Linux), each at least 50 % points
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2020.
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