I'm teaching a basic Unix class using Ubuntu. We've already covered basic Unix stuff such as:
- bash shell scripting
- file and directory permissions
- filesystem hierarchy
- common commands
I would like to give students some less academic, more real-world skills. Most of my students are headed toward network/system administration. We've got about a month left, with four hours a week of class.
What should I teach and have the students practice? Here are some ideas:
- study and practice for certifications
- is CompTIA Linux+ a good beginner certification? Server+?
- mail server with IMAP
- DNS server
- what backup software?