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Course syllabus N422L0_4B - Linux -- Basic Automation (FCFT - WS 2015/2016)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Course unit title: Linux -- Basic Automation
Course unit code: N422L0_4B
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits: Exam (2 credits)
Name of lecturer: prof. Ing. Miroslav Fikar, DrSc. (person responsible for course)
Ing. Richard Valo, PhD. (instructor) - slovak, english
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The student has knowledge on the basis for creating and using of scripts in Unix-environment. He/She is able to design and create simple service scripts in the command shell interpreter bash. He has knowledge on the principles of Unix-program functioning.
Prerequisites and co-requisites: none
Course contents:
bash - recapytulation
Introduction to scripting
simple tasks
Algorithms for more complex tasks
Own script
Recommended or required reading:
STRÁNKY, Č. Učebnice GNU/Linuxu.  [online]. 2006. URL:
SOVA, M. UNIX: Úvod do operačního systému. Praha : Grada, 1991. 289 p. ISBN 80-85424-16-9.
ČADA, O. Operační systémy. Praha: Grada, 1993. ISBN 80-85623-44-7.
COOPER, M. Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide.  [online]. 2008. URL:
TOPJIAN, J. Unix for the Beginning Mage.  [online]. 2008. URL:
JANOČKO, D. Využitie Raspberry Pi na edukačné účely. Bachelor thesis. STU, 2013.
GARRELS, M. Bash Guide for Beginners.  [online]. 2008. URL:
WATKISS, S. Penguin Tutor.  [online]. 2013. URL:

Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The lessons take place in the computer labs. During the semester partial tasks/subtasks are solved. At the conclusion the student should present his/her own script, summarizing the discussed subject matter.
Assesment methods and criteria: individual work with final exam
Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Work placement(s): There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.

Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 12/14/2015.

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