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09/09/13 : Lab 1 - This should get you started on UNIX.
Here is a tutorial that Rajeev ( a former TA ) created for installing fedora on a flashdrive using the computers in the Systems Administration Lab.
Your TA Chadu noticed that people were asking about how to VPN to compus and has provided you with a link to that information.
09/16/13 : Lab 2 - You should be ready to explore the UNIX filesystem now....
09/23/13 : Lab 3 - Do you really know permissions as well as you say you do?
09/30/13 : Lab 4 - How about links and the BASH shell?
10/07/13 : Lab 5 - You get to try your hand at scripting now
10/21/13 : Lab 6 - Now, on to administration...
10/28/13 : Lab 7 - More administration...
11/04/13 : Lab 8 - This time, you get to configure the system to start up and shutdown, and also to backups.
11/18/13 : Lab 9 - Let's move onto networking.
11/25/13 : Lab 10 - Here's networking with routing. 12/02/13 : Lab 11 - Network service etc.