CS 371 and NET 371 - UNIX (Programming Environment) - Spring 2016


CS 250 (Data Structure I)


Dr. Hoang Bui, Assistant Professor, School of Computer Science
Email: h-bui at wiu dot edu
Office: 447L Stipes Hall

Class Meetings

MWF 1:00pm-1:50pm, 214 Stipes Hall

Office Hours

MWF 2:00pm-3:00pm W 10:00am-11:00am
Additional office hours are available by appointment.
Office hours are subjected to change. Any changes will be updated on the course website.

Course Overview

This course will introduce UNIX environment to students. Students will learn about history of UNIX and reflect on its philosophy. Students will become familiar with UNIX terminal and be able to use some basic UNIX commands. This course will also give students a deep understand on how UNIX systems operate. Course topics include pipes, file system and shell scripting. Additionally, students will also write, compile, and run several C programs that invoke system calls.

Course Textbooks

Recommended: Sumitabha Das, Your UNIX/Linux: The Ultimate Guide, 3rd edition.


Lab 0 Friday, January 29th, 2016
Lab 1 Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
Lab 2 Friday, February 26th, 2016
Lab 3 Friday, March 4th, 2016
Lab 4 Friday, March 25th, 2016
Lab 5 Friday, April 1st, 2016
Lab 6 Friday, April 8st, 2016
Lab 7 Monday, April 18th, 2016
Lab 8 Friday, April 29th, 2016