PE03. System Programming for Linux

Course goals:

  • Introduce system programming for Linux
  • Develop understanding core linux technologies:
    • process/threads execution and planning
    • daemons
    • network programming with sockets
    • shared libraries
    • IPC fundamentals


Lecture topics
  • Introduction into linux architecture
  • Glibc. System utils, binutils
  • Advanced debugging techniques
  • Shared libraries, symbols, dynamic linking. Process loading. ELF format
  • Pthreads. Synchronization primitives. Process priorities
  • Networking in Linux; TCP/IP sockets and services
  • Shared memory
  • Daemons
  • Packading (RPM, DEB, package management)
Practical exercises
  • Mastering with binutils
  • Dynamic libraries
  • Pthreads and synchronization
  • TCP/IP
  • Daemon development
  • Application packaging and repo maintenance
Course language:
  • RUS, ENG

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