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CS-208 Unix Operating System Certification

Test your skills out on the Unix Operating System (OS) with the NCSA online certification exam CS-208 Unix OS. Unix, developed by a group of AT&T employees at Bell labs, is an operating system that which has evolved in many forms into some of today's most popular open source and proprietary operating systems including Linux, AIX, FreeBSD, Mac OSX, and Solaris. Proficiency demonstrated by taking and passing our exam shows potential employers that you are competent and familiar with the key components of Unix and will be comfortable using Unix based operating systems in the workplace.

The exam is based on the core components of Unix common to most versions. This program is appropriate for those seeking a job in a wide variety of fields from web designer to network administrator. Exam questions are multiple choice and come from three different categories which are shown in the box below along with the approximate percentage of questions from each category.

   Category Percentage
   Basic Unix Commands 40%
   Scripting / Usage 30%
   Utilities / Applications 30%

Questions are designed to meet the criteria established for individuals with six months experience using the operating system. Your scores will be available as soon as you complete the exam. Online certification exams are available for free by clicking the test now button above.

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