155-0599/03 – Operation Systems (OS_ENG)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Applied InformaticsCredits3
Subject guarantordoc. RNDr. Ivo Martiník, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. RNDr. Ivo Martiník, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
TAP01 Ing. Marek Ťapťuch
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

What You’ll Learn • The troubleshooting process and how to use tools and resources • Features and functionality of OS X Mavericks, including how to find more information • How to prepare for Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.9 certification

Teaching methods



Operating systems is certified hands-on course which is given to you by our AATCE (Apple Authorised Training Centre for Education) and cover OS X Support Essentials 10.9 course. Provides an in-depth exploration of troubleshooting on OS X Mavericks. This course is designed to give students a tour of the breadth of OS X Mavericks and the best methods for effectively supporting users of OS X Mavericks systems. The course is a combination of lectures and hands-on exercises that provide real-world experience.

Compulsory literature:

Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Support Essentials 10.9: Supporting and Troubleshooting OS X Mavericks, By Kevin M. White, Gordon Davisson,Published Dec 30, 2013 by Peachpit Press, ISBN-13: 978-0-321-96355-0

Recommended literature:

OS X Support Essentials 10.9 - Exam Preparation Guide

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Basic knowledge of Operating systems - Windows, Unix, Linux, Mac OS


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Course Outline Part 1: Installation and Configuration • Install OS X Mavericks • Setup and configuration • OS X recovery • OS X software updates Part 2: User Accounts • User accounts • User home folders • System security • Keychain management Part 3: File Systems • File systems and storage • FileVault 2 • Permissions and sharing • File system troubleshooting Part 4: Data Management • Hidden items and shortcuts • System resources • Metadata and Spotlight • File archives • Time Machine Part 5: Applications and Processes • Application installation • Document management • Application management and troubleshooting Part 6: Network Configuration • Network essentials • Advanced network configuration • Network troubleshooting Part 7: Network Services • Network services • Host sharing and personal firewall Part 8: System Management • Peripherals and drivers • Print and scan • System troubleshooting

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Incoming Students 2016/2017 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming Students 2015/2016 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block