>> I did 2 years in IT Tallaght, when I got there they were in the process
> removing the last of the unix content from the course ... though the
> of computing has expressed some kind of an interest in Linux now ...
This troubles me....
I'm not a college graduate, so I can't really say much... But I would
have thought that the whole point of a degree in Computer science is to
teach you as much as possible about Computing environments and
technology, even history... From a lot of the recent graduates I've
met, it seems they aren't really thought the fundamentals of OS
> I know in ICT in trinity, the current 2nd years have shell accounts on a
> Linux server (Debian, I think), though the year that went before them
My ex was doing the evening course in Trinity and she showed me the
curriculum... It actually terrified me to read!!! There seemed to be
everything in there, except computing!!! Each year seemed to have more
Law or accountancy or H.R. and if she was lucky, maybe 1 language like C
> I don't know about other colleges, or whether or not there's any > decent
> Linux certification out there (is it necessary/desirable at all ?).
Well, unfortunately this is the eternal argument... As I said I'm not a
college grad, but I've got a lovely selection of Professional
certifications from my various jobs... Are they relevant, I don't
know... I personally, when hiring, interview the person, not their
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