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About the Course

In this course -- through a combination of video lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on practice -- you’ll learn about the main components of an operating system and how to perform critical tasks like managing software and users, and configuring hardware. By the end of this course you’ll be able to: ● navigate the Windows and Linux filesystems using a graphical user interface and command line interpreter ● set up users, groups, and permissions for account access ● install, configure, and remove software on the Windows and Linux operating systems ● configure disk partitions and filesystems ● understand how system processes work and how to manage them ● work with system logs and remote connection tools ● utilize operating system knowledge to troubleshoot common issues in an IT Support Specialist role...

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May 23, 2020

A wonderful course of prevention that I learned a lot from,\n\nUsing commands with Windows and Linux\n\nHow to deploy and install operating systems through the network and Alot\n\nThanks GOOOOOOOOOGLE

Jun 21, 2019

Great course, lots of very challenging and useful information. You'll learn about Linux and some of the inner workings of Windows, plus lots of tools and programs that are really useful. Great course!

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By Simon C

Apr 17, 2020

Some of the labs were easy while some of the labs were hard, so I give it a 3 stars.

By Norberto

Jun 20, 2018

Lost of issues between Quiklab and Coursera updating grades. Otherwise good course.

By Fuat K

Jul 24, 2020

it could be better organized and some of the supplemented links were just useless.

By Keren f t

Jun 7, 2020

it was really a difficult one i must say but the instrustor gives in her very best

By Travis L R

Jan 28, 2020

the linux portion of the last exam was vague and the delay was almost unbearable

By Alejandro d J P M

Jun 9, 2020

este curso es efectivo para aprender muchas cosas sobre los sistemas operativos

By Foday A Y

Aug 11, 2018

Some improvements needs to address on the Labs, but overall interesting course.

By tim m

Mar 24, 2018

The labs both in function and form are the main area holding this offering back

By Amanda D

Oct 30, 2020

Please show the example computer screen more instead of the girl speaking.

By Harold M

Mar 14, 2020

Not enough is done to explain and learn Linux commands during the course

By Priyam A

Mar 16, 2018

Videos are good.But labs can be very confusing and difficult to perform.


Dec 26, 2019

It can be much deeper but it's ok to start the OS and work around it.

By collin m b

May 14, 2018

I hate that the windows labs are more frustrating than the linux labs

By Sharmaine D

Dec 13, 2020

Week 6 test is broken. Please fix the linux part of the exam to pass

By Anthony M

Feb 11, 2018

The labs are very buggy. The videos and course material were great.

By Zakir S

Sep 5, 2018

While the lectures were fine but I was not happy with the labs.

By Yancy A

Nov 9, 2020

Thought but powers through. A list of commands would be nice.

By Shalini S

Jun 4, 2020

Lessons were informational and I had a difficulty with labs.

By Jason F

Sep 19, 2019

Some parts are oversimplified, should focus more on the CLI

By Danel A

May 28, 2020

some of the instructions for the last 2 labs are abyssmal

By Reginald E

Dec 25, 2020

The Final grade assessment for Linux was very difficult.

By Paco F

Dec 13, 2020

Very heavly on Linxxxx and the powereshell and gooooeeee

By Nicolas Y F

Feb 28, 2019

Had issues with the final lab...not connecting to server

By DeMarco S W

Oct 23, 2018

Not as fun as the previous course, but very informative.