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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...

Top reviews

SG
Nov 27, 2021

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!

JA
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 Leslie J

Jul 17, 2019

May need more practice opportunities using some of the Linux commands before testing a student

By Michael P

Feb 28, 2019

The labs were really difficult to get to work, but when they did work it was very informative.

By Wilfredo C

May 23, 2018

Excellent course marred only by a few issues with objective tracking in Windows lab instances.

By Dawn W

May 20, 2018

Would have given 5 Stars but the labs were not working most of the time. Teacher was amazing.

By KENT H

Aug 13, 2020

Great course. Labs could be a bit more difficult. The last lab Windows and Linux were better.

By Trent H

Jun 19, 2018

The information was good, the labs were quite buggy and frustrating in terms of funcionality.

By James H

Jun 9, 2018

The course materials are great, but only let down by the pretty poor Qwiklabs / VM instances.

By Edward A R

Jun 6, 2018

the course itself was not hard but the struggles to get in the labs were frustrating at times

By Chandra T

Mar 31, 2021

Overall this was a good course, I learned a lot I felt some topics could be explained better

By Laurent A

Mar 1, 2019

The content is great but too many issues with the Labs, this make the experience not perfect

By Kevin C

Feb 16, 2018

great course apart from the issues (at the time of taking the course) with the windows labs!

By OUEDRAOGO R S

Jun 28, 2021

The course was difficult. Nice teacher. You did your best to explain the course. Thank you.

By Brett R

Dec 23, 2020

Great course! This course really helped expand my knowledge of the CLI & operating systems.

By Lorenzo S

Jun 8, 2021

T​eaches precious and vital skills for troubleshooting and really using Linux and Windows.

By Angie J B

Apr 20, 2021

a lot of challenges than i thought but i need more time to practice before be ready to go!

By Christine D

Apr 25, 2018

Very demanding, and the labs did not go smoothly, but ultimately satisfying to complete.

By Kyle

Nov 14, 2021

Had some Issues with the Partitioning Test, Qwiklabs support helped me solve the issue.

By Randal B

Sep 20, 2021

Somewhat of a difficult course. Written instructions could've been more comprehensible.

By alicia l

Feb 16, 2021

it was hard at times but I highly recommend this course, Thank you for this opportunity

By TheDon S

Aug 21, 2020

I wish Google would give you a PDF of all the things you need to know. I learned a lot.

By Akin A B

Jun 4, 2021

Great information to learn, but too many errors on the Labs for me to give it 5 stars.

By Tracy D

Jun 19, 2020

The courses get more challenging, but accessing the support through chat really helps.

By Varun S N

May 12, 2020

Nice course for anyone interested in system support or acquiring knowledge in general.

By Dave C

Jul 15, 2019

Still couldn't figure out how to update the VLC from the window. Will try again soon.

By Buhari A A

Jul 16, 2021

I enjoyed the course really but the windows VM is very slow and I hope it will fixed.