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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

Dec 27, 2020

This course was very informative and challenging. I really appreciate the way the course was put together. It would be ore helpful if the links to the readings were from material other than Wikipedia.

Apr 1, 2019

This is my most favorite module module, especially the Linux, which is my all time favorite OS ever enjoy learning, working Programing, and configuring, and will continue enjoying til the end of time.

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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.

By Israel A

Apr 2, 2021

A lot of information without adequate time to practice and practice until its learnt.

By Ivan K O

Nov 6, 2020

the course is hard but was eased thru resources and labs. Thanks for this oppurtunity

By Sanjip S

Sep 20, 2020

Nice course, but the tutor needs to elaborate more on the topic that looks confusing.

By Prasenjeet D P

Jul 16, 2020

Simply Great. Labs are designed well & sometimes test your patience in case of Linux.

By Macey W

Aug 12, 2018

Good course did have some issues with the last Linux lab, but overall you learn alot.

By Yohannes A

Feb 12, 2018

The content of the course is good,but the system did not update the score for the lab

By Jay S

Sep 20, 2021

It has been an amazing journey of learning different aspects of an operating system.

By Molefi M

Apr 8, 2021

This course is educational and has much in Operating Systems more than I anticipated

By Jordan F

Mar 19, 2019

Didnt get to finish last lab due to some technical issues but overall a good course.

By Albert S I

Oct 23, 2021

H​ad trouble with Qwiklabs locking up on windows VMWare but other wise good course.

By Josh H

Apr 27, 2021

This course has been challenging compared to the first 2. That makes it more fun!!!

By Soumya K M

Jun 1, 2020

I just loved this course i learned a lots form it

and the last assignment was tough

By Emeil Z S

Dec 13, 2019

A lot of knowledge. Difficult exams at the end, but they were really good practice.

By Francisco D D G

Sep 27, 2019

tricky sometimes with the remote access but solvable. Useful to remind some tricks.

By P K

Nov 7, 2021

This course gives you many resources to use in your everyday and work environment,

By Elisha W

Feb 16, 2021

It is worth a recommendation though I did most of it at University Of Johannesburg


May 31, 2020

Nice course but the lab grading system or question pattern needs some improvement.

By Rauren J

Oct 13, 2020

Somewhat of a hit and miss. Could have used more exercises to solidify knowledge.

By Ashaki A P

Jul 25, 2018

Content is great as always but the labs were especially painfiul in this section.

By LaJeanne M

Jul 3, 2020

That week 6 linux work... for the birds. That's the only reason for the 4 stars.