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3,432 reviews

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.

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 Joshua R

Oct 6, 2019

I had a really really really hard time with linux

By Yeongjae J

Sep 1, 2019

The explanation about Linux operating is lacking.

By Anthony R B

Aug 26, 2019

Labs were a bit funky but the help team is prompt

By Harry o p

Jul 31, 2018

The labs have been very frustrating due to errors

By Vladimir R

Feb 23, 2018

Labs may be improved when the score is assigned

By Fung

Jun 18, 2018

Lab make me crazy. Have to try many times.

By Tom R

Sep 10, 2020

windows part was good, linux not to much.

By Jesse C

Jan 18, 2020

Week 6 graded lab for linux wasnt great

By Nuril F R

Mar 12, 2021

buggy, laggy qwiklabs ruins everything

By Roberto A

Mar 10, 2021

The assessment method can be improved.

By Lacorey C

Aug 20, 2020

little to much going on in that course

By Kenna S

Mar 17, 2019

the labs need to be more user friendly

By Wenya F

Mar 16, 2018

lab experience was really frustrating

By Mark H

Feb 13, 2018

I had problems with some of the labs.

By David S

Jul 27, 2021

the labs were pretty bugged for me

By R. K E P

Mar 20, 2021

The Windows is really slow and lag

By Alexander J

Jul 10, 2018

It had lots of weird instructions.

By Mark S

Jul 27, 2020

The one with no help was no help

By Kerr M

Mar 19, 2021

The labs are "super" terrible.

By Prashant R

Nov 23, 2020

Content good, quiz were short

By Caleb R

Nov 11, 2020

The instructor was pretty dry

By Carson H

Feb 25, 2019

Labs are buggy using Linux OS

By Aaron M

Apr 20, 2021

some quiklabs were busted

By Delores V G

Jan 18, 2021

The labs were challenging

By Paige J

Nov 11, 2018

The labs are just awful.