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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

JB
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.

MD
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

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By Elysia M

May 30, 2020

I wish there was more hands on labs instead of mere 3min video with brief demonstration

By Roberto L

Apr 21, 2019

Hard to follow the steps, when the tutor don't say what she is typing on the keyboard.

By Andy H R P

Oct 5, 2020

Need to have more practice to learn the commands and have more practical assignments.

By Milo F

Sep 5, 2019

It was okey. I needed more clarity, specially for people who don't have a background.

By Byron B

Dec 27, 2018

It was frustrating but I finally managed to get through it. Can't wait to learn more.

By Martha C

Mar 19, 2021

I found this course vey challenging. I learned a lot, looking forward to completion.

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 KEN K

Aug 14, 2021

Poor user experience on the lab, not enough instruction and not good performance.

By Travis L R

Jan 28, 2020

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

By Md H R

Apr 25, 2021

There are so many problem with Qwicklab on week-3. It took too long to resolve.

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 Anastasia B

Jul 22, 2021

I​nstructions were very vague and were not clear as to what was being asked.

By Pratik K R

Jul 25, 2021

you should have to add some eaxtra topics related to file handling in linux

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.

By Leisa M

May 17, 2021

It would be easier to see the commands by themselves (like flashcards)

By SYED A M

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