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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


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!


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 jean f g

Jun 16, 2021

For sure, I have learned a lot about using the operating system!!!

By Lekeisha M J

Dec 27, 2020

I really enjoyed this course and I look forward to future classes.

By John W

Mar 3, 2020

great introduction to topics necessary for a IT help desk position

By Brian B

Sep 17, 2019

Well done Google. Lots of good exercises here.. Please contact me.

By David M

Jul 26, 2019

I really enjoyed this course, especially all the interactive labs.

By Fayyaz M

Feb 24, 2023

Its fabulous course in aspect of knowledge and practical as well.

By Mathew L

Oct 13, 2022

Commands were straight forward and the intructor was very clear.

By Shaikh M A

Aug 6, 2022

Great course and I have learn lots of new thing. thanks Coursera.

By Isabel Y

Mar 22, 2022

very hands on experience and worth taking to understand each step

By Via A

Mar 1, 2021

Good courses but I little confuse about the explanation on linux.

By Jacob F

Feb 27, 2021

Best course so far. I love the command line makes me feel bada**!

By Pablo A

Nov 19, 2020

This is a great step to keep going and learning about IT support.


Nov 10, 2020

great course and enjoyed a lot and got great amount of knowledge.

By Ahmad K

Nov 6, 2020

Amazing course to boost up and increase skill on operating system

By Ahmed M M

Oct 21, 2020

Thanks for all that great course and keen to learn more and more.

By Diana D

Oct 2, 2020

Love Your Course, however, More hand on and practice labs needed!


Oct 1, 2020

Good courses Great teacher this woman is a wonderful one. Thanks!

By Mustapha E B

Aug 25, 2020

It was really a though moment, but i studied hard to complete it.

By Michael D

Jul 1, 2020

I enjoyed learning how to actually trouble shoot and fix problems

By Leandro H B

Jun 9, 2020

Excellent course! Thank you to Coursera and Google for teach me !

By Himanshu C

Apr 26, 2020

very great teacher and very good way of teaching thanks & regards

By Servaas S

Feb 1, 2020

I learned a lot and am a better IT Professional with this course!

By Justin L

Jan 23, 2020

Really good Information and Qwiklabs. confIIIDENCEEE INCREASING!!

By Saif J

Dec 16, 2019

Great Course for leaning and enhancing your skills and knowledge.

By Vitalii U

May 28, 2018

Good introductory course. Lab tsks and training are excellent too