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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

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.

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.

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By Jessie W

Aug 5, 2020

it offered great information in this course.


Jul 28, 2020

Excellent Course! I learned many new things!

By Kalil Y

Jul 17, 2020

It was a great course! I really enjoyed it!

By Israel j

Jul 7, 2020

I thought this was a great beginners course.

By Ibrahem B

Jun 21, 2020

like in world-class mode but I nailed it ^_^

By Angi L A

May 25, 2020

I learned a lot about Linux, it was awesome!


May 2, 2020

The best course for absolute beginners in OS

By Arildo R F

Jun 16, 2019

Great course! I learned a lot of new things!


Apr 7, 2018

Great intro on how to become a power user!!!

By Jason E

Feb 23, 2018

Engaging and fun. Loved the Linux sections!!

By Orsolya S

Sep 6, 2021

Linux paert was hard. But totally worth it.

By Erasmo C O M

Aug 13, 2021

Excelente curso, me gustaron mucho los labs

By Loai M A

Jun 26, 2021

Best platform ever Easy and fun explanation

By Mike D

May 2, 2021

was a lot of new territory for me! LINUX!!!

By Chainz5

Mar 24, 2021

Love the Labs in this course they were fun!

By Antonio L P C

Dec 30, 2020

Awesome challenges at the end of the course

By Phoebe F

Dec 28, 2020

Challenging to a beginner but very helpful!

By Jacen D

Dec 22, 2020

Very solid course from Google and Coursera!

By john r

Nov 19, 2020

Great Course the content was very engaging.

By Adonay R V

Jul 18, 2020

Muy completo y practico para el aprendizaje

By Floyd F

May 28, 2020

Learnt a lot with regards to files in Linux

By Derek J

May 21, 2020

Linux command line was the most challenging

By Seifullah A

May 3, 2020

Most challenging part of the course so far.


Jul 25, 2019

thanks a lot to google for this opportunity


Sep 10, 2018

It's just greater than great for Beginners.