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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...

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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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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.

By Caira C

Sep 28, 2019

This course is very difficult and the qwikilabs are more confusing than helpful.

By Yousuf A

May 1, 2020

very tough and most important part of IT support specialist ( Thank You Cindy )

By scott c

Apr 15, 2018

A lot of good information, and it was helpful with the powershell command line.


Mar 23, 2018

Not as deep as the computer networking course, but still an interesting teaser.

By Jim K

Jul 13, 2018

Great course. It would have 5 stars but there were a lot of Qwiklab glitches.


Aug 29, 2020

could have been more explanatory on the CLI but anyway i enjoyed the course.

By Alec D

Jun 18, 2018

Some of the labs are finiky and can require multiple attempts to accomplish.

By Amiin m A

Dec 11, 2020

this course is valuable and cornerstone in world of information technology

By Hamza M

Oct 14, 2020

Good course overall, there's still room for improvement in terms of details

By James S

May 17, 2020

Overall, great course. Some of the instructions on the labs were confusing.

By Tristan T

Mar 22, 2020

The last qwiklab is a complete mess with issues such as broken applications

By Uwizeye j p

Dec 7, 2020

great course though for linux it will be difficult for a beginner for sure

By Roy M M

Mar 5, 2018

I surely will keep my fingers on the keyboard to hopefully master the CLI.

By Deanna D

Mar 1, 2018

Some instructions on the labs are not always clear and could use some work

By Derrick S

Feb 4, 2018

I learn alot of new skill in powershell and linux that I find very useful.

By Jennifer B

Sep 14, 2020

Really enjoyed the instruction and opportunities to do the hands-on labs.

By Hamza K

Jul 11, 2020

Instructor was awesome. However I could have used more practice problems.

By Shubham R

Jun 21, 2020

Learned a lot of new things that i was not aware of. Enjoyed learning..

By Tri P L

Jun 10, 2019

Recommended course for everyone that want to take the IT Support career

By Cesar A R

Sep 24, 2020

Much harder then the first three. Take notes on commands for week six.

By Clinton W B

Jan 11, 2020

I personally would like more practical practice via labs and scenarios