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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 Alexander L

May 22, 2018

This course helped me learn the ins and outs of console commands.

By Ruida Z

Jun 1, 2019

The last lab was horribly designed. Couldn't track my progress.

By John O

May 19, 2019

This is tough course take notes for Linux, labs good challenges

By Cory D

Apr 28, 2020

It was a really good learning experience and I learned a lot.

By John P

Jul 3, 2018

Course material was awesome. Qwiklabs really needs some work.


Jul 20, 2020

Definitely the needs to knows for success in the cyber field

By William H

Aug 4, 2019

while learning is a process, Linux is most difficult for me!

By Ann F E

Apr 29, 2019

Learned a lot! Labs are difficult but you always have help!!

By Chris M

Nov 5, 2018

Some bugs here and there - but it all worked out in the end.

By Daniel S

Sep 26, 2018

More real world problems that require innovative solutions.


Jun 25, 2019

This has been the most challenging course so far. I ready

By Villaflor H

Mar 25, 2020

It was very challenging some times, but I really like it

By Taha A T

Sep 23, 2019

Great knowledge as an introduction to Operating Systems.

By Jawad U H A

Sep 8, 2020

Week 6 linux assignment last task is unsolvable. Fix it

By Mark B

Feb 28, 2019

the labs are good but often don't work like they should

By John M

May 10, 2018

Difficult but informative. Learned a lot in this course

By Kimberly R

Nov 6, 2020

I liked the teacher but the graded assignment was hard

By Fred Z

Aug 7, 2020

Made extensive comments in Course Wrap-up comment box.

By Stephen D M

Mar 19, 2020

Some issues with the lab, but otherwise a good course.

By Oghenetega E

Feb 20, 2020

Awesome course, My interest in Linux OS has increased.

By Brice F

Jul 24, 2019

awsome i love cindy quach you should have her do more

By Thubelihle D N

Jun 22, 2019

This was hard , especially the last graded assignment

By Long T

May 15, 2018

the lab was pretty confusing and difficult to follow.

By Jason

Sep 2, 2019

Labs inconsistent and could use better instructions.

By Levoun I O

Jun 27, 2019

very informative course, waiting for the next module