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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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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

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 Hamza K

Jul 11, 2020

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

By Heidi V W

Sep 14, 2021

L​inux Logs are a struggle, but don't give up and keep pushing forward!

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 Justin C E

Apr 14, 2021

Great course, some tests were a little buggy but the content was great

By Michael C

Mar 18, 2021

This ended up being a tougher one, but I really enjoyed the challenge.

By Cesar R S

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

By Alkim C

Feb 12, 2020

Overall it is a good course. The labs are really problematic, though.

By Eric B

Dec 12, 2018

This course was great at giving you an intro look at console commands

By Ennio T

Jun 20, 2018

Nice course, I liked a lot. I am new to Linux and this helped me tons

By Joshua R

Apr 2, 2021

Had some trouble with the open tools, but otherwise very informative

By Emiely L

Mar 9, 2021


By Stephen R

Oct 9, 2019

Really good course, however there should be more primers for Linux.

By Jakie R

Jul 9, 2021

This particular course put all the prior learning together for me.

By William D

May 18, 2021

I was a good course but the Windows labs were need to be improved.

By Edwin A

Apr 19, 2020

Great course little hard in the final lab especially in linux one.

By Miki K

Dec 23, 2018

It was really useful course, but Qwiklab was little bit stressful.

By Simone F

Aug 8, 2018

There is a large portion of a widely used operating system, MacOS.

By Guillermo R

Feb 9, 2018

Issue with some exams. Other than that the content is really good.

By Albert Y

Mar 20, 2021

It touches on everything you need to know about operating systems

By Polly P

Jul 19, 2019

Needs more hands on practice with figuring out and solving issues

By Starnisha P

Jul 29, 2018

the Linux labs weren't easy to understand at all in the 6th week.

By Alexander L

May 22, 2018

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

By John K

Sep 10, 2021

Well structured and very knowledgeable instructor, Great course!