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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 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!

By Sherita W

Feb 17, 2021

The labs were Ok for this course could have been a little better

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 adarsh p

May 19, 2021

Linux Portion was super challenging I recommend taking notes.

By Yilmwen B P

May 2, 2021

My best course in the specialization, great course instructor

By Dan R

Apr 26, 2021

Some of the labs are broken as addressed in the class forums.

By Maria M

Jan 31, 2021

The Linux part was difficult. The moderator was way too fast.

By Julia G R

Jan 31, 2021

This was the most interactive and technical of all 5 courses!

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 24, 2021

The last Graded Tool With Linux and Windows isnt so great

By Tim D

Mar 25, 2021

A few qwiklabs were not working. It was very frustrating.


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