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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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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!


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

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By Amanda D

Oct 30, 2020

Please show the example computer screen more instead of the girl speaking.

By Harold M

Mar 14, 2020

Not enough is done to explain and learn Linux commands during the course

By Priyam A

Mar 16, 2018

Videos are good.But labs can be very confusing and difficult to perform.

By Leisa M

May 17, 2021

It would be easier to see the commands by themselves (like flashcards)


Dec 26, 2019

It can be much deeper but it's ok to start the OS and work around it.

By collin m b

May 14, 2018

I hate that the windows labs are more frustrating than the linux labs

By Sharmaine D

Dec 13, 2020

Week 6 test is broken. Please fix the linux part of the exam to pass

By Brandie B

Feb 6, 2022

Very fast pace. Not a lot of hands on to really let things sink in.

By Anthony M

Feb 11, 2018

The labs are very buggy. The videos and course material were great.

By Bonnie B

Jun 11, 2021

some of the instructions on the labs were difficult to understand.

By Tung V

Mar 13, 2021

The last window qwiklab in this course is unresponsive and wonky.

By Zakir S

Sep 5, 2018

While the lectures were fine but I was not happy with the labs.

By David G M

May 9, 2021

This was a challenging course but was satisfying to complete.

By Yancy A

Nov 9, 2020

Thought but powers through. A list of commands would be nice.

By Shalini S

Jun 4, 2020

Lessons were informational and I had a difficulty with labs.

By Jasmine A

Sep 5, 2021

A little drawn out and the last lab was a bit too difficult.

By Jason F

Sep 19, 2019

Some parts are oversimplified, should focus more on the CLI

By Andrew H

Dec 26, 2021

L​inux modules are unclear, and are full of misdirection.

By Danel A

May 28, 2020

some of the instructions for the last 2 labs are abyssmal

By audrey m

Mar 14, 2021

the linux labs 5 too confusing with the drive to mount

By Reginald E

Dec 25, 2020

The Final grade assessment for Linux was very difficult.

By Paco F

Dec 13, 2020

Very heavly on Linxxxx and the powereshell and gooooeeee

By Nicolas Y F

Feb 28, 2019

Had issues with the final lab...not connecting to server

By DeMarco S W

Oct 23, 2018

Not as fun as the previous course, but very informative.