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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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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.


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 Tristan T

Mar 22, 2020

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

By Zachary S

Aug 20, 2021

This course is definitely a challenge, which is what people need to learn.

By uwizeye j

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 Andrew K

Oct 18, 2022

Pretty good. Had to search on my own enough to internalize the material.

By Jose A

Oct 1, 2021

Including an in-depth explanation of commands could assist with learning.

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 Mark T

Feb 16, 2022

Good instructors and very informative. Lab were at times problematic.

By mary c

Jul 15, 2022

This course really pushed me out of my comfort zone, and challenged me.

By Heidi V W

Sep 14, 2021

Linux 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 Shawnett F

Jan 9, 2023

I learned quite a bit. However, some of this is seriously out of date.

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 A R

Sep 24, 2020

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

By Clint B

Jan 11, 2020

I personally would like more practical practice via labs and scenarios

By Spencer P

Dec 17, 2022

Overall it was a great course. Labs for week 6 did not work properly.

By Vikas R

Oct 6, 2022

I learn so much command in linux that help in linux operating system

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