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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,

Using commands with Windows and Linux

How to deploy and install operating systems through the network and Alot



Nov 27, 2021

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!

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Aug 14, 2021

Poor user experience on the lab, not enough instruction and not good performance.

By Travis L R

Jan 28, 2020

the linux portion of the last exam was vague and the delay was almost unbearable

By Md H R

Apr 25, 2021

There are so many problem with Qwicklab on week-3. It took too long to resolve.

By Alejandro d J P M

Jun 9, 2020

este curso es efectivo para aprender muchas cosas sobre los sistemas operativos

By Foday A Y

Aug 11, 2018

Some improvements needs to address on the Labs, but overall interesting course.

By tim m

Mar 24, 2018

The labs both in function and form are the main area holding this offering back

By Crystal I

Jan 16, 2022

T​his was a chellenging course, but at the same time I got hands on experience

By Jothika I

Jan 5, 2022

Very Challenging! Lots of new things to learn. Quicklabs tasks were stressful.

By Danish H

Jul 10, 2022

you have to be very accurate when doing the linux assignments, super painful

By Anastasia B

Jul 22, 2021

I​nstructions were very vague and were not clear as to what was being asked.

By Pratik R

Jul 25, 2021

you should have to add some eaxtra topics related to file handling in linux

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.