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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 Patrick S

Nov 22, 2020

good overview of operating systems but the labs are impossible to complete.

By Amiri G

Sep 7, 2018

There are problems with the labs that require some research on the forums.

By Srushti S

Jan 25, 2018

By learning this much only we can't become an expert in OS.Not satisfied

By Sandrine M

Apr 26, 2021

broken lab assesement and the course didnt always explain everything

By Draper K P

Jan 18, 2022

Labs are not working please reset so i can finish my studies

By Miss J D

Apr 7, 2022

LINUX labs were confusing! POOR - AWFUL instructions.

By Kushal G

May 23, 2021

The commands are not at working and unable to submit

By Mimi S

Nov 27, 2019

wish there were more interactive labs with the linux

By Anna T

Jul 19, 2022

Please help me out so i can finish this course

By Ferdinand C

Jun 7, 2019

Does not prepare you for the final linux lab!!

By Bruno

Apr 15, 2021

I had too many issues with Window's Qwiklabs

By Jack B

Mar 29, 2021

Very vague and some instructions not clear.

By Alan T

Nov 15, 2021

r​eally awkward to use the windoze vm's

By Michelle Z

Aug 29, 2021

the way she says her "s" hurts my ears.

By Rhonda

Jun 21, 2019

where is a mentor at for the linux logs

By Katlin S

Oct 4, 2018

Qwiklabs won't let me pass this course.

By Paris S

Jul 13, 2019

would like more help to navigate labs

By Samiulhaq S

Jan 5, 2021

GUI is much Easier then Command line

By Jasanpreet S S

Nov 19, 2021

Should be explained in more detail

By Arina A

Sep 24, 2020

i found it very boring

By Chris V

Jun 13, 2022

So long and tedious

By Dalton L R

Aug 10, 2022

Linix i super hard


May 10, 2021

verification sucks

By Mic T

Jan 3, 2021

logs suck

By Issabek M

Mar 18, 2022

s​hit VM