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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 24, 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


Jun 22, 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!

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By James S

May 18, 2020

Overall, great course. Some of the instructions on the labs were confusing.

By Tristan T

Mar 23, 2020

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

By Roy M M

Mar 05, 2018

I surely will keep my fingers on the keyboard to hopefully master the CLI.

By Deanna D

Mar 02, 2018

Some instructions on the labs are not always clear and could use some work

By Derrick S

Feb 04, 2018

I learn alot of new skill in powershell and linux that I find very useful.

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 Shubham R

Jun 21, 2020

Learned a lot of new things that i was not aware of. Enjoyed learning..

By Tri P L

Jun 11, 2019

Recommended course for everyone that want to take the IT Support career

By Cesar A R

Sep 24, 2020

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

By Clinton W B

Jan 11, 2020

I personally would like more practical practice via labs and scenarios

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

By Stephen R

Oct 09, 2019

Really good course, however there should be more primers for Linux.

By Edwin A

Apr 19, 2020

Great course little hard in the final lab especially in linux one.

By Miki K

Dec 24, 2018

It was really useful course, but Qwiklab was little bit stressful.

By Simone F

Aug 08, 2018

There is a large portion of a widely used operating system, MacOS.

By Guillermo R

Feb 09, 2018

Issue with some exams. Other than that the content is really good.

By Polly P

Jul 20, 2019

Needs more hands on practice with figuring out and solving issues

By Starnisha P

Jul 30, 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 Ruida Z

Jun 01, 2019

The last lab was horribly designed. Couldn't track my progress.

By John O

May 20, 2019

This is tough course take notes for Linux, labs good challenges

By Cory D

Apr 29, 2020

It was a really good learning experience and I learned a lot.