About this Specialization

The Open Source Software Development, Linux and Git Specialization will give you a strong foundation for working comfortably and productively in open source development communities. By completing the Specialization, you’ll have a better understanding of the Linux environment, as well as methods and tools required to successfully use it, and you’ll know how to use Git, the distributed version control system. Upon completion of this Specialization, you will receive a certificate from Coursera as well as a digital badge from The Linux Foundation recognizing your proficiency in open source software development, Linux environment and Git. Use your verified digital badge to promote your achievement online, and access job insights related to your new skills.
Learner Career Outcomes
36%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
40%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Beginner Level
Approximately 4 months to complete
Suggested pace of 5 hours/week
English
Learner Career Outcomes
36%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
40%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Beginner Level
Approximately 4 months to complete
Suggested pace of 5 hours/week
English

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Open Source Software Development Methods

4.6
stars
923 ratings
200 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Linux for Developers

4.5
stars
1,019 ratings
191 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Linux Tools for Developers

4.6
stars
501 ratings
91 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Using Git for Distributed Development

4.6
stars
385 ratings
76 reviews

Offered by

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The Linux Foundation

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