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Linux powers 94% of the world’s supercomputers, most of the servers powering the Internet, the majority of financial trades worldwide and a billion Android devices. In short, Linux is everywhere. It appears in many different architectures, from mainframes to server to desktop to mobile and on a staggeringly wide variety of hardware. This free self-paced course will teach you how to develop a good working knowledge of Linux using both the graphical interface and command line.
Created under partnership with edX.org, this 100% online, self-paced course will explore the various tools and techniques commonly used by Linux system administrators and end users to achieve their day-to-day work in a Linux environment.
Upon completion of this training you should have a good working knowledge of Linux, from both a graphical and command line perspective, allowing you to easily navigate through any of the major Linux distributions. You will be able to continue your progress as either a user, system administrator or developer using the acquired skill set.
What you'll learn
- A good working knowledge of Linux
- How to navigate through major Linux distributions
- System configurations and graphical interface of Linux
- Basic command line operations
- Common applications of Linux
Join the 400,000+ students who are already enrolled in this course and start your Linux journey.
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This class is designed for people who have little or no prior experience with Linux or Unix. System administrators, developers, architects, decision makers or new Linux users can all benefit from the content covered in this class, especially if they are looking to work with more involved topics such as Linux system administration, network management and enterprise system architecture.
We minimally expect students to have prior exposure to a computer running an operating system such as Apple or Windows. Experience using the basic features of a typical PC system, such as handling a mouse and a keyboard is also assumed.