Introduction to Linux

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Develop a good working knowledge of Linux using both the graphical interface and command line, covering the major Linux distribution families.

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.

Moreover, 97 percent of hiring managers reported that they will prioritize hiring Linux talent relative to other skills areas in the next six months, and 44 percent of hiring managers saying they’re more likely to hire a candidate with Linux certification.

This course explores 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. It is designe...

Develop a good working knowledge of Linux using both the graphical interface and command line, covering the major Linux distribution families.

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.

Moreover, 97 percent of hiring managers reported that they will prioritize hiring Linux talent relative to other skills areas in the next six months, and 44 percent of hiring managers saying they’re more likely to hire a candidate with Linux certification.

This course explores 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. It is designed for experienced computer users who have limited or no previous exposure to Linux, whether they are working in an individual or Enterprise 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.

Join the 250,000+ students who are already enrolled in this course and start your Linux journey.

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10/10 starsCompleted
6 years, 4 months ago
CentOS, Ubuntu and OpenSUSE could not possibly be a more well rounded choice of distros to study. I am looking forward to this. For people confused about which one to start with, the answer is most likely all three. I suggest one of the two: Install Ubuntu and Virtual Box, install CentOS and OpenSUSE as virtual machines under Ubuntu. Or set up partitions and triple boot all three.
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6 years, 4 months ago
This is my first time to get familiar with edx,registering courses, its a great platform to take an initiative of future development in science and technology, This course will be the great learning experience for those who develop projects in linux environment as well as those who are beginners in software development using linux platform.
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8/10 starsCompleted
6 years, 4 months ago
I'm going to give this a go on my Raspberry Pi. It's a fantastic computer brought to life by Linux.
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1/10 starsCompleted
6 years, 6 months ago
I would love to know what particular implementations are being covered - I use Ubuntu and so am primarily interested in that. Also, it would be helpful if the course description indicated what would be covered, e.g., commands, scripting. The intro video was a PR piece that told me nothing.
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9/10 starsCompleted
6 years, 6 months ago
At least Honor code certificates of achievement should be for all courses , because some cannot afford verified certificate.
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8/10 starsTaking Now
4 years, 2 months ago
it is the worst teaching file.i don't want to use it any more.Nothing useful to get in.i hope to close the site.Gook luck with you boys!
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