Introduction to Linux

Online Course

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Introduction to Linux

What is the course about?

Introduction to Linux
The course Introduction to Linux is an online class provided by The Linux Foundation through edX. The skill level of the course is Introductory. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
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Course description
Develop a good working knowledge of Linux using both the graphical interface and command line, covering the major Linux distribution families. Linux powers 100% of the world’s supercomputers, most of the servers powering the Internet, the majority of financial trades worldwide and over two 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, 80 percent of hiring managers reported that they will prioritize hiring Linux talent relative to other skills areas, and 47 percent of hiring managers say 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 800,000+ students who are already enrolled in this course and start your Linux journey.

Prerequisites & Facts

Introduction to Linux

Course Topic

Computer Science

University, College, Institution

The Linux Foundation

Course Skill Level

Introductory

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Introduction to Linux

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / The Linux Foundation you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (99.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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Introduction to Linux
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