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Linux essentials

The Open University

Online program

Linux is a pervasive computer operating system, used on over 490 of the top 500 supercomputers, web servers, internet servers, routers, smartphones and desktop operating systems and this is not the limit of its uses. From network engineers to software developers, there is a need for Linux technical skills and understanding. In this course you will learn about the fundamentals of Linux and discover the principles of managing this operating system. The course uses an inbuilt virtualised Linux host and gives you many opportunities to practice on a real system from the comfort of your web browser.


2 Mar 2019 - 19 May 2019
level Bachelor / Undergraduate
Credits None
Program fee 99 GBP
Accommodation Not offered
Application deadline 2 February 2019
Entry requirements:
This course is suitable if you already have some technical experience with computing technology.

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