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Installing Linux

Get an overview of the Linux platform and learn about its installation.

3 videos  //  15 minutes of training

Course description

The open-source platform Linux is a popular operating system not only for desktops but also for servers and embedded devices. This course introduces you to Linux, including its distributions (“distros”), licensing specifics and the installation process. You will also learn about other software licensing models and related terminology such as Creative Commons.

Course syllabus

Linux Overview Part 1Duration: 4:50

Linux Overview Part 2Duration: 5:00

Installing LinuxDuration: 5:06

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$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.