Understanding Linux COMP 9661

Continuous Intake

Our Understanding Linux course provides a working knowledge of the Linux operating system. Learn to install Linux as a standalone operating system or as part of a dual boot for a personal computer, and explore how Unix commands can speed up tasks when using Linux. Acquire the skills you need to configure a wide variety of hardware devices, and learn about the Linux file system and how to manage file permissions.


Course Delivery Method:

This is an online course delivered via Blackboard Learn with continuous intake registration. That means this course does not have traditional start/end dates. You can register at any time throughout the year (24 hours a day, 7 days a week), and you will have 120 calendar days from the day you receive the course details to complete the course. Make sure to register in the section (CRN) with the Date(s) range that includes the date on which you plan to start the course (keeping in mind that you will receive your course details approximately a week after you register).

Technical/Computer Requirements:

Refer to the basic technology requirements for Blackboard online courses.


You must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

Hours and Fees




(includes a non-refundable materials fee of $145 [online access])

Contact Information

Course Sections

Delivery Method: Online
Delivery Method: Online

Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.