Understanding Linux COMP 9661

Continuous Intake

Our Understanding Linux course provides you with 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. Get 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.


Registration Method:

This is an online course 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 online access/course materials 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 online access/course materials approximately a week after you register).


You must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

Hours and Fees




$392, includes a non-refundable materials fee of $145 [online access]

Course Sections

Delivery Method: Self-directed Online
Technology Department

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