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This course begins by introducing you to the and how they manage computer hardware and software resources. You will learn about structure of an OS and how the system works.

This course will benefit you in learning about an OS and its role in computer system, how the processes work, virtual memory and how it works in a computer system and describe from computer booting up to loading the operating system.


This course does not involve any written exams. Students need to answer 5 assignment questions to complete the course, the answers will be in the form of written work in pdf or word. Students can write the answers in their own time. Each answer needs to be 200 words (1 Page). Once the answers are submitted, the tutor will check and assess the work.


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Course Curriculum

Module 01
Operating Systems and You: Becoming a Power User – Introduction 00:06:00
Operating Systems – Lesson Overview & Practice Tips 00:03:00
Operating Systems – List Directories in a GUI 00:06:00
Windows List Directories in CLI 00:04:00
Linux List Directories 00:06:00
Windows Changing Directories in the GUI 00:01:00
Windows Changing Directories in the CLI 00:04:00
Linux Changing Directories in Bash 00:02:00
Windows Make Directories in the GUI & CLI 00:03:00
Linux Make Directories in Bash 00:01:00
Module 02
Windows Command History 00:03:00
Linux Command History 00:01:00
Windows Copying Files & Directories 00:05:00
Linux Copying Files and Directories 00:02:00
Windows Moving and Renaming Files, Directories 00:02:00
Linux Moving and Renaming Files, Directories 00:01:00
Windows Removing Files & Directories 00:04:00
Linux Removing Files & Directories 00:01:00
Operating Systems – Cindy Why OS is Important 00:02:00
Windows Display File Contents 00:04:00
Linux Display File Contents 00:03:00
Module 03
Windows Modifying Text Files 00:02:00
Linux Modifying Text Files 00:02:00
Windows Powershell 00:03:00
Windows Searching within Files 00:07:00
Windows Searching within Directories 00:01:00
Linux Searching within Files 00:01:00
Windows Input, Output, and the Pipeline 00:07:00
Linux Input, Output and Pipe 00:04:00
Windows and Linux Advanced Navigation 00:02:00
Operating Systems – Ben First Tech Job 00:01:00
Operating Systems – Users, Administrators, and Groups, Oh My! 00:03:00
Module 04
Windows View User and Group Information 00:06:00
Windows View User and Group Information using CLI 00:03:00
Linux Users, Superuser and Beyond 00:05:00
Windows Passwords 00:05:00
Linux Passwords 00:01:00
Windows Adding and Removing Users 00:06:00
Linux Adding and Removing Users 00:01:00
Operating Systems – Ben Life as a CIO 00:02:00
Windows File Permissions 00:06:00
Linux File Permissions 00:03:00
Windows Modifying Permissions 00:07:00
Linux Modifying Permissions 00:05:00
Windows Special Permissions 00:05:00
Module 05
Linux SetUID, SetGID, Sticky Bit 00:06:00
Package and Software Management – Module Introduction 00:01:00
Package and Software Management – Introduction 00:07:00
Linux Software Packages 00:03:00
Windows Archives 00:04:00
Linux Archives 00:02:00
Windows Package Dependencies 00:07:00
Linux Package Dependencies 00:02:00
Windows Package Manager 00:05:00
Linux Package Manager Apt 00:06:00
Windows Underneath the Hood 00:04:00
Linux Underneath the Hood 00:02:00
Module 06
Windows Devices and Drivers 00:04:00
Linux Devices and Drivers 00:04:00
Window Operating System Updates 00:04:00
Linux Operating System Updates 00:03:00
Filesystems – Module Introduction 00:01:00
Review of Filesystems 00:03:00
Filesystems – Disk Anatomy 00:03:00
Windows Disk Partitioning and Formatting a Filesystem 00:07:00
Windows Mounting and Unmounting a Filesystem 00:01:00
Linux Disk Partitioning and Formatting a Filesystem 00:06:00
Linux Mounting and Unmounting a Filesystem 00:04:00
Module 07
Filesystems – Windows Swap 00:04:00
Filesystems – Linux Swap 00:02:00
Window Files 00:06:00
Linux Files 00:03:00
Filesystems – Windows Disk Usage 00:04:00
Filesystems – Linux Disk Usage 00:02:00
Windows Filesystem Repair 00:04:00
Linux Filesystem Repair 00:02:00
Filesystems – Ben Passion 00:01:00
Module 08
Process Management – Module Introduction 00:01:00
Process Management – Programs vs Processes Revisited 00:03:00
Process Management – Windows Process Creation and Termination 00:04:00
Process Management – Linux Process Creation and Termination 00:01:00
Process Management – Jess Passions 00:02:00
Process Management – Windows Reading Process Information 00:04:00
Process Management – Linux Reading Process Information 00:04:00
Process Management – Linux Signals 00:01:00
Process Management – Windows Managing Processes 00:05:00
Process Management – Linux Managing Processes 00:04:00
Process Management – Windows Resource Monitoring 00:05:00
Process Management – Linux Resource Monitoring 00:04:00
Module 09
Operating Systems in Practice – Introduction 00:01:00
Remote Connection and SSH 00:07:00
Remote Connections on Windows 00:06:00
Remote Connection File Transfer 00:02:00
Remote Connection File Transfer on Windows 00:04:00
Virtual Machines 00:04:00
System Monitoring 00:02:00
Module 10
The Windows Event Viewer 00:05:00
Linux Logs 00:05:00
Working with Logs 00:04:00
Imaging Software 00:01:00
Operating Systems Deployment Methods 00:04:00
Operating Systems – Course Wrap Up 00:02:00
Operating Systems – Heather Early Career Advice 00:02:00
Submit Your Assignment 00:00:00
Certification 00:00:00

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