• About this Course
  • About the Instructor
  • Free Linux Academy Community Account (required for bonus labs and flashcards)
What is an Operating System?
  • Quick History of Operating Systems
  • Popular Operating Systems
  • How Linux Came to Be
The Open Source Movement
  • GNU and the Free Software Foundation
  • The Open Source Initiative
Basics of a Linux Distribution
  • Components of a Linux Distribution
  • RPM-Based Distributions
  • Debian Based Distributions
Uses of Linux
  • Server Systems
  • Mobile Devices
  • Cloud Infrastructure
  • Next Steps for Further Study