Where Can I Find Linux Training Online?

Linux is a UNIX family operating system. It was developed as open source (source code is available free to anyone) and can be used instead of DOS or Windows. This article discusses various sources for online Linux training. Schools offering Computer Systems Administration degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

Overview of Online Linux Training

Private organizations offer online Linux training, as do some colleges and universities. This type of training is available for free or more in-depth training is available for a fee.

Important Facts About This Field of Study

Programs Short courses
Certification Training can prepare students for Associate, Professional or Certified Specialist Oracle certifications
Prerequisites Microsoft Windows 7 or 8 OS is recommended; appropriate browsers, browser settings, plugins, software, display resolution and connection speed are all recommended
Continuing Education Some additional coursework may be necessary in order to prepare for advanced certification

Fee-Based Online Linux Training Through Companies

Many private companies offer online training courses for Linux. These courses can cost anywhere from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars, depending on the company and the material that is covered. Training takes around four to five days. Oracle - the vendor of the Solaris operating system - is one such company offering online Linux training. The company's courses are delivered via a live virtual classroom with online labs, or through a self-study format. Courses focus mainly on Linux system administration, though a UNIX and LINUX essentials course is also offered. Many other companies also offer online courses for a fee.

Free Online Linux Training

Individuals can also find free Linux online training. One such website is Linux Online, www.linux.org, a not-for-profit business that provides information concerning the Linux movement and offers free forums in beginning, intermediate, and advanced Linux topics.

To continue researching, browse degree options below for course curriculum, prerequisites and financial aid information. Or, learn more about the subject by reading the related articles below:

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The schools in the listing below are not free and may include sponsored content but are popular choices among our users. Tuition and costs will vary across programs and locations. Be sure to always request tuition information before starting a program.

Popular Schools

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