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Provided by: University Information Services - Digital Literacy Skills


This course is self taught (Online course).

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Cisco NetAcad: NDG - Linux Essentials

Self-taught course


The Linux Essentials course, developed and supported by Networking Academy partner NDG, teaches students the fundamentals of the Linux operating system and command line, and basic open source concepts.

If you already have an active Cisco account you can join this course by clicking here

Target audience
  • All current Cambridge University members (departments and colleges)
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
  • By the end of this course, students will be able to:
    • Understand how Linux is used and the basics of the command line.
    • Apply skills using Linux virtual machine with step-by-step and hands-on lab activities.
    • Build foundational knowledge for progressively mastering Linux commands.
    • Connect with the global Cisco Networking Academy community.
How to book

To book on this course use the click on the Book a place (provisional) button. Once the request has been received a Cisco Networking Academy account will be created in your name should you not already have one. You will receive an email containing a link to activate your registration. Thereafter your account will be assigned to the course. For step by step instructions on this process please refer to the online instructions.

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