Course Details and Schedule

This series of six lunchtime modules gives you experience in performing common tasks using Linux (an open source operating system). This first session gives a brief background to Linux - where it came from, how it is made and who uses it.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • A brief history of Linux
  • What is Open Source software?
  • Browsing in Linux
  • Exploring and configuring the Linux desktop
Course information
Intended audience Anybody who is curious about exploring Linux for their daily computing.
Prior knowledge No prior knowledge required.
Resources Brief notes are supplied at no charge
Software Ubuntu
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Where next? Linux: Using office applications and email
Taught using:
Linux (Ubuntu)

Course provider: IT Learning Programme


Frequency: Every term subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.