Dear Academy users, after some time we have started revamping the Getting started with Open Source course. The first new part to be released focuses on the Linux operating system. The module highlights the importance that Linux plays in the broader Open Source movement and provides a first overview of some important elements.
This course might be for you if you are reasonably technical and comfortable with computers and have not really been into Linux much but might be tempted. You hear alot of good things about open source ecosystems based on Linux and how they can empower your work but your are not quite sure where and how to start. Maybe you are more into research and academic work and want to get closer to the "bare metal" on which to develop and productionize your models and algorithms. Maybe you are already comfortable with Windows systems but you would like to explore containers and cloud computing.
The course table of contents is listed below. There is also an (experimental) chat facility to try out if you want to discuss things about Linux.