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    The Linux Foundation class "Introduction to Linux" will open for free on an edX MOOC

    http://www.linuxfoundation.org/news-...se-program-edx
    https://www.edx.org/course/linuxfoun...roduction-1621

    This used to be a $2,400 training program and will open sometimes this summer. They'll offer a free certificate of completion (your can also simply follow the course and not do any of the required work that will take up to 40-60h). Registered
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    Re: The Linux Foundation class "Introduction to Linux" will open for free on an edX M

    Thanks for this! "...nine in 10 hiring managers are hiring Linux pro’s in the next six months..." Really!

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    Linux foundation offers free online learning course

    The Linux foundation are offering free online learning courses using the Edx learning platform. The first course is an 40-60 hour course with the title "Introduction to linux".
    See the link below for full details.

    http://www.linuxfoundation.org/news-...se-program-edx

    sorry, see this was already posted by "papoumba"
    Last edited by germanix; March 11th, 2014 at 03:21 PM.

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    Re: The Linux Foundation class "Introduction to Linux" will open for free on an edX M

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    Re: The Linux Foundation class "Introduction to Linux" will open for free on an edX M

    Unless I misunderstand, the course can be audited for free but to receive a certificate of completion there is a donation required, with a $250 minimum? Far less than the previous $2,400 fee mentioned by Bapoumba, though!

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    Re: The Linux Foundation class "Introduction to Linux" will open for free on an edX M

    It's an Introduction to Linux course, but should be interesting. I want to take (audit) it!
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    Re: The Linux Foundation class "Introduction to Linux" will open for free on an edX M

    Quote Originally Posted by PondPuppy View Post
    Unless I misunderstand, the course can be audited for free but to receive a certificate of completion there is a donation required, with a $250 minimum? Far less than the previous $2,400 fee mentioned by Bapoumba, though!
    Thanks for pointing this out. Indeed.
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    Re: The Linux Foundation class "Introduction to Linux" will open for free on an edX M

    Yeah this is awesome +1 signed up

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    Re: The Linux Foundation class "Introduction to Linux" will open for free on an edX M

    $250 is still five times more than the average edX course, though. If it were a more advanced class I might would pay $250 but a certificate on the basics I can't see doing much to a resume, which is the primary reason for paying the $250 rather than going the free route.
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    Re: The Linux Foundation class "Introduction to Linux" will open for free on an edX M

    Yes -- the certification is not much good for my work, so I've signed up to audit. Since I am a user of Linux but not a knower of Linux.

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