Theme: Linux

Linux on the Desktop

Level: Beginner

Typical duration: 1 day

Lectures: 2h

Labs: 6h

Course code: LI04

The power of Linux on the Desktop

Training topics

Using Linux on desktop systems

Mainly hands-on, this course covers the basics of Linux as a system on the desktop. We discuss its benefits, pecularities and shortcomings, often compared to Microsoft Windows. We also demonstrate popular and useful software packages used to complete common office and engineering tasks, including data analysis.



After the course, the students will:
- Autonomously use Linux systems as their daily desktops
- Choose and install software
- Maintain a basic level of security

Training concepts

Introduction to Linux as a Desktop system
Office and engineering software
Compatibility with Microsoft Windows