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Free Intro To Linux Course Attracts Over 1 Million Enrollments

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The Linux Foundation has announced that its Introduction to Linux training course on the edX platform has surpassed one million enrollments.

The course is currently in its sixth edition. It helps students develop a good working knowledge of Linux using both the graphical interface and command line across the major Linux distribution families.

According to the Linux Foundation, the course has helped countless individuals launch their IT careers. Jules Bashizi Irenge for example, completed the course then proceeded to intermediate Essentials of System Administration training and received a Linux Foundation Certified SysAdmin (LFCS) certification, and now is a PhD candidate who has contributed over 200 patches to the Linux kernel.

Fabian Pichardo also followed the introductory course with Essentials of System Administration and LFCS, and now is employed full time as a software developer.

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