NDG Linux Unhatched


NDG Linux Unhatched

Learn Linux software installation and configuration basics and get familiar with the Linux command line.

by Cisco Networking Academy and NDG

Exploring Linux Careers: NDG Linux Unhatched

Have you ever thought about starting a career in Linux? Or maybe you’re feeling stuck in a job and looking for a change? NDG Linux Unhatched offers an easy introduction to Linux, the operating system used by big companies like Facebook, Google, and NASA.

By completing this course, you’ll figure out if Linux is the right fit for you, all within just 8 hours of self-paced learning. To make sure you don’t feel lost, you’ll be guided through practical virtual machine exercises step by step. This course covers parts of the Linux Essentials Exam Certification, helping you lay the groundwork for further Linux studies.

During the course, you’ll learn:

How to install and set up basic Linux software.

The basics of using the Linux Command Line Interface (CLI).

How to interact with a Linux virtual machine.

After completing the course, you can consider taking either NDG Linux Essentials or NDG Linux I to deepen your knowledge and skills in Linux.


Experience interactive lessons with practice labs, activities, videos, and quizzes. Finish with a final exam to test your knowledge.


Join student forums to ask questions and connect with instructors and peers. Network with alumni on Facebook or LinkedIn.

Proof of Completion

Get a certificate, attendance statement, or digital badge when you finish. Share your accomplishments on social media or your resume.

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