We have some fantastic news for our Android fans. You’ve been asking for it, and now we’ve delivered! We’re so excited to announce that the Linux Academy Android app is now available with Chromecast support. That’s right – simply download the latest update of the Linux Academy App and start casting your favorite course videos to your Chromecast enabled device! Now you can relax on the sofa with your favorite snack and enjoy hands-free learning!

How Does This Work?

This update will allow you to stream our course videos directly from your Android device to your TV. Simply update your Linux Academy Android app, set up your Chromecast-enabled device, and then log in to the App on your Android device. You’ll see the Chromecast logo Cast_button_orange.jpg  on the top right-hand corner of the screen. Click on it to start casting the videos to your TV.

We’ll be casting videos in the hangout room as we play pool and hack away at the latest new feature to implement for you guys. How do you like to watch our course videos?

Not an Android user? We have Apple TV support and an iOS app, as well!

It’s Christmas in July – We’re Giving Away an Android Phone* and One Year of Linux Academy Training!

Now to celebrate the new release of Chromecast support, we’ll be giving away 2 prizes: One (1) First Place Winner will win one (1) Android phone*, One (1) Second Place Winner will win one (1) year of training with Linux Academy! There are multiple ways you can enter (Apple users are welcome to enter, too), so log in below to get started:


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This giveaway is open worldwide.  Complete at least one of these steps by Saturday, July 29 for a chance to win an Android phone* or one year of training with Linux Academy. You can come back each day for multiple Twitter entries, one per day. Each winner will be contacted on Monday, July 31 and have 48 hours to accept the prize.

*First Place Winner will have the option to choose between a Google Pixel or HTC U11

360 responses to “Now Available: Chromecast Compatibility with Android App + Giveaway!”

  1. Prakyath Raj says:

    Question: For the “Leave blog post comment” , is it referring to posting a comment here or for the videos you will be posting in the future? By the way, I would love both course videos and videos on new features.

    • Winnie says:

      Hi Prakyath,

      Yes, we’d love to hear how you like to watch our course videos. With snacks on the couch? On the big screen while having lunch? While waiting in the waiting room at the doctor’s office? With Pinehead by your side? Let us know! 🙂

      • sean says:

        Usually just with my laptop and headphones

      • Prakyath Raj says:

        I prefer watching the course videos in my computer first. Then for reviewing the course again, TV at home or my Android phone when travelling.

      • Brad says:

        Looking forward to casting out the learnings with Linux Academy outside on the deck with my feet up!

      • Jay says:

        Generally watch the videos on my Samsung Curved monitor at home and on iphone while commuting.
        One suggestion though, I have found the website little slow than mobile app.

      • Jon says:

        I tend to watch them on the train or down the gym where I can plug my phone into the machine’s screens and have a geek out work out 🙂

      • Spyridon Poulimenos says:

        Usually on my laptop while try to relax after job and sometimes through hdmi to my TV.

      • Drew says:

        I’m usually at work doing training so almost always at my computer but I’ve done other trainings that had an audio only option for some lessons “on the go” that are good to listen to in the car during slow commute.

      • Mike Norwood says:

        i typically watch them on the weekend at my job when its slow on their wifi tv in teh conference room.

      • Megan says:

        on my phone or laptop while flying for business! or laptop at home at my desk

      • Saiming Wong says:

        I always watch the training videos and practice the lab on my multiple 32″ monitor. I love the Hand-on Labs with the training video. In my opinion I think is an outstanding and awesome feature that in Linux Academy win my heart and dropped other competitors. Still a subscriber after a year long. Way to go, Linux Academy.

    • David Cullen says:

      Would also like to know seems a bit vague

    • Rudy says:

      I usually watch on my PC, but now I may start watching on my TV via Chromecast!

    • Tim says:

      I use my laptop and headphones.

    • nikhil says:

      hope for U11 reach me

  2. Rajan says:

    This is awesome. Especially when I use my laptop only to go through video and exercise the lesson.

  3. Jason Speakman says:

    Pretty cool giveaway. What prompts some of the giveaways you guys do? I’ve always wondered that.

  4. Michael Caplan says:

    Extremely excited for this! Love being able to watch these courses everywhere, on any device!

  5. Tony says:

    Love all of these updates! Keep up the good work!

  6. Nikul says:

    When will the same feature be supported on iOS?


    I like to watch Linux Acad videos on my Dell PC in addition to taking notes

  8. Evangelina Fiorucci says:

    I watch them in my computer so I can follow the course in the cloud servers, really useful, thanks!!

  9. Shayan says:

    I love the Red Hat videos, I have learned so much past couple of months. Usually, I watched them at work while doing my work.

    • Dmon says:

      I have learned quite a bit using linuxacademy portal. The only con is staying focus to complete the course because life gets in the way sometimes

  10. Reuben deVries says:

    Glad that you guys have got Chromecast this will make using my laptop so much easier!

  11. Nihal says:

    Been waiting for this feature forever. Thanks for this Linux Academy

  12. Keifer says:

    I actually really like the experience on my Apple TV.

  13. Jeremy Butcher says:

    I tend to watch the videos on my second screen on my desktop.

    • David Cullen says:

      I dont have a second monitor (yet) so I cast it to a TV in the same room so its almost the same 🙂

  14. Armand Aquino says:

    I watch the videos on a treadmill and then do the labs on my couch.

  15. Olumide says:

    Can’t wait to cast to my TV and relax while watching. An end of sitting at my desk.

  16. Aaron Simpson says:

    This is great! I’ve been using the the Chromcast app (browser) to watch LinuxAcademy since the beginning. Nice to see improvements and better integrations that are being made.

  17. Duro Oravsky says:

    I ussually watch in my browser or on my phone

    the Chromecast option looks cool

    some of the easier course could be watched on TV, but I like to ussually do labs and repeat steps alongside the presentation


  18. Hesham says:

    Thanks a lot for the giveaway, i hope i win something this time

  19. Ryan says:

    I generally do this at work. in between maintenance.

  20. Gabriel says:

    This is super cool – chromecast is so usefull !

  21. I watch the training videos on my laptop at the office (using headsets).

  22. Mike says:

    I watch on my apple TV but a chromecast option will make it easier to follow along on my laptop in more areas, I love the courses and really appreciate all the work that you all put into them. Keep up the good work!

  23. Simon says:

    I watch the videos while running on the treadmill. Win win for me

  24. Amit says:

    I love the conversions part of Linux academy along with awesome videos. I can talk and ask questions with people who were in same boat, where I am now, whether doing any certification or learning new technology.

  25. Sharaf says:

    I usually use laptop and headphones and take my own notes but the chromecast is a nice idea for multi tasking

  26. Keith Ryan says:

    Usually just with my laptop and headphones

  27. Roald says:

    Extremely excited for this! Keep up the good work!

  28. Peter Tierno says:

    Can;t wait to get away from my desk!

  29. Claudiu Ion says:

    Very nice feature. Thanks guys!

  30. Adrian Salas says:

    This is great news! Now I can sit in the living room and watch the videos on the big screen and work on the projects/labs on my laptop!

  31. Thiago Ramos Fanfoni says:

    The must have feature for Android users =)

  32. Fran Verona says:

    I always see LA videos with a little notebook by my side. I use my computer a lot of hours per day, so I love the feel of handwriting from time to time, so LA videos are a great excuse for that 😀

  33. Chris W says:

    I have used Linux Academy in the past to refresh some of my skill gaps. I watched the courses and practiced on a Linux computer using Chrome. I like this method, and would like to see the course content continue to be made available for various browsers and Linux distros. I haven’t used the course material on a smart phone, but I think that’s a perfect use-case for traveling; downloading the course videos and listening offline!

  34. Corvetta Smith says:

    I’m really enjoying Linux Academy! The AWS courses are amazing 🙂

  35. Dusty says:

    Will definitely be watching Videos on my TV now that chromecast is supported(was an awesome feature addition). My Chromebook(with linux installed) is out of commision right now, so I have been practicing on my Pocket C.H.I.P. in the meantime.

  36. Steve says:

    Courses are great, relevant, and well-paced. Much better than I expected!

  37. Chris P says:


  38. Denis says:

    I probably won’t be using this feature because I have two monitors on my workstation, but It will be useful to those who don’t.

  39. John Kaye says:

    Thank you for responding to customer feedback! Great job!

  40. R says:


  41. Dave Lund says:

    Great feature! Thanks!

  42. Jovan Katić says:

    This is a very cool feature that I plan on using casting to a screen for a better overview of the things I’m doing!

  43. Seth Johnson says:

    I love the apps, makes it easy to continue on with the videos and learning on my tablet, phone and laptop. This will make it even more fun when I take over the big screen instead.

  44. Dre says:

    Looks like I’m going to be in the market for a chromecast soon.
    LinuxAcademy ftw!

  45. Andrew says:

    Well that’s an easy choice. Send me my Pixel XL!

  46. Jason Rosewitz says:

    Like this a lot. Would use this while also running on treadmill like previous poster. Mind and body wins.

  47. Brian says:

    Nice Chrome-cast feature now. I wonder if the Roku will eventually support such a feature also.

  48. Sreenivasa Reddy Komma says:

    Watching on smart phones has its limitations. I cannot do it for long. But on TV I think it’s just more comfortable to eyes. I love the idea. I am already excited to try this.

  49. Mohamed Magdy says:

    My labtop and my headphone, that’s all i need

  50. Michael says:

    Even when I cast, I prefer to have my laptop out with a couple of terminal sessions open (either VMs at home or from the site). I like to participate along with the videos!

  51. tynick says:

    It’s nice that I wont have to dedicate desktop real estate anymore.

  52. Pedro Lobo says:

    Well this is a welcomed addition to an already stellar lineup of possible ways to view Linux Academy content. Congrats!

  53. George Dodds says:

    Was on my phone till it died, so this would be rather handy.

  54. Joe Stewart says:

    App won’t accept my user/pass. Was looking forward to the chromecast support.

  55. Justin Ardoin says:

    Comment on this blog post?

  56. Zahed Reza Khurasani says:

    I usually like watching on my laptop and now being able to connect to TV sounds exciting!!

  57. Bruno Granados says:

    Awesome LinuxAcademy!!

  58. Cody says:

    Big screen at home. allows me to use my laptop to follow along. 🙂 Water and Juice for drinks, not really into snacking. Happy hour if its late enough 😀

  59. Glenn says:

    I watch LinuxAcademy video’s on my laptop. Mobile devices are too distracting with messaging apps etc. on there, and all the adverts if you are unfortunate enough to use Android 🙂

  60. Jeff says:

    Chromecast support will definitely simplify watching your courses on a big screen. Thanks!

  61. Vijay says:

    Awesome now I can cast my geeky videos on the big screen

  62. Rodrigo Nascimento says:

    Great alternative to watch courses!

  63. Gaurav Rastogi says:

    Dang Chromecast Support! !way to go Linuxacademy. In this day and age with multiple consumption points, it is good to see such efforts by companies. Kudos!

  64. Bartosz Rygielski says:

    Using atv but who knows one day maybe i switch to chromecast 😉

  65. venkatabhilash chavala says:

    I watch in my laptop

  66. Michael ZHANG says:

    Absolutely I am a big fan of Linux, and I was an RHCE instructor before. It is so great to see LinuxAcademy offering such great feature. Keep going guys.

  67. Wahid says:

    This is great, the App for Apple TV was a great feature and now with the App for Chromecast, I’m not restricted to just the one TV with Apple TV! Will definitely be useful and incentive to new subscribers as well as current ones.

  68. hkhan says:

    I watch on a second screen usually, with the lab work on the first.

  69. Petru Vicol says:

    this sounds exciting!

  70. Dillon says:

    Usually, I watch the videos on a second monitor with my workspace on the other. I also like to download the audio and listen at work to help memorize terms and commands. I have always wanted to cast the videos to my TV and work on my laptop!

  71. Andrzej Jakubiak says:

    I watch it on the monitor or phone

  72. Tzvi Friedman says:

    I prefer watching vid3os on my tv this is a great upgrade

  73. Ian Barrett says:

    I love watching your training courses on my 52″ TV via the IOS app using Apple TV. It makes the whole process so much more convenient on the sofa. 🙂

  74. Jake says:

    Love the content, the videos are well done and give you all the details you need to really understand the subject.

  75. Asif says:

    Love this feature…

  76. Dylan Rothman says:


  77. Michael Pereira says:

    I would like to watch them on Chrome, but I have to use Safari to watch the videos on Mac 🙁

  78. Suresh says:

    Yay!!!! This will give me more screen real estate! Cast it to the tv and work on laptop!

  79. Billy Schmidt says:

    Moar Docker!

  80. Shahnawaz Backer says:

    Use the app everyday on the move. The best use of time during train rides

  81. naresh nalajala says:

    I have been a member of Linux academy and AWS is like best course ….

  82. Alan Lauer says:

    I mostly watch at my desktop computer with the HTML5 player on 1.25x or 1.5x speed. Sometimes, I’ll watch out in public on my phone in the Android app with isolation earbuds. I’ve done that at some concerts while waiting for the bands to play… and I’ve watched one lesson on my TV (the Linux Essentials Networking video… 52 minutes) by casting my device’s screen to the TV via Chromecast. And I’ve watched a few while driving. Sorry.

  83. Michael J says:

    Thanks for expanding the ways we can get Linux Academy content! I usually watch lessons on my laptop while I’m washing dishes! Being able to cast to a full screen will help me get better picture and sound. Thanks again!

  84. Chris Broom says:

    I cast videos to my tv so I can follow the course in the cloud servers with laptop, very helpful, thank you!!

  85. fahid says:

    i usually watch through my lenovo using a hdmi to my tv wiht a split screen setup.

  86. Nick V says:

    I watch on my laptop in front of the TV. chromecast is going to be real handy.

  87. Shaun says:

    Excellent addition, this will be fantastic casting to the TV.

    I normally dedicate one monitor to LA but this will allow me to work in the lounge room from my laptop.

  88. David Driscoll says:

    I watch the videos on my iPad with headphones. The instructor’s voice gets my budgie too ramped up if I don’t use headphones. Must be tcox’s melodic voice! For exercises and labs I use my MacBook Pro (2015). My wife and I gave up on Android devices a few years ago since they wouldn’t last more than one year without breaking (4 of 4 Androids broke).

  89. Clifton Tarpy says:

    Well now that Chromecast support is here, I’ll be watching from the TV!

  90. Igor Lima says:

    I like watching your videos during my morning commute on the subway or bus!

  91. Lars says:

    This is great, I can’t wait to watch on a bigger screen. Currently I just watch on my computer monitor or if I’m travelling I download sections on my phone.

  92. Kiran K says:

    Great Content and great tutors.

  93. Jayash raj says:

    This is a good addition and will be really helpful.

  94. Jake Seward says:

    Omg I’ve been screen casting from my Android phone to get it on my TV. This is amazing! Thank you!

  95. Becky says:

    I like watching on my computer.

  96. Ameen Ali says:

    Great stuff! Keep up the good work guys

  97. David says:

    I like to watch LA’s videos on my laptop. That way I can do the labs on my workstation.

  98. rick says:

    I want the 2nd prize keep the phone I have one training please!!!

  99. Shayon says:

    I have been watching the courses on my work laptop on a secondary monitor. This will be awesome! Great going LA!

  100. Nicolas B says:

    I like to watch on house with total concentration

  101. John Treacy says:

    Cool new feature, could I ask for audio only selection in the Android app which would allow me to recap the courses will driving to work. Thanks

  102. Rahul says:

    Glad that you guys have got Chromecast

  103. Ashish Batajoo says:

    One of the portal to learn cloud computing. First learning via labs portal. Great one.

  104. Swaroop Rao says:

    Very useful app, especially because of the cast feature. I’m already using it to prepare for my LPIC certification. Thanks!

  105. Erik says:

    I generally watch on my computer, but Chromecast could be useful.

  106. Linux academy provides ultimate courses in the field of it and Software building thank you a lot for this kind of support giving thank you whole Linux academy professionals

  107. fathullah bin mohd rasid says:

    this is a great news. can cast to my office TV 🙂

  108. Jack Goh says:

    this is a step in the right direction, making learning easier for the end user should always be the goal

  109. This is great news Linux Academy! Keep early Christmas coming 😛

  110. Jignesh Beladiya says:

    Great app.

  111. Claudio Z says:

    Very nice that LA in also available now through a Smart TV!!
    Very well done! You Rocks LA TEAM!!

  112. David Sherrick says:

    I have 2 AWS certifications so far using Linux Academy courses. I plan to get at least two more. Keep up the good work!

  113. Rajesh Yelisetti says:

    I like to watch the videos in my laptop with headphones and mobile app while travelling to work. Chromecast feature can also be helpful sometimes

  114. Derreck Mansheim says:

    I’ve found Linux Academy to be the best online IT training for me to date, surpassing Lynda(dot)com and code(Academy). I have course schedulers in place to make sure I put in an hour of studying every day. If I fall behind, I make up the difference over the weekend.

  115. Stephen Doerk says:

    I bounce back and forth between desktop, laptop and chromecast depending on the course and my mood.. I appreciate the added options!

  116. Murtuza Kolasavala says:

    Linuxacademy is the website which I have always open in my browser. This is going to be awesome now. I would prefer to watch it on my bed with some snacks.

  117. Sean Park says:

    love to watch your videos at home to get a leg up in a field i had no idea how to break into!

  118. Jonathan M. says:

    Pretty stoked about the Chromecast feature.

  119. Arjunan Ramadoss says:

    Linux academy gives the great stuff towards the upcoming technologies . Usually I watch over computer. But using mobile app and Chromecast will help in travel to go through the the topics . As LAB sessions we must use the computers.

  120. Hitendra Verma says:

    I watch the courses on my apple TV via the Apple TV in my game room. It is nice to see the videos on the big screen and then do the exercises via the laptop.

  121. SM says:

    Ill prefer watching videos on pc.but chromecast will be nice.

  122. Deepak P says:

    I take Linux Academy very seriously . So instead of relaxing and watching , I get into a quite room with my headset and Laptop ,and also take a pen and paper to jot down the points.
    And when I get some free 30 mins of time I love to revise the content on my Android phone

  123. Askar says:

    Glad to hear the news it will definitely helps those who want to cast the training on big tv screens.

  124. Partha says:

    good move to bring it on device. Will definitely help to read while travelling to office

  125. shivam shukla says:

    I love to watch course videos on my laptop but with chromecast feature built in all the videos are now going to my TV. So I can watch them like watching some tv show and learn too.

    Thanks, Linux Academy for putting in the feature.

  126. Andrew says:

    On a laptop

  127. Snehal Mehar says:

    Its really a great news. Thanks for doing this and it would be now much easier to learn.

  128. Cristian says:


  129. Andriy Velihotskyi says:

    I prefer to watch video courses on the desktop in order to be able to exercise at the same time. Video casting on mobile can be useful for some not technical topics ( soft skills ).

  130. Arman Koradia says:

    This is really great. Linux Academy always stands out in all ways. Superb work team. Hats off to your efforts. Really very proud to be part of Linux Academy.

  131. Shiva Krishna Yadav says:

    LInux Academy is one stop for all my learning about systems administration. I watch them first on Laptop and then on smart phone for review or revision. Now I can connect it with chrome cast too with latest android app. Awesome!

  132. Damir Dulic says:

    I asked for this feature months ago when I first tried your app, said how it would be amazing to watch a video on my big screen and code on my laptop. You said it was in the works and long and behold a few months after I can finally do just that 🙂
    Thank you and keep up the amazing work.

  133. José Luis López Bellido says:

    Nice news my friends 🙂 time to relax in the coach and learn

  134. Sajid says:

    I liked the LinuxAcademy Cloud courses (Specially AWS and Azure).

  135. Marcin Walkowski says:

    Linux Academy is a best way to help you achieve your IT professional’s goals :-). I’ve already checked it!

  136. Matteo Bisi says:

    Thanks for the chromecast support, awesome !

  137. Andrej Klas says:

    Wow this is an amazing opportunity for everyone!
    Chromecast support is just what I needed when studying at home!

    Well done Linux Academy 👏

  138. Chris says:

    This is cool! I like watching lessons on the big screen.

  139. I watch Linux Academy videos on my desktop computer, the same place I watch YouTube, Netflix, and everything else. I’m not one for TV’s, and mobile devices are too small.

  140. Milan Jesudasan says:

    This is amazing, been waiting for this!!!

  141. Sabah Ul Zafar says:

    Laptop connected to at least one extra screen, not possible without it.

  142. Rafa Garcia says:

    I like to do them on the couch with my laptop but I also watch them while on public transport using my phone.

  143. Scott King says:

    Love all the hard work that goes into making these videos. They are easy flowing and you learn a lot from them.

  144. Filip Bilandzija says:

    Now I have to buy new TV 😀

  145. Niall says:

    I usually watch on my laptop at my desk. One screen for the video, and another to follow along with whatever I’m learning in practice.

  146. Andrej says:

    On my laptop or mobile.
    The laptop is the most productive experience though.

  147. Stewart Norriss says:

    I am a big fan of the AWS courses and working towards my certification

  148. Karsten W. says:

    Excellent feature! Looking forward to using Linux Academy even more in the future.

  149. N G says:

    I like to watch on my phone when travelling to work

  150. Fabio do Nascimento says:

    This is awesome, there is not a better way to learn. I really enjoyed it 🙂

  151. Courses are great!!! I really like to watch them while moving on Mobile.

  152. Ashish says:

    Watch it by connecting my Lappy to big screen and wireless headphones to sit in front with notebook to take the notes. Exciting trainer with superb voice modulation. The most lively trainer I have seen ever.
    Did my Associate and Pro certification with the help your videos.

  153. Ivan Tomica says:

    Liking the Chromecast feature. Cool for casual learning in front of the tv with laptop on my lap to quickly try things 🙂

  154. David says:

    +1 for chromecast support

  155. Ben says:

    Heard about Linux Academy from someone who used it. Was sceptical about online training as my experience with other sites was mixed. Was really surprised to find such fantastic content – which is up-to-date! Well done to the team at Linux Academy – you’re awesome!

  156. Super stoked about the Chromecast support, as I generally try to avoid computery distractions. But to would love to have support to be able to browse and watch on Kodi as that is my primary media consumption platform.

  157. Maheshk says:

    Recently started exploring, so far so good. Can’t wait for the app. Learn more, live more

  158. Ivan says:

    Great feature, cellphone casting to TV and laptop to complete the hands on labs and exercises.

    And this also workarounds the low volume I experience in my android devices!! (Google Nexus 5 and 7)

  159. Tyler H says:

    I try to watch the training videos while I’m at work. Tough to do sometimes with the interruptions!

  160. aivanov says:

    I do think that adding chromecast support is a great idea! I do not personally use one, but it really does make sense to add that medium to the portfolio.

  161. Michael O'Lear says:

    I will be watching using my huge projector screen in my living room! Woot!

  162. Richard Nobel says:

    I’d like to ask a local movie theater, to show some Linux Academy course videos on the big “silver screen”! 😉

  163. Kyle says:

    This is a way to go. I think it becomes much easier to learn when you have 2 screens at your disposal.
    Nice one. Keep up the innovation.

  164. I usually watch the viedos in my laptop, pause the video, practice a little and then resume the class. This is kind of unproductive. Having the ability to watch it on the TV whilst typing and reproducing the examples will surely make things easier and more productive.

  165. Cory Bell says:

    I usually watch my videos on a computer. I have OneNote up at the same time so I can takes notes on each module as a refresher so it’s just easier to do both these via a computer.

  166. KevinJ says:

    I’m an apple user but would love an android to add Chromecasting in app. It would make watching videos tons better on a 65″ screen 🙂

  167. Marc Reynolds says:

    Awesome, keep up the great work!

  168. I like to watch at my desk to be honest =)

  169. Fernando Genghini says:

    Great feature!!! Keep rocking, guys!!

  170. nick q says:

    Awesome update!

  171. antonio says:

    Awesome, keep up the great work!

  172. Marlon says:

    Awesome! Tks LinuxAcademy!

  173. Pooja says:

    Very Cool!

  174. Rafael DV says:

    I usually watch on phone, It would be nice to have an embedded note taking app

  175. Richard Shortland says:

    I used to watch them on iPad or my Windows laptop 😛

  176. gopi krishna says:

    That’s an awesome feature to view awesome content. It really helps us relax and gain some knowlege.
    Thanks Linux Academy!!!

  177. Garett says:

    I usually have the video running on one tab and switch back and forth with the lab servers running in another tab. It would be nice to be able to cast the video to a separate screen (TV) while keeping the lab servers on my laptop.

  178. Steve Black says:

    I watch the videos everywhere. I was recently at a conference and got stuck in an airport due to bad weather. Guess who completed a course while waiting 12 hours for a flight? Can’t wait to try out watching my courses on a hotel TV with my ChromeCast.

  179. Nmupparaju says:

    I love the new features and videos, keep up the good work

  180. Justin says:

    I need to sit and sort fuse beads for my kids (because I hate looking for colors when I’m doing it with them). Learning while sorting sounds like a good idea, and won’t require me to run an HDMI cable from my computer to my TV. +1, guys.

  181. JasonG says:

    Looking forward to trying this!

  182. Francisco says:

    Nice , this is the feature I was waiting for +1

  183. Chuck says:

    I like to watch with my laptop and headphones. But I think I will be moving toward the SmartPhone app and headphones now that I know that’s an option!

  184. Philipp Hanes says:

    At a desk. With multiple monitors is ideal.

  185. Darko says:

    Awesome! Keep up the great work!

  186. Rod Stewart says:

    I’m mostly an iOS / AppleTV guy, but I’ve been considering getting ChromeCast just to make streaming from my work laptop easier. This is just another reason to consider it.

    • winnie says:

      We have both Apple TV and Chromecast support now, so stream to your heart’s content – the sky is the limit!

  187. Kokou says:

    That’s a good new. I alway wanted to watch course that does not require labs on in my living room on tv.
    Good job Guys

  188. David Allwein says:

    I think it is so cool. Just another great example of company that continues to innovate and expand the opportunities for leaning and developing your IT. What a tremendous value. keep up the good work !

  189. Veeramani S says:

    It is great feature. It would be nice if we can get ‘Audiable’ like app. Hope LinuxAcadamy will lunch somthing similar soon

  190. Veeramani S says:

    It is great feature. It would be nice if we can get ‘Audiable’ like app. Hope LinuxAcadamy will lunch somthing similar soon

  191. Devendra says:

    It’s been a great learning. Looking forward for more new courses.

    Thanks Linux Academy!!

  192. Alexandra says:

    Linux Academy has really helped me get up to speed at my company! Android support is much appreciated.

  193. Connor Lee-Wen says:

    Watch them on my computer!

  194. Alan says:

    Hi, I watch on the iPad, please make the app chromecast compatible with iOS, thank you and great work guys!

  195. Sahan Thanthiriwatte says:

    Looking forward to casting out the learnings with Linux Academy outside on the deck with my feet up!

  196. Ceejay Cervantes says:

    This is so cool!

  197. Jesús Abarca says:

    I will watch them on my big screen!

  198. Miska says:

    I’ve got popcorn in the microwave, sofa waiting and all set. This is very welcome feature. No more iPad zooming when home, though it’s great when traveling.

  199. Kevin Burke says:

    This is a great addition. Usually I watch on my monitor in browser, but this opens up the options.

  200. Lomar says:

    I mainly use LA on a windows laptop while at work in between tasks.

  201. Dan Smith says:

    I generally watch training videos at work with headphones on while multitasking (I have multiple monitors).

  202. Minsu Lee says:

    Avid Chromecast fan, so this is a very useful feature! I can now catch up on trainings on my big screen.

  203. Rich Myerly says:

    laptop in my (home) office

  204. Sugan says:

    Nice feature.

  205. Jeremy Jameson says:

    I am not currently a member of Linux Academy but would love to get a 1 year membership or one of the phones (and I’d pick the Pixel). Normally when I watch videos for other online courses it’s via my tower computer at the desk in my bedroom. If I’m away from home, then on my laptop.

  206. Lucas Fernandes says:

    I like to use my Laptop and Smartphone 🙂

  207. Leonard says:

    I rather watch the course videos on my television while performing the tasks related to the course as the videos plays on my Linux system.

  208. Craig Russell says:

    New here, hoping to see if I can learn something about Linux here

    • winnie says:

      Welcome Craig! Linux Academy provides affordable, high quality, cloud training on many subjects including AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Linux, DevOps, Containers, OpenStack, and Big Data! Take a look around and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have!

  209. d says:

    second monitor

  210. Prateek says:

    This is a great addition. I’m loving the screencasts on linux administration and ruby on rails.

  211. Dimitris Maraidonis says:

    Awesome chance to get 1-year free subscription. Watch on smartphone and work on laptop.

  212. Gautam says:

    I watch it old school style. On my PC. 😀

  213. G E Hall says:

    Brilliant concept!
    Love the idea!

  214. Daani says:

    Just installed the app to try the new Chromecast function. I normally just watch videos on my Macbook Pro, but playing it on the tv could let me tune in just chilling on the couch.

  215. Jack Lupton says:

    A new phone would be nice. I just discovered a crack in my ancient Moto G screen. But, I don’t get out much. I’m usually on a computer. What I would really like is the one year of training. Please, please, please. I need it; I can’t afford it.

  216. Mathieu van Sluis says:

    Just watch the videos on my laptop behind my desk.

  217. Aaron Sachs says:

    Hmmmm…new phone + year of training? Yes please!

  218. Jameso says:

    I REALLY want they year of Linux Academy, this is the cure for unemployment!

  219. Mukul Kumar says:

    I love to watch videos on my MacBook but I’ll definitely try watching them on TV….and here I would like to thank Linux Academy for creating such wonderful portal, I’ve grown immensely in Linux and DevOps.

  220. Delia Balsells says:

    I like to watch videos on my TV (youtube) , is really comfortable.


  221. Ahmed Lemine says:

    I have learned a ton of Linux skills and info just going through one course. It’s awesome.

  222. Maish says:

    Thanks for the great opportunity

  223. theQuestionmark says:

    Watching the videos on my Computer 🙂

  224. Dustin D says:

    Excellent! When I resub I’ll be taking full advantage. Until then, it’s laptop+headphones with VM’s via vagrant for quick and immersive study sessions.

  225. Emran says:

    I watch through my laptop and have been emailing and asking for Chromecast support so I am really ecstatic about this new feature.

  226. Siddhaarth Pandey says:

    I access Linux Academy through the website as well as the mobileapp. The mobile app is a great way to access quick nuggets if you are travelling or relaxing and want to catch up on some quick concepts or revise some lectures. For the following the structured learning plan and hands-on labs I always prefer the laptop. The key thing is that you can get your learning cells revitalized any time of the day /night and dive into it right away. Thanks a ton Linux Academy for this opportunity and the platform.


  227. Andrew N says:

    Chromecast support is great! I’ve enjoyed the Apple TV app, so this is a great way for more people to study in their living rooms!

  228. Josh Morel says:

    Usually at my computer so I can follow along. But Chromecasting would be cool while couching it.

  229. Greener says:

    Nice new feature! I’m really enjoying being a member of Linux Academy.

  230. Eva Buchala says:

    I usually watch them on my work laptop when I have downtime.

  231. Craig Hinkley says:

    I don’t know if this is where I was supposed to comment but here it is anyway. I usually access Linux Academy on my development laptop. I code in C/C++ and Python and thought it might be a good idea to polish my command-line skills seeing it’s so closely related to C. I was actually surprised that the terminal accepts C functions as parameters like printf() for example!

  232. Kalle says:

    Really awesome news. Keep up good work.

  233. Andrzej Piorkowski says:

    I usually watch them on my work machine when am not too busy..

  234. Danielle C says:

    I like to watch on my laptop during my down time

  235. Ricardo G says:

    Great the addition of Chromecast feature….I will def. watch the videos on the TV while in the living room.

  236. Greg says:

    Casting linux academy to my TV is a godsend. Its difficult to have to keep switching screens while trying to do the labs in AWS. Good job Linux Academy

  237. Steven Hill says:

    I have lectures running on my phone and tablet using the Android app, on my laptop and had been running them on my TV using a Raspberry Pi but Chromecast support makes that so much easier. Thanks for all the world!

  238. Steven Hill says:

    Or for all the work, but world probably works well too.

  239. Ron says:

    I would love-love-love to get more into Linux coding. Some of the newer production equipment that we have in our shop has become Linux based (Ubuntu and Xbuntu) and I am always having to find coding solutions for stupid things that people do. I would love to sit back on the weekends and binge watch a few lessons before my wife and kiddo wake up, or maybe with a bowl of popcorn on the couch after I watch Transformers for the 42nd time…

    Anyway you slice it, getting casting support is awesome!

  240. Antony Natale says:

    I like have Linux Academy up on the main monitor, with the terminal on a second monitor connected to my lab servers! Its a great way to follow along witht the videos and get the hands on work too!

  241. John says:

    Love what you folks are doing at Linux Academy!

  242. Gio says:

    I usually watch the videos in my couch with my dog sitting next to me, seems like he likes them too.

  243. James Murphy says:

    Multi-screen (or very large screen) computer to allow for watch combined with do.

  244. Geoffrey Rance says:

    When watching training I usually have some music for focus in the background and then prefer to watch either using my laptop with headphones or connected to my TV.

  245. Nathan says:

    Awesome giveaway ! I love linux academy

  246. Pavlo Bondarenko says:

    I like to watch it, sitting in my favourite chair with laptop and eating ice cream (it’s hot now though!).

  247. Richard Asplund says:

    I tend to watch on my phone while on the train and bus portions of my commute.

  248. Melissa Craig says:

    I watch on my phone, to pass the time while commuting on the train

  249. Bryant Lee says:

    Not gonna lie, i watched a ton of videos while on the elliptical at the gym.

  250. MECC says:

    I watch the videos at home. With my laptop. 🙂

  251. kristina daniels says:

    Usually when I have downtime at work, on my phone. Thanks for the chance!

  252. Mwillis says:

    I would love to have a year’s worth of Linux Academy training! Good stuff @LinuxAcademy staff!!

  253. Deb says:

    I watch so many of the videos while I’m at home, which is always because I’m a SAHM to a newborn and a toddler. So I have tons of time to watch videos and be online while I’m doing things with the and around the house. But this opportunity is absolutely amazing and Lord knows I need it! Thanks for the chance!

  254. Ian Shaeffer says:

    I love to watch the videos on my phone on my daily commute to work

  255. Ron Refael says:

    I like to watch them during my class when I should be paying attention in class

  256. Prasert says:

    I enjoy watching them on tv

  257. Curtis N. says:

    I watch the videos on my kindle fire (On a stand), next to my laptop.

    I also download the videos to watch offline during my hour long lunch breaks. That’s a good time to learn general skills that don’t need a terminal to follow along.

  258. Greg E. says:

    Watch them on my desktop (TV tends to be in use by others). Also, can use multiple screens to view both lab servers and videos.

  259. Markus Murto says:

    I have ADHD and Linux Academy courses are so nicely done that even I can follow them without meds

  260. Cassie says:

    I like to do videos during lunch break at work!

  261. Ivan says:

    This is great, thank you!

  262. Pavel Rypien says:

    Nice I can watch videos on my phone 🙂

  263. Claudio Z says:

    Excellent to have LA on TV! Excellent Job you @ LA!

  264. Avaneesh says:

    Finally chrome cast support, been waiting for this for a while.


  265. Adam Minort says:

    I use my laptop and headphones

  266. Alec Brindell says:

    I enjoy watching on iOS.

  267. Prakash V says:

    It will be a nice option to watch the courses on a TV

  268. Jack E says:

    Watch videos on my phone will commuting to work by train.

  269. Gerardo Corea says:

    Keep up the great work!

  270. BR says:

    I like Linux academy since it’s a great supplement for coding bootcamps like Codecademy and Treehouse, where learning Linux skills is an essential supplement to basic development and IT skill development.

  271. Tony Burgio says:

    I mostly prefer watching on my laptop that I use to do my coursework, or on my Android phone. Sometimes also on my LG tablet.

  272. Artemis Dublin says:

    Love it! I don’t have chromecast yet, but would you have Roku on the roadmap at any point?

  273. Smitha says:

    Laptop mainly; would love to stream on my tv.

  274. Sachin says:

    Im great fan of andriod. I would love to watch videos in my phone or where ever it can be easy to watch in a simple device so that i dont waste my time scrolling social websites.

  275. Neelesh says:

    Good Work Linux Academy !
    I liked all courses provided at LinuxAcademy.

    Thanks very much

  276. Eric Gundersen says:

    This is so cool, can’t wait to try out Chromecast support while relaxing on the couch!

  277. Ken S. says:

    I watch mostly on my computer. Sometimes on a laptop at a library with headphones. Would be nice to have audio only for listening while driving!

  278. Sasikant says:

    This is terrific exactly what I’m looking for. It leaves Linux academy as a best customer experience learning portal. I would love to experience my learning just the way I watch movies. #SaluteLinuxacademy

  279. Brand says:

    Very nice, Linux Academy. I wasn’t even aware you had an Android App.

    No more excuses for lack of study!

  280. William Dunne says:

    I tend to watch on my home computer on my second monitor. When I’m away for business, I use the laptop and app on my phone.

  281. Praveen Rao says:

    Awesome !

  282. Amal says:

    Thanks !

  283. Juan says:

    Nice, I’ll try to learn in my tv!!!

  284. John S says:

    This is an excellent service… Highly recommended

  285. Chris Reiche says:

    I like to watch either on my monitor or on my phone with the Linux academy app

  286. Bo Cui says:

    I watch the video on my iPhone during workout and so lab on laptop. The phone app seems more easy to use.

  287. Bharath N says:

    Wow..Great Job Linux Academy..I can now watch my devops videos with a dance..!

  288. Chris T says:

    Chromecast makes things so much easier, THANKS!

  289. abdullah says:

    thanks!! enjoying my time here.

  290. Dustin says:

    If only I could do labs from my phone. I don’t always have ability to take my laptop with me when I’m out and about.

  291. Sergei says:

    Very cool feature

  292. KMaric says:

    This is splendid. I enjoy watching your videos on my laptop. Keep up the good work!

  293. John Olson says:

    Will you be adding Ceph courses/videos anytime soon?

  294. AdnaM says:

    This is awesome. I prefer watching your videos on my laptop.

  295. Lavios says:

    On my Computer at 1.5x speed

  296. Les says:

    The phones sound sweet, but I’m keeping my fingers crossed for the free year. Good luck to all!

  297. Rahul says:


  298. Moath Zuabi says:

    I use plug my laptop with the tv via HDMI .. its awsome

  299. Paul says:

    Awesome Linux academy, you’re the best!
    Thanks for the Chromecast!

  300. Amel says:


    I like the new features and the idea of a giveaway. However, the way to submit an entry is not clear; the way I understand it it’s expected that I provide my name, e-mail address, twitter handle, follow LinuxAcademy, comment on blog post, share the announcement….I’m still not even sure that I entered this “sweepstake”.

  301. Simon says:

    Mainly watch the videos on my desktop or Android tablet.

  302. Welly says:

    Great features, what is coming up next?

    I hope someday we will have shell console directly in the website like how Azure and Gcloud implements it

  303. Derek says:

    Exciting times! Helps make sure anyone has the opportunity to learn anytime/anywhere!!

  304. Arci says:

    that’s great news, I always enjoy good training!

  305. Raj Meka says:

    Good work, love to watch them on big screen

  306. Roberto De Oliveira says:

    I will try use it with a chromecast, I would be great have some interactivity with the app.

  307. Kagi says:

    I prefer watching at my PC. So I can follow along in AWS at the same time.

  308. Aniket Sinkar says:

    Thanks for the chrome cast

  309. Immanuel Vergara says:

    Great stuff Linux Academy! I won’t need to switch screens anymore while doing some AWS labs!

  310. Steve Watkins says:

    I usually watch training videos on my laptop. I’ve usually have a pad and pen for taking notes and the coffee machine running.

  311. Jackie says:

    Amazing 🙂 now it’ll be easier to study

  312. Jorge says:

    God job! Linux Academy other way to learn.. keep improving!

  313. Bo says:

    Glad to see I can take this more places with me.

  314. Srikrishna says:

    I would like to receive a free year of Linux Academy training.

  315. Daniel says:

    Great work, no excuses now

  316. Nate T. says:

    I watch the videos primarily on my desktop in my office with my headphones on, and the HTML5 so I can speed them up to 1.5 or 2x. I find I can follow along just as well at the faster speeds, so it is such a ncie option.

  317. Patrick says:

    Best Linux Training, Period !

  318. Benji Kauth says:

    I do exercises and run VMs on my MacBook, watch videos on an iPad, and take notes in OneNote on a Surface Pro. When I’m at work I listen to lessons on my mobile phone and bluetooth earbuds. I have a commitment to study an hour a day and am studying for the RHCSA.

  319. Matt Edwards says:

    So very handy, 3 tvs in the house and a chromecast on Al of them.

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