The Official CompTIA Linux+ Student Guide has been developed by CompTIA for the CompTIA certification candidate. Rigorously evaluated by third party subject matter experts to validate coverage of the Linux+ exam objectives, The Official CompTIA Linux+ Student Guide teaches the essential skills and information needed to troubleshoot and problem solve, helps learners understand a wide variety of issues ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security, and prepares candidates to take the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam (XK0-004).

What’s Included

  • Content mapped to Linux+ exam objectives (XK0-004)
  • Hands-on Activities designed to put knowledge into practice
  • Videos developed exclusively for CompTIA by ITPro.TV
  • Practice questions that check for understanding
  • PowerPoint slides
  • Access to the CompTIA Learning Center


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    Table of Contents

    Lesson 1: Performing Basic Linux Tasks

    Lesson 2: Managing Users and Groups

    Lesson 3: Managing Permissions and Ownership

    Lesson 4: Managing Storage

    Lesson 5: Managing Files and Directories

    Lesson 6: Managing Kernel Modules

    Lesson 7: Managing the Linux Boot Process

    Lesson 8: Managing System Components

    Lesson 9: Managing Devices

    Lesson 10: Managing Networking

    Lesson 11: Managing Packages and Software

    Lesson 12: Securing Linux Systems

    Lesson 13: Working with Bash Scripts

    Lesson 14: Automating Tasks

    Lesson 15: Installing Linux

    Course Follow-Up

    Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA Linux+ (Exam XK0-004)

    Accessing the Course Materials


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