CompTIA Linux+ validates the competencies required of an early career system administrator supporting Linux systems.

The new CompTIA Linux+ is for the IT pro who will use Linux to manage everything from cars and smartphones to servers and supercomputers, as a vast number of enterprises use Linux in cloud, cybersecurity, mobile and web administration applications.

In the new CompTIA Linux+, candidates are only required to pass one exam for certification. However, the new certification is no longer eligible for the LPI 2-for-1 offer.

  • CompTIA Linux+ is the only job-focused Linux certification covering the latest foundational skills demanded by hiring managers.
  • Unlike other certifications, the new exam includes performance-based and multiple-choice questions to identify the employees who can do the job.
  • The exam covers tasks associated with all major distributions of Linux, setting the foundation for advanced vendor/distro-specific knowledge.

CompTIA Linux+ covers common tasks in major distributions of Linux, including the Linux command line, basic maintenance, installing and configuring workstations, and networking.

 

What Skills Will You Learn?

Hardware & System Configuration

Configure kernel modules, network parameters, storage, cloud and virtualization technologies

System Operation & Maintenance

Manage software and services, and explain server roles, job scheduling, and the use and operation of Linux devices

Security

Understand best practices for permissions and authentication, firewalls, and file management.

Linux Troubleshooting & Diagnostics

Analyze system properties and processes and troubleshoot user, application and hardware issues

Automation & Scripting

Execute basic BASH scripts, version control using Git, and orchestration processes

Jobs that use CompTIA Linux+

Linux Administrator

Network Administrator

Technical Support Specialist

Web Administrator

Systems Administrator

Linux+ Exam Prepration

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

    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)

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