CompTIA Linux+

Self-Study | In-Person

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



CompTIA Linux+ validates the skills administrators need to secure the enterprise, power the cloud and keep systems running. The new certification ensures that IT professionals, software developers, cybersecurity engineers and penetration testers have these necessary skills to support today’s tech systems.

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.




16 Weeks


Self-Study or In-Person


The CompTIA Network+ and Server+ Certification (or equivalent knowledge).

Minimum of 12 months of hands-on experience working with Linux servers in a junior Linux support engineer or junior cloud/DevOps support engineer job role for those interested in attempting the CompTIA Linux+ course.


CompTIA XK0-005



What Skills Will You Learn?

System Management

    • Configure and manage software, storage and process and services


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

Scripting, Containers & Automation

    • Create simple shell scripts and execute basic BASH scripts, version control using Git, and orchestration processes


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

Computer forensics enables the systematic and careful identification of evidence in computer related crime and abuse cases. This may range from tracing the tracks of a hacker through a client’s systems, to tracing the originator of defamatory emails, to recovering signs of fraud.

Course Outline:
    • Module 01: Introducing Linux
    • Module 02: Administering Users and Groups
    • Module 03: Configuring Permissions
    • Module 04: Implementing File Management
    • Module 05: Authoring Text Files
    • Module 06: Managing Software
    • Module 07: Administering Storage
    • Module 08: Managing Devices, Processes, Memory, and the Kernel
    • Module 09: Managing Services
    • Module 10: Configuring Network Settings
    • Module 11: Configuring Network Security
    • Module 12: Managing Linux Security
    • Module 13: Implementing Simple Script
    • Module 14: Using Infrastructure as Code
    • Module 15: Managing Containers in Linux
    • Module 16: Installing Linux


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