CompTIA Linux+

CompTIA Linux+ provides the competencies required of system administrators supporting Linux systems.

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CompTIA Linux+

CompTIA Linux+ provides the competencies required of system administrators supporting Linux systems.

What you’ll be able to do — competencies

  • Configure kernel modules, network parameters, storage, cloud and virtualization technologies
  • Manage software and services, and explain server roles, job scheduling, and the use and operation of Linux devices
  • Understand best practices for permissions and authentication, firewalls and file management
  • Analyze system properties and processes and troubleshoot user, application and hardware issues
  • Execute basic BASH scripts, version control using Git and orchestration processes

Course description

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In this CompTIA Linux+ course, you will discover the technical workings of Linux from the perspective of a system administrator. CompTIA Linux+ covers common tasks in major distributions of Linux, including the Linux command line, basic maintenance, installing and configuring workstations, and networking.

  • CompTIA Linux+ is the only job-focused Linux certification covering the latest foundational skills demanded by IT 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


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  • Knowledge or certification for CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network+ recommended
  • 12 months of Linux admin experience recommended


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  • Hardware and system configuration
  • System operation and maintenance
  • Security
  • Linux troubleshooting and diagnostics
  • Automation and scripting

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Online — Independent

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CompTIA Linux+
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Total classroom hours

30 hours

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Independent, 12:00 AM- 12:00 AM, 2 M S - 4/20/2020 - 5/30/2020

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Total cost


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Instructor: Self directed

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This is a self-paced, online course to help students prepare with course content (Study Guide), labs, practice tests, and certification voucher.

Note: This course is for students who are preparing to take the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam: Exam code XK0-004

Certification exam voucher is included and exam can be taken onsite at BC North Campus.

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