CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-004)

Start Date: January 01, 1970 – 12:00 AM (Pacific Time)

End Date: January 01, 1970 – 12:00 AM (Pacific Time)


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Course Description

For many years, Linux has dominated the server install base in the business world and it will continue to do so in the foreseeable future. Linux’s popularity has led to a greater need for information technology (IT) professionals who can manage servers that run some form of the Linux kernel. The Official CompTIA Linux+ courseware builds on your existing experience with systems operations and administration to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to configure, manage, operate, and troubleshoot a Linux environment by using security best practices, scripting, and automation.

 

Course Objectives

In this course, you will configure, operate, and troubleshoot Linux systems.

You will:

  • Perform basic Linux tasks.
  • Manage users and groups.
  • Manage permissions and ownership.
  • Manage storage.
  • Manage files and directories.
  • Manage kernel modules.
  • Manage the Linux boot process.
  • Manage system components.
  • Manage devices.
  • Manage networking.
  • Manage packages and software.
  • Secure Linux systems.
  • Write and execute Bash shell scripts.
  • Automate tasks.
  • Plan and perform a Linux installation.

 

Audience

This course is designed for IT professionals whose primary job responsibility is the management of servers and other devices running the Linux operating system. A typical student in this course should have at least nine months of hands-on Linux experience and at least one and a half years of IT experience in other computing environments. The target student should wish to expand their skills to support their career in Linux system administration and operation.

This course is also designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA Linux+ certification and who want to prepare for Exam XK0-004. The Linux+ certification can validate the student’s understanding and skill in configuring, monitoring, and supporting Linux systems.

 

Prerequisites

To ensure your success in this course, you should have at least foundational experience with general systems administration procedures, some hands-on exposure to one or more Linux distributions, as well as knowledge of computing hardware and basic networking and cybersecurity concepts.

You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking the following official CompTIA courses:

The Official CompTIA A+ Core 1 and 2 Student Guide (Exams 220-1001 and 220-1002)
The Official CompTIA Network+ Student Guide (Exam N10-007)
The Official CompTIA Security+ Student Guide (Exam SY0-501)