CompTIA Linux+ Certification Training

The CompTIA Linux+ is the most popular Linux certification in the world. It’s a must-have for any person who wants to work in this area of IT. It’s now in its 20th year and has been updated recently marking a shift from the LIPC1 syllabus (which it now shares around 60% content with).

All US government jobs and contracts require IT staff to possess a CompTIA certification for the technology they support. Linux is tested in Cisco exams also.

This course has been completely revised and updated for the brand new Linux+ exam:

  • XK0-004 – Linux+

CompTIA Linux+ Certification

Linux runs the internet and is used by over 90% of companies. There is currently a huge demand for Linux engineers who are needed to configure and maintain the IT infrastructure for companies large and small all around the globe.

Linux is used on many devices used everyday from smartphones to cars, supercomputers and home appliances, desktops and enterprise servers, the Linux operating system is ubiquitous in fact.

Linux has been growing in use since the late 1990s and has a user-base that spans the globe. You can find Linux running the software on your phones and IoT devices including your thermostats, in your cars, refrigerators, Roku devices, and televisions. It also runs most of the Internet, all of the world’s top 500 supercomputers, and the world’s stock exchanges.

We take you by the hand and guide you through the entire Linux+ syllabus from start to finish. Included are more than $400 worth of CompTIA Linux+ practice tests, advanced multi-technology labs, real-world and exam tricks and tips and to guarantee your success come exam day.

Your course is taught by a Linux industry expert who designs, configures and supports Linux for international companies. He shares his decades of experience with you as you learn the insider tips and secrets you can use on-the-job as a Linux engineer.

Linux is tested in most IT exams from Cisco, CompTIA, Ethical Hacking, WiFi Engineer, Software Engineer and more. You must learn it if you want to work in the modern IT industry. If you need to learn the theory, please check out our sister website howtonetwork.com for CompTIA Linux+ training.

Take this course if you:

  • Are a novice and want to learn Linux basics
  • Want to pass your CompTIA Linux+ certification exam
  • Want to work in any government IT roles (all require Linux+)
  • Find just reading a study guide not sufficient to understand the material
  • Can’t seem to nail subjects such as scripting or bash
  • Need Linux+ practice tests
  • Want an easy-to-follow study program that will get you results
  • Can’t find enough practice exams with solutions to prepare yourself
  • Want to dramatically improve your hands-on Linux skills
Module 1 Hardware and System Configuration
Unit 1 Boot Sequence  
Unit 2 Install a Boot Manager  
Unit 3 Kernel Modules  
Unit 4 Your Computer on the Network  
Unit 5 Network Configuration  
Unit 6 Modern Network Troubleshooting Tools  
Unit 7 Legacy Network Troubleshooting Tools  
Unit 8 dnsutils  
Unit 9 Filesystems and Storage  
Unit 10 Design Hard Disk Layout  
Unit 11 Create Partitions and Filesystems  
Unit 12 Filesystem Integrity  
Unit 13 Manual Mounting  
Unit 14 Automatic Mounting  
Unit 15 Logical Volume Manager  
Unit 16 Linux as a Virtualization Guest  
Unit 17 Timezones  
Unit 18 Locales  
Module 2 Systems Operation and Maintenance
Unit 1 Shared Libraries  
Unit 2 Apt  
Unit 3 Dpkg  
Unit 4 YUM  
Unit 5 RPM  
Unit 6 Creating Users and Groups  
Unit 7 User Profiles  
Unit 8 Users  
Unit 9 Groups  
Unit 10 Pipes and Redirection  
Unit 11 Process Text Streams Using Filters  
Unit 12 Find and Globbing  
Unit 13 Redirection and File Descriptors  
Unit 14 Pipes  
Unit 15 vi Navigation  
Unit 16 vi Modes  
Unit 17 Create and Change Hard and Symbolic Links  
Unit 18 SysVInit and Systemd  
Unit 19 Runlevels and Boot Targets  
Unit 20 Systemd and Processes  
Unit 21 Foreground and Background Jobs  
Unit 22 Cron  
Unit 23 At and Systemd  
Unit 24 Manage Printers and Printing  
Unit 25 Processes and Configuration  
Unit 26 PCI Devices and Peripherals  
Unit 27 Install and Configure X11  
Unit 28 Accessibility  
Module 3 Security
Unit 1 Basic Security and Identifying User Types  
Unit 2 Managing File Permissions and Ownership  
Unit 3 Special Directories and Files  
Unit 4 File Permissions  
Unit 5 Directory Permissions  
Unit 6 User Auditing  
Unit 7 SSH  
Unit 8 GPG  
Unit 9 Pluggable Authentication Modules  
Unit 10 OpenVPN  
Unit 11 Best Practices (SSH)  
Unit 12 Best Practices (Authentication)  
Unit 13 Best Practices (Auditing)  
Unit 14 System Messaging and Logging  
Unit 15 Rsyslog  
Unit 16 Logrotate  
Unit 17 Journald  
Unit 18 Ports and Services  
Unit 19 iptables  
Unit 20 UFW  
Unit 21 File Archiving and Unarchiving  
Unit 22 Remote Backups  
Module 4 Linux Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
Unit 1 Network Monitoring  
Unit 2 Network Troubleshooting  
Unit 3 Monitoring Disk Performance  
Unit 4 Monitoring Disk Usage  
Unit 5 CPU Configuration  
Unit 6 CPU Monitoring  
Unit 7 Swap Space  
Unit 8 Memory Monitoring  
Unit 9 Resetting the Root Password  
Unit 10 Process Monitoring  
Unit 11 Sending Signals  
Unit 12 Modify Process Execution Priorities  
Unit 13 Storage Quotas  
Unit 14 Immutability  
Unit 15 Understanding Computer Hardware  
Unit 16 RAID  
Unit 17 Patching  
Unit 18 Package Repositories  
Unit 19 Memory Testing  
Module 5 Automation and Scripting
Unit 1 Shell Scripting  
Unit 2 Environment Variables, Types, and History  
Unit 3 Standard Syntax  
Unit 4 Quoting and Escaping  
Unit 5 Regular Expressions  
Unit 6 Basic Regex  
Unit 7 Extended Regex  
Unit 8 Scripting Practice 1  
Unit 9 Scripting Practice 2  
Unit 10 Creating a Git Repo  
Unit 11 Working with Git  
Unit 12 Git Branches  
Unit 13 Ansible  
Unit 14 Puppet  
Module 6 Practice Exams
Unit 1 Exam 1  
Unit 2 Exam 2  
Unit 3 Exam 3  
Unit 4 Exam 4