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 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