The Official CompTIA Linux+ (Exam XK0-004)

This 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.
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)
Note: These prerequisites might differ significantly from the prerequisites for the CompTIA certification exams.
5 Days/Lecture & Lab
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 skillset 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
  • Performing Basic Linux Tasks
  • Managing Users and Groups
  • Managing Permissions and Ownership
  • Managing Storage
  • Managing Files and Directories
  • Managing Kernel Modules
  • Managing the Linux Boot Process
  • Managing System Components
  • Managing Devices
  • Managing Networking
  • Managing Packages and Software
  • Securing Linux Systems
  • Working with Bash Scripts
  • Automating Tasks
  • Installing Linux
  • Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA Linux+ (Exam XK0-004)

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