CompTIA Linux+ Certification Training

This CompTIA Linux+ Certification (XK0-004) training class teaches the essential skills and information needed to manage servers and other devices running the Linux operating system and prepare candidates to take the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam (XK0-004).

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Course Topics
  1. Perform basic Linux tasks.
  2. Manage users and groups.
  3. Manage permissions and ownership.
  4. Manage storage.
  5. Manage files and directories.
  6. Manage kernel modules.
  7. Manage the Linux boot process.
  8. Manage system components.
  9. Manage devices.
  10. Manage networking.
  11. Manage packages and software.
  12. Secure Linux systems.
  13. Write and execute Bash shell scripts.
  14. Automate tasks.
  15. Plan and perform a Linux installation.
  1. Performing Basic Linux Tasks
    1. Identify the Linux Design Philosophy
    2. Enter Shell Commands
    3. Get Help with Linux
  2. Managing Users and Groups
    1. Assume Superuser Privileges
    2. Create, Modify, and Delete Users
    3. Create, Modify, and Delete Groups
    4. Query Users and Groups
    5. Configure Account Profiles
  3. Managing Permissions and Ownership
    1. Modify File and Directory Permissions
    2. Modify File and Directory Ownership
    3. Configure Special Permissions and Attributes
    4. Troubleshoot Permissions Issues
  4. Managing Storage
    1. Create Partitions
    2. Manage Logical Volumes
    3. Mount File Systems
    4. Manage File Systems
    5. Navigate the Linux Directory Structure
    6. Troubleshoot Storage Issues
  5. Managing Files and Directories
    1. Create and Edit Text Files
    2. Search for Files
    3. Perform Operations on Files and Directories
    4. Process Text Files
    5. Manipulate File Output
  6. Managing Kernel Modules
    1. Explore the Linux Kernel
    2. Install and Configure Kernel Modules
    3. Monitor Kernel Modules
  7. Managing the Linux Boot Process
    1. Configure Linux Boot Components
    2. Configure GRUB 2
  8. Managing System Components
    1. Configure Localization Options
    2. Configure GUIs
    3. Manage Services
    4. Troubleshoot Process Issues
    5. Troubleshoot CPU and Memory Issues
  9. Managing Devices
    1. Identify the Types of Linux Devices
    2. Configure Devices
    3. Monitor Devices
    4. Troubleshoot Hardware Issues
  10. Managing Networking
    1. Identify TCP/IP Fundamentals
    2. Identify Linux Server Roles
    3. Connect to a Network
    4. Configure DHCP and DNS Client Services
    5. Configure Cloud and Virtualization Technologies
    6. Troubleshoot Networking Issues
  11. Managing Packages and Software
    1. Identify Package Managers
    2. Manage RPM Packages with YUM
    3. Manage Debian Packages with APT
    4. Configure Repositories
    5. Acquire Software
    6. Build Software from Source Code
    7. Troubleshoot Software Dependency Issues
  12. Securing Linux Systems
    1. Implement Cybersecurity Best Practices
    2. Implement Identity and Access Management Methods
    3. Configure SELinux or AppArmor
    4. Configure Firewalls
    5. Implement Logging Services
    6. Back Up, Restore, and Verify Data
  13. Working with Bash Scripts
    1. Customize the Bash Shell Environment
    2. Identify Scripting and Programming Fundamentals
    3. Write and Execute a Simple Bash Script
    4. Incorporate Control Statements in Bash Scripts
  14. Automating Tasks
    1. Schedule Jobs
    2. Implement Version Control Using Git
    3. Identify Orchestration Concepts
  15. Installing Linux
    1. Prepare for Linux Installation
    2. Perform the Installation
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following would be useful for this CompTIA class:

  • CompTIA A+ Certification
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