Course Descriptions

LX0-104 Linux+


5 days


CompTIA Linux+ covers multiple distributions, validating skills that help prevent platform lock-in and that promote more flexible approaches to Linux system troubleshooting.

After passing the two exams required for certification, candidates will have mastered the following concepts:

  • System configuration

  • The command line interface

  • Scripting basics

  • Network settings and services

  • System security


  1. Shells, Scripting and Data Management

    • Customize and use the shell environment.

    • Customize or write simple scripts.

    • SQL data management

  2. User Interfaces and Desktops

    • Install and configure X11

    • Set up a display manager.

    • Accessibility.

  3. Administrative Tasks

    • Manage user and group accounts and related system files.

    • Automate systems administration tasks by scheduling jobs

    • Localization and internationalization.

  4. Essential System Services

    • Maintain system time.

    • System logging.

    • Mail transfer agent (MTA) basics

    • Manage printers and printing.

  5. Networking Fundamentals

    • Fundamentals of Internet protocols.

    • Basic network configuration

    • Basic network troubleshooting.

    • Configure client-side DNS.

  6. Security

    • Perform security administration tasks.

    • Set up host security.

    • Securing data with encryption.

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