Linux Plus (Linux+)

SKU: NCX-CT-O-LX Category: Tags: , ,

CompTIA Linux Plus (Linux+)

The Linux+ 5-day training course is designed to provide early-career systems administrators with the knowledge to configure, optimize, operate, and troubleshoot Linux operating systems.

This course prepares the student to sit the CompTIA Linux+ exams.


Linux Plus (Linux+) Training for CompTIA Certification

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • identify basic Linux concepts and perform basic Linux tasks
  • manage user and group accounts
  • manage partitions and the Linux filesystem
  • manage various files in Linux
  • work with Linux permissions and ownership
  • print files
  • manage packages
  • manage kernel services
  • work with the Bash shell
  • manage jobs and processes
  • manage system services
  • configure Linux services to provide users with network connectivity
  • configure basic Internet services
  • implement measures to secure a Linux system
  • manage hardware associated with Linux systems
  • troubleshoot Linux system issues
  • install the Linux operating system
  • configure the GUI

Pre-Requisite Knowledge Advisory

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA N+
  • At least 1 year of Linux administration experience

Exam Required for CompTIA Linux+ Certification

To gain Linux+ certification, the student must pass the following two exams:

  • Exam LX0-103
  • Exam LX0-104

Duration of exam: 90 minutes (60 questions) each
Passing Score: 500 (on a scale 200-800)

Linux Plus (Linux+) Course Outline

Module 1: Familiarizing Yourself with Linux

  • Review the History and Development of Linux
  • Enter Shell Commands
  • Get Help Using Linux
  • Start and Stop Linux

Module 2: Managing User and Group Accounts

  • Create User and Group Accounts
  • Configure User Profiles
  • Manage User and Group Accounts

Module 3: Managing Partitions and the Linux Filesystem

  • Create Partitions
  • Navigate through the Linux Filesystem
  • Manage the Filesystem
  • Maintain the Filesystem

Module 4: Managing Files in Linux

  • Create and Edit Files
  • Locate Files
  • Search Text Using Regular Expressions
  • Apply Filters to Text Streams
  • Link Files
  • Back Up and Restore Files
  • Manage Databases Using MySQL

Module 5: Working with Linux Permissions and Ownership

  • Modify File and Directory Permissions
  • Modify Default Permissions
  • Modify File and Directory Ownership
  • Set Advanced Permissions

Module 6: Printing Files

  • Configure a Local Printer
  • Print Files
  • Manage Print Jobs and Queues
  • Configure Remote Printing

Module 7: Managing Packages

  • Manage Packages Using RPM
  • Verify Packages
  • Upgrade Packages
  • Configure Repositories
  • Manage Packages Using YUM
  • Manage Packages Using the Debian Package Manager
  • Manage Packages Using Source Files
  • Manage Shared Libraries

Module 8: Managing Kernel Services

  • Explore the Linux Kernel
  • Customize Kernel Modules
  • Create an initrd Image
  • Manage Device Drivers
  • Monitor Hardware Devices
  • Monitor Processes and Resources

Module 9: Working with the Bash Shell and Shell Scripts

  • Perform Basic Bash Shell Operations
  • Introduction to Shell Scripting
  • Customize the Bash Shell
  • Redirect Standard Input and Output
  • Use Control Statements in Shell Scripts

Module 10: Managing Jobs and Processes

  • Manage Jobs and Background Processes
  • Manage Processes Using the Process Table
  • Examine Delayed and Detached Jobs
  • Schedule Jobs
  • Maintain the System Time

Module 11: Managing System Services

  • Configure System Services
  • Monitor System Logs
  • Configure SELinux

Module 12: Configuring Network Services

  • Connect to a Network
  • Configure Routes
  • Configure Client Network Services
  • Manage Remote Network Systems

Module 13: Configuring Basic Internet Services

  • Configure Email Services
  • Control Internet Services

Module 14: Securing Linux

  • Examine the Basics of System Security
  • Secure User Accounts
  • Enable Firewall Functionality
  • Implement Security Auditing
  • Describe the Intrusion Detection System

15 – Managing Hardware

  • Identify Common Hardware Components and Resources
  • Configure Removable Hardware
  • Configure Disk Quotas

Module 16: Troubleshooting Linux Systems

  • Troubleshoot System-Based Issues
  • Troubleshoot Hardware Issues
  • Troubleshoot Network Connection and Security Issues

Module 17: Installing Linux

  • Prepare for Installation
  • Identify Phases of the Linux Boot Sequence
  • Configure GRUB
  • Install the Operating System
  • Perform Post-Installation Tasks

Module 18: Configuring the GUI

  • Implement X
  • Customize the Display Manager
  • Customize the Window Environment
  • Enable Accessibility Settings in Linux