Official CompTIA Linux+ Certification (Exam XK0-005)

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| Total Course Video Hours: 16 Hrs 1 Min
|  Videos: 15
|  Ebook: Official Authorized CompTIA Ebook
|  Course Access: 12 Months Unlimited Access
|  Study Method: Online Video Lessons
|  Course Type: Certificate Course
|  Certificate Included: Cyber Studies Institute Certificate of Completion
|  International Certification (optional): CompTIA Security+ SY0-601

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CompTIA Linux+ Intro

Your Linux career starts here. CompTIA Linux+ ensures IT pros, software developers, cybersecurity engineers and penetration testers have these necessary skills to support today’s tech systems.

CompTIA Linux+ is a globally recognized certification that validates mastery of the tools and technologies required to manage, secure, optimize, and troubleshoot production Linux systems.

CompTIA Linux+ validates the skills that modern IT professionals need to secure platforms and systems, power the cloud and keep critical business services running. It is the only foundational job-role-based Linux certification that confirms the most relevant skills demanded by hiring managers


CompTIA Linux+ Certification (Exam XK0-005) is suited for the following jobs.

  • Linux Administrator
  • Junior Cloud Engineer
  • Junior DevOps Support Engineer
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Systems Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Web Administrator/ Developer
  • Cybersecurity Engineer
  • Linux Engineer

Skills and Competencies Acquired:

  • Configure and manage software, storage, network tools and process and services
  • Understand best practices for permissions and authentication, firewalls, and file management
  • Create simple shell scripts, manage containers and execute basic BASH scripts, version control using Git, and orchestration processes
  • Analyze system properties and processes and troubleshoot user, application and hardware issues


Key Differentiators:

  • CompTIA Linux+ is the only job-focused Linux certification covering the latest foundational skills demanded by hiring managers.
  • Unlike other certifications, the new exam includes performance-based and multiple-choice questions to identify the employees who can do the job.
  • The exam covers tasks associated with all major distributions of Linux, setting the foundation for advanced vendor/distro-specific knowledge


What’s included

The Official CompTIA Linux+ Student Guide (Exam XK0-005) eBook

  • Content mapped to Linux+ exam objectives (XK0-005)
  • Video demonstrations of key activities
  • Practice questions that check for understanding
  • Access to the CompTIA Learning Center


Full On-Demand Video Lectures for CompTIA Linux+ (XKO-004)

What you’ll learn

The Official CompTIA Linux+ Instructor and Student Guides (XK0-005) have been developed by CompTIA for the CompTIA Linux+ candidate. Rigorously evaluated to validate coverage of the CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-005) exam objectives, The Official CompTIA Linux+ Instructor and Student Guides teach the knowledge and skills needed to configure, manage, operate, and troubleshoot Linux on-premises and cloud-based server environments, while using security best practices, scripting, containerization, and automation, as well as prepare candidates to take the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam.



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You will receive a certificate from Cyber Studies Institute after the course

You will also have the option to sit for the The Official CompTIA Linux+ Certification (Exam XK0-005)




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Course Content

The Official CompTIA Linux+ Student Guide (Exam XK0-005) eBook

Table of Contents

  • Lesson 1: Introducing Linux
  • Lesson 2: Administering Users and Groups 
  • Lesson 3: Configuring Permissions
  • Lesson 4: Implementing File Management
  • Lesson 5: Authoring Text Files
  • Lesson 6: Managing Software
  • Lesson 7: Administering Storage
  • Lesson 8: Managing Devices, Processes, Memory, and the Kernel
  • Lesson 9: Managing Services
  • Lesson 10: Configuring Network Settings
  • Lesson 11: Configuring Network Security
  • Lesson 12: Managing Linux Security
  • Lesson 13: Implementing Simple Scripts
  • Lesson 14: Using Infrastructure as Code
  • Lesson 15: Managing Containers in Linux
  • Lesson 16: Installing Linux
  • Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to CompTIA Linux+ (Exam XK0-005)
  • Appendix B: Linux Command Reference Guide
  • Glossary
  • Index


Full On-Demand Video Lectures for CompTIA Linux+ (XKO-004)

Module 1: Intro & Performing Basic Linux Tasks
1. Instructor Introduction
2. Course Introduction
3. Identify The Linux Design Philosophy
4. Enter Shell Commands
5. Shell Commands Activity
6. Get Help with Linux


Module 2: Managing Users and Groups
1. Assume Superuser and Groups
2. Create, Modify, and Delete Users
3. Create, Modify, and Delete Groups
4. Query Users and Groups
5. Configure Account Profiles


Module 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 Issue


Module 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
Module 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


Module 6: Managing Kernel Modules
1. Explore the Linux Kernel
2. Install and Configure Kernel Modules
3. Monitor Kernel Modules


Module 7: Managing the Linux Boot Process
1. Configure Linux Boot Components
2. Configure GRUB


Module 8: Managing System Components
1. Configure Localization Options
2. Configure GUIs
3. Manage Services
4. Troubleshoot Process Issues
5. Troubleshoot CPU and Memory Issues


Module 9: Managing Devices
1. Identify the Types of Linux
2. Configure Devices
3. Monitor Devices
4. Troubleshoot Hardware Issues


Module 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


Module 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


Module 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


Module 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


Module 14: Automating Tasks
1. Schedule Jobs
2. Implement Version Control Using Git
3. Identify Orchestration Concepts


Module 15: Installing Linux
1. Prepare for Linux Installation
2. Perform the Installation


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