CompTIA Linux+


Duration: 5 days

CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI is a high-stakes, vendor-neutral certification that validates the fundamental knowledge and skills required of junior Linux administrators.

This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems, who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of Linux concepts and skills to prepare for a career in Linux support or administration, or to prepare for CompTIA® Linux+™ Powered by LPI exams (Exam Codes: LX0–103 and LX0–104).

Upon successful completion of this course, students will 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.

This is a 5-day boot camp.


Required pre-requisites for this training course are the following:

A+ Certification
Network+ Certification

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands-on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.


  • Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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1. Familiarizing Yourself with Linux

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

2. Managing User and Group Accounts

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

3. Managing Partitions and the Linux Filesystem

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

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

5. Working with Linux Permissions and Ownership

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

6. Printing Files

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

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

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

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

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

11. Managing System Services

Configure System Services
Monitor System Logs
Configure SELinux

12. Configuring Network Services

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

13. Configuring Basic Internet Services

Configure Email Services
Control Internet Services

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

16. Troubleshooting Linux Systems

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

17. Installing Linux

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

18. Configuring the GUI

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