CompTIA Linux+

This 5 day CompTIA Linux+ certification training class builds on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with the Linux operating system, to present fundamental skills and concepts that you will use on the job in any type of Linux career.

You will acquire the skills needed to install and support one or more distributions of the Linux operating system, and learn information and skills that will be helpful as you prepare for the CompTIA Linux+ certification examination, 2009 objectives (Exam Code: XK0-003).


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


  1. Familiarizing Yourself with Linux
    1. Review the History and Development of Linux
    2. Enter Shell Commands
    3. Get Help Using Linux
    4. Start and Stop Linux
  2. Managing User and Group Accounts
    1. Create User and Group Accounts
    2. Configure User Profiles
    3. Manage User and Group Accounts
  3. Managing Partitions and the Linux Filesystem
    1. Create Partitions
    2. Navigate Through the Linux Filesystem
    3. Manage the Filesystem
    4. Maintain the Filesystem
  4. Managing Files in Linux
    1. Create and Edit Files
    2. Locate Files
    3. Search Text Using Regular Expressions
    4. Apply Filters to Text Streams
    5. Link Files
    6. Back Up and Restore Files
    7. Manage Databases Using MySQL
  5. Working with Linux Permissions and Ownership
    1. Modify File and Directory Permissions
    2. Modify Default Permissions
    3. Modify File and Directory Ownership
    4. Set Advanced Permissions
  6. Printing Files
    1. Configure a Local Printer
    2. Print Files
    3. Manage Print Jobs and Queues
    4. Configure Remote Printing
  7. Managing Packages
    1. Manage Packages Using RPM
    2. Verify Packages
    3. Upgrade Packages
    4. Configure Repositories
    5. Manage Packages Using YUM
    6. Manage Packages Using Source Files
    7. Manage Shared Libraries
  8. Managing Kernel Services
    1. Explore the Linux Kernel
    2. Customize Kernel Modules
    3. Manage an initrd Image
    4. Manage Device Drivers
    5. Monitor Hardware Devices
    6. Monitor Processes and Resources
  9. Working with the Bash Shell and Shell Scripts
    1. Perform Basic Bash Shell Operations
    2. Introduction to Shell Scripting
    3. Customize the Bash Shell
    4. Redirect Standard Input and Output
    5. Use Control Statement in Shell Scripts
  10. Managing Jobs and Processes
    1. Manage Jobs and Background Processes
    2. Manage Processes Using the Process Table
    3. Examine Delayed and Detached Jobs
    4. Schedule Jobs
    5. Maintain the System Time
  11. Managing System Services
    1. Configure System Services
    2. Monitor System Logs
    3. Configure SELinux
  12. Configuring Network Services
    1. Connect to a Network
    2. Configure Routes
    3. Configure Client Network Services
    4. Manage Remote Network Systems
  13. Configuring Basic Internet Services
    1. Configure Email Services
    2. Control Internet Services
  14. Securing Linux
    1. Examine the Basics of System Security
    2. Secure User Accounts
    3. Enable Firewall Functionality
    4. Implement Security Auditing
    5. Describe the Intrusion Detection System
  15. Managing Hardware
    1. Identify Common Hardware Components and Resources
    2. Configure Removable Hardware
    3. Configure Disk Quotas
  16. Troubleshooting Linux Systems
    1. Troubleshoot System-Based Issues
    2. Troubleshoot Hardware Issues
    3. Troubleshoot Network Connection and Security Issues
  17. Installing Linux
    1. Prepare for Installation
    2. Identify Phases of the Linux Boot Sequence
    3. Configure GRUB
    4. Install the Operating System
    5. Perform Post-Installation Tasks
  18. Configuring the GUI
    1. Implement X
    2. Customize the Display Manager
    3. Customize the Window Environment
    4. Enable Accessibility Settings in Linux

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