CompTIA Linux+ Certification Training (XK0-004)

Commitment 5 days, 7-8 hours a day.
Language English
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Delivery Options Instructor-Led Onsite, Online, and Classroom Live


CompTIA Linux+ Certification Training (XK0-004); Unlike vendor-specific certifications, CompTIA Linux+ covers all major distributions of Linux, setting the foundation for advanced vendor/distro-specific knowledge. CompTIA Linux+ measures the necessary skills of an IT professional with hands-on experience configuring, monitoring, and supporting servers running the Linux operating system. Successful candidates will have the knowledge required to configure, manage, operate, and troubleshoot a Linux environment by using security best practices, scripting, and automation. The new CompTIA Linux+ is for the IT pro who will use Linux to manage everything from cars and smartphones to servers and supercomputers, as a vast number of enterprises use Linux in cloud, cybersecurity, mobile and web administration applications.

  • 5 days of hands-on CompTIA Linux+ Certification Training (XK0-004) with an expert instructor
  • CompTIA Linux+ Certification Electronic Course Guide
  • Practice exam questions
  • Linux+ exam voucher
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Exam Pass Guarantee



Upon completing this CompTIA Linux+ Certification Training (XK0-004) course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

  • In this course, you’ll learn how to manage, operate, configure, and maintain systems and hardware within a Linux environment.
  • You’ll build knowledge on software operations, managing users, groups, and services, as well as understanding Linux boot process concepts and kernel modules. You’ll also learn how to:
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose Linux issues, including system properties, user issues, application, and hardware issues
  • Apply security topics like user/group permissions and ownership, access, and authentication methods, Linux firewalls, file backup, restoration, and compression
  • Demonstrate automation and scripting skills like BASH scripts and version control using GIT
  • We can adapt this CompTIA Linux+ Certification Training (XK0-004) course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this CompTIA Linux+ Certification (XK0-004) course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the CompTIA Linux+ Certification course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the CompTIA Linux+ Certification course in a manner understandable to lay audiences.

The target audience for this CompTIA Linux+ Certification (XK0-004) course:

This course is ideal if you’re aspiring to or are practicing any of the following roles:

  • Linux administrator
  • Network administrator
  • Web administrator
  • Technical support specialist
  • Systems administrator

CompTIA Linux+ is the only job-focused Linux certification covering the latest foundational skills demanded by employers.


There are no formal prerequisites for this course.

  • However, CompTIA strongly recommends you have either CompTIA A+ or CompTIA Network+ certifications, or 9 to 12 months of experience in configuring, monitoring, and supporting servers running the Linux OS.


Section 1: Hardware and System Configuration
  • Explain Linux boot process concepts
  • Given a scenario, install, configure, and monitor kernel modules
  • Given a scenario, configure and verify network connection parameters
  • Given a scenario, manage storage in a Linux environment
  • Compare and contrast cloud and virtualization concepts and technologies
  • Given a scenario, configure localization options
Section 2: Systems Operation and Maintenance
  • Given a scenario, conduct software installations, configurations, updates, and removals
  • Given a scenario, manage users and groups
  • Given a scenario, create, modify, and redirect files
  • Given a scenario, manage services
  • Summarise and explain server roles
  • Given a scenario, automate and schedule jobs
  • Explain the use and operation of Linux devices
  • Compare and contrast Linux graphical user interfaces
Section 3: Security
  • Given a scenario, apply or acquire the appropriate user and/or group permissions and ownership
  • Given a scenario, configure and implement appropriate access and authentication methods
  • Summarise security best practices in a Linux environment
  • Given a scenario, implement logging services
  • Given a scenario, implement and configure Linux firewalls
  • Given a scenario, backup, restore, and compress files
Section 4: Linux Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
  • Given a scenario, analyze system properties and remediate accordingly
  • Given a scenario, analyze system processes in order to optimize performance
  • Given a scenario, analyze and troubleshoot user issues
  • Given a scenario, analyze and troubleshoot application and hardware issues
Section 5: Automation and Scripting
  • Given a scenario, deploy and execute basic BASH scripts
  • Given a scenario, carry out version control using Git
  • Summarise orchestration processes and concepts
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