CompTIA is providing IT certification for a various profile like servers, security, etc.

The Linux+ certification is a perfect certificate in corporate for Linux beginners.

CompTIA become a partner of Linux Professional Institute (LPI) and reconstruct Linux+ certification, which replaced CompTIA’s original Linux+ certification in 2010.

The Linux+ certification covers Linux Operating system, Installation of OS, and essential operation on Linux for handling files, network, and system admin work.

This guide will help you to prepare for the Linux+ certification exam.

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), is a non-profit trade association, issuing professional certifications for the information technology (IT) industry. It is considered one of the IT industry’s top trade associations. Based in Downers Grove, Illinois, CompTIA issues vendor-neutral professional certifications in over 120 countries. The organization releases over 50 industry studies annually to track industry trends and changes. Over 2.2 million people have earned CompTIA certifications since the association was established.
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Skills Measured by Linux+ Certification

Here are some of the key skills covered by Linux+ certification curriculum. Linux+ certified technicians can:

Install and configure the Linux Operating System.
Execute common operations on the Linux command line.
Create, configure, and manage Linux users and groups.
Manage, maintain, and navigate the Linux File-system.
Create, edit, locate, backup and restore files in Linux.
Configure printers and remote printing functionality in Linux.
Utilize basic SQL commands and scripts to manipulate data.
Understand basic networking protocols and configurations.
Perform security tasks, e.g., change passwords and encrypt data.

Exam Details:

Required exam – LX0-103 & LX0-104
Number of questions – 60
Type of questions – Multiple choice
Length of test – 90 minutes
Recommended experience – A+, Network+ and at least 12 months of Linux administration experience
Passing score – 500 (on a scale of 200-800)

Exam Objective:

Section 01: System Architecture

Section 02: Linux Installation and Package Management

Section 03: GNU and Unix Commands

Section 04: Devices, Linux Filesystems and Filesystem Hierarchy Standard

Section 05: Shells, Scripting and Data Management

Section 06: User Interfaces and Desktops

Section 07: Administrative Tasks

Section 08: Essential System Services

Section 09: Networking Fundamentals

Section 10: Security

Detailed Syllabus:

Section 01: System Architecture

Determine and configure hardware settings
Boot the system
Change runlevels/boot targets and shutdown or reboot system

Section 02: Linux Installation and Package Management

Design hard disk layout
Install a boot manager
Managing shared libraries
Use Debian package management
User RPM and YUM package management

Section 03: GNU and Unix Commands

Work on the command line
Process text streams using filters
Perform basic file management
Use streams, pipes and redirects
Create, monitor and kill processes
Modify process execution priorities
Search text files using regular expressions
Perform basic file editing operations using vi

Section 04: Devices, Linux Filesystems and Filesystem Hierarchy Standard

Create Partitions and filesystems
Maintain the integrity of filesystems.
Control mounting and unmounting of filesystems
Manage disk quotas.
Manage file permissions and ownership
Create and change hard and symbolic links
File system files and place files in the correct location

Section 05: Shells, Scripting and Data Management

Customize and use the shell environment
Customize or write simple scripts
SQL data management

Section 06: User Interfaces and Desktops

Install and configure X11
Set up a display manager
Accessibility

Section 07: Administrative Tasks

Manage user and group accounts and related system files
Automate system administration tasks by scheduling jobs
Localization and internationalization

Section 08: Essential System Services

Maintain system time
System logging
Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) basics
Manage printers and printing

Section 09: Networking Fundamentals

Fundamentals of Internet protocols
Basic network configuration
Basic network troubleshooting
Configuring client side DNS

Section 10: Security

Perform security administration tasks
Set up host security
Securing data with encryption

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