CompTIA Linux Certification Prep Course – LX0-101 & LX0-102



This CompTIA Linux course will teach you how to install and manage Linux packages, configure a workstation, and set up a simple network. You will also learn how to do maintenance using the command line. This training is geared toward novice Linux administrators.

  • 16  Training Hours
  • 98 Videos
  • 10  Topics
  • 60 Practice Questions
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Get ready to embark on an exciting journey into the world of Linux with the Linux+ Certification course! This dynamic and comprehensive program is designed to empower up-and-coming IT professionals, like you, with the skills and knowledge needed to excel as Linux administrators.

Unlock a world of opportunities as you master the art of navigating the command line with confidence and finesse. From basic commands to advanced scripting techniques, you’ll become a command-line ninja, capable of effortlessly maneuvering through the Linux ecosystem.

Immerse yourself in the hands-on experience of installing and optimizing Linux workstations, gaining invaluable insights into system configurations, package management, and performance optimization. Unleash your creativity as you customize your workstation to suit your preferences, maximizing productivity and efficiency.

But that’s not all! With the Linux+ Certification course, you’ll delve into the fascinating realm of building and managing fundamental network setups. Acquire the skills to configure network interfaces, set up network services, and troubleshoot connectivity issues like a pro. Become the go-to expert in designing and maintaining secure and efficient Linux-based networks.

And the best part? By obtaining the prestigious Linux+ Certification, you’ll differentiate yourself in the competitive job market, opening doors to a world of exciting career opportunities. Employers worldwide recognize and value this distinguished credential, showcasing your expertise as a Linux administrator.

To put your skills to the test, the Linux+ Certification exam awaits you at the end of the course. This comprehensive exam evaluates your knowledge across a range of Linux-related topics, including system configuration, command-line proficiency, network management, and more. By passing the exam, you’ll not only earn the Linux+ Certification but also gain the confidence that comes with knowing you’ve mastered the essential skills needed to succeed in the Linux world.

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to become a Linux expert and take your career to new heights. Enroll in the Linux+ Certification course today and join the ranks of skilled Linux administrators shaping the future of technology!

The following subjects will be covered by students’ knowledge:

  • Basic file management
  • File permissions
  • Linux Command-Line Tools
  • Bash scripting programming knowledge
  • Security administration tasks
  • Configuration security

Course Outline:

Module 1: Instructions
Introduction To Building Labs
Things You Need To Do
Install Demo Virtual Box
Commands With LabDemo
Internal And External Commands
Overview Of Shell Commands Tricks
Exploring Shell Configuration
Stream Redirection
Overview Of Processing Text Using Filters
Overview File-Viewing Commands
Overview Using Grep
Sed Syntax And Summary
Overview Of Exam Essentials

Module 2: Managing Software
Managing Software
Managing Software
Overview Using RPM
RPM-Part 2
Overview Using Cpio
Overview Using Debian And Apt Cache
Using Apt-get
Debian Tools
Managing Shared Libraries
Overview Locating Library Files
Foreground and Background Processes
Managing Software Summary

Module 3: Configuring Hardware
Configuring Hardware
Configuring Devices
Configuring USB
Configuring Hard Disk
Designing Hard Disk Layout
Logical Volume Management
Overview Using Fdisk
Overview Common File System Types
Creating Filesystem
Overview Maintaining File System Health
Configuring Hardware Summary

Module 4: Managing Files
Managing Files
File Archiving Commands
Managing Files Ownership
Managing Disk Quotas
Directories And Content
Overview Tools For Locating Files
Overview Of Exam Essentials

Module 5: Booting Files
Booting Linux And Editing Files
Boot And Reboot
Understanding The Boot Process
Run Levels Process
Managing Run Level Services
Editing With Vi
Booting Summary

Module 6: X
X Windows Systems
X Configuration Options
X Configuration Options-Part 2
Untitled Media
Configuring X Featuring Fonts
Overview Managing GUI Logins
Using X For Remote Access
X Accessibility
Addition Assistive Technologies
Configuring Localization And Internationalization
Querying And Setting Your Locale
Configuring Printing-Part 1
Configuring Printing-Part 2
Using Web-Based CUPS Utilities

Module 7: Admin
Directly Modifying Account Configuration
Components Of Account
Adding Groups
Tuning User And System Environments
Reviewing Log File Contents
Maintaining System Time
Admin Summary

Module 8: Basic Networking
Basic Networking
Network Addressing-Part 1
Network Addressing-Part 2
DNS Data Flow Zone And Resolution
Network Ports
Testing Connectivity
Wireshark Demo
Basic Networking Summary

Module 9: Scripts
Scripts E-mail And Databases
Writing Scripts-Part 1
Writing Scripts-Part 2
Managing E-mail
Managing Data With SQL
Advantages Of Database
Scripts Summary

Module 10: Security
Configuring Xinetd
Uninstalling Or Reconfiguring Servers
Tools For Managing Passwords
Configuring SSH
SSH Keys
Controlling SSH Access
Using GPG
Security Summary

Frequently Asked Questions About CompTIA Linux Certification Prep Course – LX0-101 & LX0-102

What will I learn from the CompTIA Linux Certification Prep Course?

The CompTIA Linux Certification Prep Course is designed to equip you with essential skills for managing and maintaining Linux systems. The course covers a range of topics including command line operations, Linux installation and package management, workstation configuration, and basic network configuration. It is primarily aimed at individuals starting their careers as junior Linux Administrators. By completing this course, you will gain knowledge in fundamental areas such as file management, file permissions, Linux command-line tools, Bash scripting, security administration, and configuration security.

Is there a newer version of this course?

Yes, there is an updated version of the course called CompTIA Linux+ XK0-004. This version is tailored for aspiring Linux administrators who possess a solid understanding of the command line, installation, and optimization of workstations, as well as the establishment of basic network setups.

What skills does the newer CompTIA Linux+ XK0-004 course cover?

The newer CompTIA Linux+ XK0-004 course covers a wide range of essential Linux skills. These include performing basic Linux tasks, managing users and groups, handling permissions and ownership, managing storage, working with files and directories, managing kernel modules, overseeing the Linux boot process, managing system components, configuring devices, managing networking, handling packages and software, securing Linux systems, writing and executing Bash shell scripts, automating tasks, and planning and executing Linux installations.

Are there any prerequisites for the CompTIA Linux+ XK0-004 course?

Yes, to effectively learn from the Official CompTIA Linux+ Study Guide and prepare for the XK0-004 exam, it is recommended to have prior CompTIA A+ certification, CompTIA Network+ certification, and a minimum of 12 months of experience as a Linux administrator.

Can I access the course content at my own convenience?

Yes, you can conveniently access the course content through the All Access Monthly Subscription, which provides you with on-demand training and over 2,500 hours of content. You can start your learning journey today with a 7-day free trial period, and there are no obligations or commitments. You can cancel the subscription at any time.

Is this course suitable for beginners in Linux administration?

While some basic knowledge and skills in Linux may be helpful, the course is designed to cover foundational aspects of Linux administration, making it suitable for individuals who are new to Linux administration and seeking to build a strong understanding of the subject. The course will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to begin your journey as a Linux administrator.

Your Training Instructor

Dean Bushmiller

Lead Instructor for Expanding Security

Dean has had fun for the past 20 years learning and teaching everything he can in technology and security. His consulting experience in accounting systems, inventory control, migrations, and patch management has breathed life into his 12 years in the classroom. Dean is a courseware developer who specializes in CISSP and security training. He is the lead instructor for Expanding Security and teaches online as his main job. As a non-military person, he is a proud recipient of six mission coins.