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LPCERT - Linux+ Certification


Duration: 5 Days




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Course Information

Course Description

The CompTIA® Linux+™ Powered by LPI (Exams LX0-103 and LX0-104) course, developed to cover CompTIA Powered by LPI exams LX0-103 and LX0-104, 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. 

This course can benefit you in two ways. If your job duties include Linux troubleshooting, installation, or maintenance, or if you are preparing for any type of Linux-related career, it provides the background knowledge and skills you will require to be successful. In addition, it assists you if you are preparing to take the CompTIA® Linux+™ Powered by LPI exams (Exam Codes: LX0-103 and LX0-104), in order to become a CompTIA® Linux+™ Certified Professional.

Course Objectives

In this course, you will administer Linux.

You will: 

  • 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 and shell scripts.
  • Manage jobs and processes.
  • Manage system services.
  • Configure network services. 
  • 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.

Course Audience

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Performing Basic Linux Tasks 

Topic A: Identify the History and Development of Linux 

Topic B: Enter Shell Commands 

Topic C: Get Help Using Linux 

Topic D: Start and Stop Linux 


Lesson 2: Managing User and Group Accounts 

Topic A: Create User and Group Accounts 

Topic B: Configure User Profiles 

Topic C: Administer User and Group Accounts 


Lesson 3: Managing Partitions and the Linux Filesystem 

Topic A: Create Partitions 

Topic B: Navigate Through the Linux Filesystem 

Topic C: Manage the Filesystem 

Topic D: Maintain the Filesystem 


Lesson 4: Managing Files in Linux 

Topic A: Create and Edit Text Files 

Topic B: Locate Files 

Topic C: Search Text Using Regular Expressions 

Topic D: Apply Filters to Text Streams 

Topic E: Link Files 

Topic F: Back Up and Restore Files 

Topic G: Manage Databases Using MariaDB 


Lesson 5: Managing Linux Permissions and Ownership 

Topic A: Modify File and Directory Permissions 

Topic B: Modify Default Permissions 

Topic C: Modify File and Directory Ownership 

Topic D: Set Special Permissions and Attributes 


Lesson 6: Printing Files 

Topic A: Configure a Local Printer 

Topic B: Print Files 

Topic C: Configure Remote Printing 


Lesson 7: Managing Packages 

Topic A: Manage Packages Using RPM 

Topic B: Verify Packages 

Topic C: Upgrade Packages 

Topic D: Configure Repositories 

Topic E: Manage Packages Using YUM 

Topic F: Advanced Package and Application Management 


Lesson 8: Managing Kernel Services 

Topic A: Explore the Linux Kernel 

Topic B: Customize Kernel Modules 

Topic C: Create an initrd Image 

Topic D: Manage Device Drivers and Hardware Devices 

Topic E: Monitor Processes and Resources 


Lesson 9: Working with the Bash Shell and Shell Scripts 

Topic A: Perform Basic Bash Shell Operations 

Topic B: Write a Bash Shell Script 

Topic C: Customize the Bash Shell 

Topic D: Redirect Standard Input and Output 

Topic E: Use Control Statements in Shell Scripts 


Lesson 10: Managing Jobs and Processes 

Topic A: Manage Jobs and Background Processes 

Topic B: Manage Processes Using the Process Table 

Topic C: Delay and Detach Jobs 

Topic D: Schedule Jobs 

Topic E: Maintain the System Time 


Lesson 11: Managing System Services 

Topic A: Configure System Services 

Topic B: Monitor System Logs 

Topic C: Configure Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) 


Lesson 12: Configuring Network Services 

Topic A: Connect to a Network 

Topic B: Configure Routes 

Topic C: Configure Client Network Services 

Topic D: Manage Remote Network Systems 


Lesson 13: Configuring Basic Internet Services 

Topic A: Configure Email Services 

Topic B: Control Internet Services 


Lesson 14: Securing Linux 

Topic A: Implement Basic System Security 

Topic B: Secure User Accounts 


Lesson 15: Managing Hardware 

Topic A: Identify Common Hardware Components and Resources 

Topic B: Configure Removable Hardware 

Topic C: Configure Disk Quotas 


Lesson 16: Troubleshooting Linux Systems 

Topic A: Troubleshoot System-Based Issues 

Topic B: Troubleshoot Hardware Issues 

Topic C: Troubleshoot Network Connection and Security Issues 


Lesson 17: Installing Linux 

Topic A: Prepare for Installation 

Topic B: The Linux Boot Process 

Topic C: Configure GRUB 

Topic D: Install the Operating System 


Lesson 18: Configuring the GUI 

Topic A: Implement X 

Topic B: Customize the Display Manager 

Topic C: Enable Accessibility Settings in Linux 


Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to the CompTIA® Linux+™ Powered by LPI (Exams LX0-103 and LX0-104) Exam Objectives 

Appendix B: Syntax 

Appendix C: Additional Security Topics

Course Prerequisites

To ensure your success, we recommend you first take the following Logical Operations courses or have equivalent knowledge: 

  • UNIX and Linux: Fundamentals
  • UNIX and Linux: Advanced User
  • CompTIA® A+®: A Comprehensive Approach (Exams 220-801 and 220-802) (helpful, but not required)

Course Schedule
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