CompTIA Linux+ Certification Series!

Overview: This instructor-led course will prepare students for the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam. It provides a comprehensive look at common tasks performed by system administrators. This includes installation, management of Linux systems from the command line and the GUI, user administration, file permissions, customization, software configuration, management of Linux-based clients, troubleshooting, and much more. Expanded coverage of networking and security are covered, which is in step with the CompTIA exam objectives.

Certification Details

CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI certifies foundational skills and knowledge of Linux. With Linux being the central operating system for much of the world’s IT infrastructure, Linux+ is an essential credential for individuals working in IT, especially those on the path of a Web and software development career. With CompTIA’s Linux+ Powered by LPI certification, you’ll acquire the fundamental skills and knowledge you need to successfully configure, manage and troubleshoot Linux systems. Recommended experience for this certification includes CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and 12 months of Linux admin experience. No prerequisites required.

Certification Exam Details:
LX0-103: Learn More about this certification exam.
LX0-104: Learn More about this certification exam.

Series Taught By: Ken Mayer

Available CEUs for Course Series Completion: 23
Students can earn up to 23 CEUs for fully completing this course series. This information will be displayed on the certificate of completion. Learn More

Course Modules:

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Module 01 -Installation

(Duration: 52m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Linux Introduction
  3. Ubuntu with OpenOffice / Firefox
  4. Linux Platforms
  5. Popular Distros
  6. Software Licensing
  7. Non-licensing Terminology
  8. Demo – Exploring Linux and Licensing
  9. Topic B: Pre-installation Tasks
  10. Pre-installation Tasks
  11. Installation Types
  12. Installation Files
  13. ISO Burning Applications
  14. Topic C: Linux Installation
  15. File Systems
  16. Partitioning
  17. Minimum Partitions
  18. Demo- Installing Linux
  19. Logging On Demo – Logging into Debian
  20. Unit 01 Review
  21. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 03 -File and Directory Management

(Duration: 1h 54m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Directory Organization
  3. Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
  4. Directory Navigation
  5. pushd and popd
  6. Demo- Exploring the FHS Directories
  7. Managing Directories
  8. Demo- Managing Directories
  9. Topic B: File Management
  10. Files
  11. Wildcards
  12. Demo- Managing Files
  13. The vi Editor
  14. vi Commands
  15. Demo- Editing a File with vi
  16. Links
  17. Demo- Creating and Using File Links
  18. File Information Commands
  19. File Info with ls-lF
  20. More File Information Commands
  21. Demo- Examining File Types
  22. Finding Files
  23. Demo- Finding Files
  24. Topic C: Removable Storage
  25. Mounting Volumes
  26. File System Types
  27. Device Files
  28. Mount Points
  29. Mount Options
  30. Example Commands
  31. Mounting
  32. Privilege Escalation
  33. Demo- Mounting and Unmounting a CD and USB Drive
  34. Unit 03 Review
  35. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 05 -Application Management

(Duration: 52m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Packages and Package Managers
  3. Software Distribution
  4. Packages
  5. Package Managers
  6. Synaptic Package Manager
  7. Demo- Installing a Package via the GUI
  8. Command Line Package Managers
  9. Demo- Installing a Package via the Command Line
  10. Installed Software
  11. Demo- Gathering Information about Installed Software
  12. Removing Software
  13. Demo- Removing Software
  14. Repositories
  15. Synaptic- Software Sources
  16. Demo- Managing Repositories
  17. Topic B: Source Code Software
  18. Installing from Source Code
  19. Extracting
  20. Compiling and Linking
  21. Installing and Cleaning Up
  22. Demo- Installing the GNU C Compiler
  23. Demo- Downloading and Installing a Source Code Application
  24. Unit 05 Review
  25. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 07 -Process and Module Management

(Duration: 1h 14m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Process Management
  3. Processes
  4. Process IDs
  5. Demo- Exploring Processes
  6. The ps Command
  7. Common ps Command Forms
  8. Output of ps aux
  9. The top Command
  10. Demo- Viewing Processes and Devices
  11. Killing Processes
  12. Other kill Commands
  13. Demo- Managing Processes
  14. Topic B: Process Priority and Execution
  15. Process Forking
  16. Foreground and Background
  17. Demo- Comparing Foreground and Background Processes
  18. Process Priority
  19. Viewing Priorities
  20. Setting Priorities
  21. Renice
  22. Demo- Managing Process Priorities
  23. Topic C: Kernel Modules
  24. Kernel
  25. Kernel Tuning
  26. Common sysctl Settings
  27. Demo- Viewing Kernel Information
  28. Kernel Modules
  29. The lsmod Command
  30. The modprobe Command
  31. Module Related Files
  32. Demo- Exploring Kernel Modules
  33. Unit 07 Review
  34. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 09 -Networking

(Duration: 2h 6m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Networking Basics
  3. Networks
  4. Protocols
  5. OSI Reference Model
  6. Internet Protocol Suite
  7. Additional Protocols
  8. Addressing
  9. Addresses
  10. Internet Protocol Version 4
  11. IPv4 Classes
  12. Internet Protocol Version 6
  13. Assigning Addresses
  14. Demo- Examining Addresses
  15. Character Based Names
  16. Name Utilities
  17. Demo- Identifying Addresses and Names
  18. Ports
  19. Demo- Viewing an Using Ports
  20. Authentication
  21. Authentication Factors
  22. One-factor Authentication
  23. Two-factor Authentication
  24. Three-factor Authentication
  25. Topic B: Network Services
  26. NIC Configuration
  27. Network Commands
  28. Demo- Configuring Your Network Interface
  29. DHCP Services
  30. Demo- Managing DHCP Client Services
  31. DHCP Server Services
  32. Demo- Installing and Configuring DHCP Server Services
  33. Network Time Services
  34. Date and Time Commands
  35. Demo- Installing NTP and Configuring Time Synchronization
  36. Internet Super Daemon
  37. Demo- Viewing Daemon Startup Options
  38. Topic C: Domain Name Services
  39. DNS
  40. Name Resolution Process
  41. Demo- Resolving Names
  42. BIND
  43. Resource Records
  44. Demo- Installing BIND and Examining its Configuration Files
  45. Managing BIND
  46. Demo- Managing BIND
  47. Local Name Resolution
  48. Default /etc/hosts File
  49. The nssswitch.conf File
  50. Demo- Examining Local Name Resolution
  51. Unit 09 Review
  52. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 11 -Interoperabilit

(Duration: 28m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Network Interoperability
  3. Samba
  4. Demo- Installing Samba
  5. Samba Configuration
  6. The smb.conf File
  7. SWAT
  8. GUI Tools
  9. Browsing for Linux Resources
  10. Demo- Configuring Samba Shares
  11. Components
  12. Topic B: Remote Desktop Access
  13. rdesktop
  14. rdesktop Command
  15. GUI Clients
  16. VNC
  17. Debian’s VNC Server
  18. TightVNC on Windows XP
  19. A Linux Desktop on Windows
  20. A Windows Desktop on Linux
  21. Unit 11 Review
  22. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 13 -Web Environment

(Duration: 59m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Web Services
  3. Web Technologies
  4. Sample PHP Program
  5. MySQL Client
  6. Apache
  7. Demo- Installing Apache
  8. Apache Configuration
  9. Site Definition Files
  10. The .htaccess File
  11. Demo- Configuring Apache
  12. Apache Modules
  13. Apache Daemon
  14. Demo- Installing the PHP Module
  15. Demo- Configuring Apache’s Default Document
  16. Topic B: MySQL Services
  17. MySQL
  18. Demo- Installing MySQL and Associated Tools
  19. MySQL Configuration
  20. Demo- Examining the MySQL Configuration Files
  21. phpMyAdmin
  22. Demo- Testing Your MySQL Server
  23. Starting and Stopping MySQL
  24. Demo-Starting and Stopping MySQL
  25. Unit 13 Review
  26. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 15 -Troubleshooting and Maintenance

(Duration: 57m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Booting Linux
  3. Booting
  4. Boot Loaders
  5. GRUB Boot Loader Screen
  6. GRUB Configuration
  7. Demo – Investigating GRUB
  8. Runlevels
  9. Runlevel Initialization
  10. Demo – Changing Runlevels
  11. Root Password Recovery
  12. Demo – Recovering the Root Password
  13. Kernel Options and Recovery
  14. Demo – Troubleshooting Boot Problems
  15. Topic B: Network Troubleshooting
  16. Troubleshooting
  17. Network Utilities
  18. Obtaining Files
  19. File Verification
  20. Topic C: Scripting Basics
  21. Scripting
  22. A Script
  23. Commands
  24. Demo – Writing and Testing a Shell Script
  25. Unit 15 Review
  26. Course Closure
  27. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 02 -Using Linux

(Duration: 2h 24m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Graphical User Interfaces
  3. User Interface Architecture
  4. Demo- Exploring User Interfaces
  5. Desktop Environments
  6. GNOME
  7. GNOME Environment
  8. KDE
  9. Xfce
  10. Linux Applications
  11. Demo- Exploring End-user Applications and OpenOffice Writer
  12. Topic B: Command Line Linux
  13. Command Line Interface
  14. BASH (Bourne Shell)
  15. Common Commands
  16. Demo- Entering Commands at the BASH Prompt
  17. BASH Proficiency
  18. Command History
  19. Shell Variables
  20. Shell Metacharacters
  21. Tab Completion
  22. Demo- Exploring the BASH Command Line Interface
  23. Piping and Redirecting
  24. Standard I/O
  25. Demo- Exploring Piping and Redirection
  26. Named Pipes
  27. Demo- Exploring Named Pipes
  28. Getting Help
  29. Man Page
  30. Man Page Sections
  31. Info Pages
  32. Demo- Getting Help
  33. Additional Help Options
  34. Demo- Exploring Further Help Options
  35. Unit 02 Review
  36. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 04 -System Administration

(Duration: 2h 40m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Users and Groups
  3. User Security- /etc/passwd
  4. Password File Fields
  5. User Security- /etc/shadow
  6. Shadow File Fields
  7. Privilege Escalation
  8. Demo- Exploring User Accounts
  9. Demo- Adding Your Account to the sudoers File
  10. User Accounts
  11. The /etc/login.defs File
  12. The /etc/default/useradd File
  13. The /etc/skel Directory
  14. The adduser Command
  15. The /etc/adduser.conf File
  16. Demo- Creating User Accounts at the Command Line
  17. GUI Admin Tools
  18. Demo- Creating User Accounts via the GUI
  19. Modifying Users
  20. The chfn Command
  21. The finger Command
  22. Demo- Modifying a User Account
  23. Creating Groups
  24. Adding Users to Groups
  25. Demo – Creating Groups and Adding Members
  26. Deleting Accounts
  27. Demo – Deleting Users and Groups
  28. Topic B: File and Directory Permissions
  29. File Ownership
  30. Demo – Managing File Ownership
  31. File and Directory Permissions
  32. The Mode
  33. Mode Explained
  34. Demo – Viewing File Permissions
  35. Changing Permissions
  36. Numeric Syntax
  37. Demo – Changing File Permissions
  38. Default Permissions
  39. Umask
  40. Demo – Viewing and Changing the Umask
  41. Special Permissions
  42. Special Permissions in the Mode
  43. Setting Special Permissions
  44. Demo – Viewing and Changing Special Permissions
  45. File System Specific Attributes
  46. Demo – Viewing and Changing ext3 File Attributes
  47. Topic C: User Environment Configuration
  48. Variables
  49. Viewing Variables, Custom Variables
  50. PATH
  51. Changing the Prompt
  52. Demo – Working with Shell and Environment Variables
  53. Command Aliases
  54. Demo – Viewing and Creating Command Aliases
  55. Environment Files
  56. Demo – Saving a Command Alias in an Environment File
  57. Topic D: GUI Configuration
  58. Video Configuration
  59. Screen Resolution
  60. xvidtune
  61. Screensaver
  62. Appearance Preferences
  63. Demo – Configuring Video Settings
  64. Mouse Preferences
  65. Keyboard Preferences
  66. Demo – Configuring the Mouse and Keyboard
  67. Stop and Start X Windows
  68. Demo – Stopping and Starting X Windows
  69. Unit 04 Review
  70. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 06-System Configuration

(Duration: 1h 31m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Disk Management
  3. Disk Drives
  4. Drive Components
  5. Drive Geometry
  6. Partitioning
  7. fdisk
  8. fdisk- Drive and Partition List
  9. parted- Partition Editor
  10. GParted
  11. Demo- Exploring Partitions with fdisk
  12. Demo- Exploring Partitions via the GUI
  13. Formatting
  14. Demo-Formatting a Partition with mkfs
  15. The /etc/fstab File
  16. The fstab with New Drives
  17. Demo- Editing the fstab File
  18. Virtual File Systems
  19. Demo- Mounting a Loop Device
  20. Topic B: File System Management
  21. Quotas
  22. Quotas Enabled in fstab
  23. Enabling Quotas
  24. Editing Quotas with edquota
  25. Enabling Quotas (cont.)
  26. Swap Space
  27. Swap Space Options
  28. Creating Swap Space
  29. Filling New Swap Space
  30. Managing Swap
  31. Demo- Managing Swap Space
  32. Disk Arrays
  33. RAID Level 0
  34. RAID Level 1
  35. RAID Level 3
  36. RAID Level 5
  37. Logical Volume Manager
  38. Implementing LVM
  39. Topic C: Device Management
  40. Devices
  41. Sample Devices
  42. Demo- Exploring the /dev Directory
  43. Viewing USB Devices
  44. Demo- Viewing Devices on the USB Bus
  45. Viewing PCI Devices
  46. Unit 06 Review
  47. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 08 -System Maintenance

(Duration: 1h 59m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Backup and Restore
  3. Compression
  4. Algorithms
  5. Compressed File Types
  6. Compression Utilities
  7. GNU zip = gzip
  8. bzip2
  9. Compression via the GUI
  10. Demo- Compressing and Extracting Data
  11. Tape Archives
  12. Demo- Creating Archiving with tar
  13. cpio and find
  14. Demo- Backing Up with cpio
  15. Backup with dd
  16. Demo- Backing Up with dd
  17. Topic B: Scheduling Tasks
  18. Scheduling Commands
  19. The at Command
  20. Demo- Scheduling Commands with at
  21. The cron Command
  22. Sample crontab
  23. crontab run-parts Format
  24. Managing cron
  25. Demo- Scheduling a Job with cron
  26. Topic C: Performance Monitoring
  27. Monitoring Tools
  28. Demo- Installing the sysstat Package
  29. mpstat
  30. iostat
  31. Demo- Monitoring with mpstat and iostat
  32. System Activity Reporter
  33. Output of sar
  34. Demo- Monitoring System Activity with sar
  35. The uptime Command
  36. The free Command
  37. The top Command
  38. The vmstat Command
  39. Demo- Using the Memory Statistics Utilities
  40. Load Average
  41. Demo- Viewing the Load Average for Your Computer
  42. Topic D: Logging
  43. Log Files
  44. Demo- Viewing Logs
  45. System Logging Daemon
  46. Sample rsyslog.conf
  47. Logging Facilities
  48. Priorities
  49. Priority Notation
  50. Demo- Examining the syslog.conf File
  51. Log Rotation
  52. Sample logrotate.conf
  53. Demo- Examining Log Rotation
  54. Text Manipulation Commands
  55. grep
  56. head and tail sed
  57. Demo- Searching and Displaying Text Files
  58. awk
  59. Demo- Searching and Replacing with awk
  60. Unit 08 Review
  61. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 10 -File Sharing and Printing

(Duration: 43m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: Network File Resources
  3. NFS
  4. Demo- Enabling Local Name Resolution and Installing NFS
  5. NFS Server Configuration
  6. The exports File
  7. Computer Entries
  8. Options
  9. Demo- Configuring and Starting the NFS Server
  10. Mounting
  11. Demo- Mounting an NFS File System
  12. Managing NFS
  13. Demo- Managing Exports
  14. Topic B: Printing
  15. Printing
  16. LPD/LPR
  17. Application Specific
  18. CUPS
  19. CUPS Configuration
  20. GUI Tools
  21. More on Printing
  22. Demo- Creating a Printer in CUPS
  23. Printing Management
  24. Demo- Managing Printers
  25. Unit 10 Review
  26. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 12 -Security

(Duration: 57m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: System Security
  3. NIS
  4. NIS Roles
  5. PAM
  6. LDAP
  7. RADIUS
  8. RADIUS Benefits
  9. SELinux- Security Enhanced
  10. Changing Modes
  11. Demo- Examining SELinux
  12. User Tools
  13. Demo- Exploring User Management Commands
  14. Topic B: Network Security
  15. Routing and Firewalls
  16. Basic Routing Table
  17. Routing
  18. Large Network
  19. Modifying Routing Tables
  20. Demo- Examining Routing
  21. Traffic Filtering
  22. Configuring Chains and Rules
  23. iptables Command Parameters
  24. iptables Examples
  25. Demo- Configuring iptables
  26. Network Security Tools
  27. Nessus
  28. Intrusion Detection Systems
  29. Snort IDS
  30. HIDS
  31. Unit 12 Review
  32. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 14 -FTP and Email Services

(Duration: 44m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Topic A: FTP Services
  3. FTP
  4. Demo- Installing an FTP Server
  5. Configuration
  6. Demo- Configuring the FTP Server
  7. Security
  8. FTP Clients
  9. Active Mode
  10. Passive Mode Transfer Types
  11. Demo- Transferring Files with FTP
  12. Secure FTP
  13. SSH Daemon Configuration
  14. Key Generation
  15. Public Key Encryption
  16. Demo- Installing and Configuring the SSH Daemon
  17. Demo- Connecting via SSH
  18. Synchronizing Directories
  19. Topic B: Mail Services
  20. Electronic Mail
  21. Mail Clients
  22. Email Addresses
  23. Unit 14 Review
  24. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)
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