AT606 - CompTIA Linux+® Certification

You will acquire the skills needed to install and support one or more distributions of the Linux operating system and learn information and skills that will be helpful as you prepare for CompTIA® Linux+™ Powered by LPI exams (Exam Codes: LX0–101 and LX0–102).

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To ensure your success, we recommend you first take the following Element K courses or have equivalent knowledge:
  • UNIX and Linux: Fundamentals
  • UNIX and Linux: Advanced User

Detailed Class Syllabus

Lesson 1: Familiarizing Yourself with Linux

Topic 1A: Review the History and Development of Linux
Topic 1B: Enter Shell Commands
Topic 1C: Get Help Using Linux
Topic 1D: Start and Stop Linux

Lesson 2: Managing User and Group Accounts

Topic 2A: Create User and Group Accounts
Topic 2B: Configure User Profiles
Topic 2C: Manage User and Group Accounts

Lesson 3: Managing Partitions and the Linux Filesystem

Topic 3A: Create Partitions
Topic 3B: Navigate through the Linux Filesystem
Topic 3C: Manage the Filesystem
Topic 3D: Maintain the Filesystem

Lesson 4: Managing Files in Linux

Topic 4A: Create and Edit Files
Topic 4B: Locate Files
Topic 4C: Link Files
Topic 4D: Back Up and Restore Files
Topic 4E: Manage Databases Using MySQL

Lesson 5: Working with Linux Permissions and Ownership

Topic 5A: Modify File and Directory Permissions
Topic 5B: Modify Default Permissions
Topic 5C: Modify File and Directory Ownership
Topic 5D: Set Advanced Permissions

Lesson 6: Printing Files

Topic 6A: Configure a Local Printer
Topic 6B: Print Files
Topic 6C: Manage Print Jobs and Queues
Topic 6D: Configure Remote Printing

Lesson 7: Managing Packages

Topic 7A: Manage Packages Using RPM
Topic 7B: Verify Packages
Topic 7C: Upgrade Packages
Topic 7D: Configure Repositories
Topic 7E: Manage Packages Using YUM
Topic 7F: Manage Packages Using the Debian Package Manager
Topic 7G: Manage Packages Using Source Files
Topic 7H: Manage Shared Libraries

Lesson 8: Managing Kernel Services

Topic 8A: Explore the Linux Kernel
Topic 8B: Customize Kernel Modules
Topic 8C: Create an initrd Image
Topic 8D: Manage Device Drivers
Topic 8E: Monitor Hardware Devices
Topic 8F: Monitor Processes and Resources

Lesson 9: Working with the Bash Shell and Shell Scripts

Topic 9A: Perform Basic Bash Shell Operations
Topic 9B: Introduction to Shell Scripting
Topic 9C: Customize the Bash Shell
Topic 9D: Redirect Standard Input and Output
Topic 9E: Use Control Statements in Shell Scripts

Lesson 10: Managing Jobs and Processes

Topic 10A: Manage Jobs and Background Processes
Topic 10B: Manage Processes Using the Process Table
Topic 10C: Examine Delayed and Detached Jobs
Topic 10D: Schedule Jobs
Topic 10E: Maintain the System Time

Lesson 11: Managing System Services

Topic 11A: Configure System Services
Topic 11B: Monitor System Logs
Topic 11C: Configure SELinux

Lesson 12: Configuring Network Services

Topic 12A: Connect to a Network
Topic 12B: Configure Routes
Topic 12C: Configure Client Network Services
Topic 12D: Manage Remote Network Systems

Lesson 13: Configuring Basic Internet Services

Topic 13A: Configure Email Services
Topic 13B: Control Internet Services

Lesson 14: Securing Linux

Topic 14A: Examine the Basics of System Security
Topic 14B: Secure User Accounts
Topic 14C: Enable Firewall Functionality
Topic 14D: Implement Security Auditing
Topic 14E: Detect Intrusion

Lesson 15: Managing Hardware

Topic 15A: Identify Common Hardware Components and Resources
Topic 15B: Configure Removable Hardware
Topic 15C: Configure Disk Quotas

Lesson 16: Troubleshooting Linux Systems

Topic 16A: Troubleshoot System-Based Issues
Topic 16B: Troubleshoot Hardware Issues
Topic 16C: Troubleshoot Network Connection and Security Issues

Lesson 17: Installing Linux

Topic 17A: Prepare for Installation
Topic 17B: Identify Phases of the Linux Boot Sequence
Topic 17C: Configure GRUB
Topic 17D: Install the Operating System
Topic 17E: Perform Post-Installation Tasks

Lesson 18: Configuring the GUI

Topic 18A: Implement X
Topic 18B: Customize the Display Manager
Topic 18C: Customize the Window Environment
Topic 18D: Enable Accessibility Settings in Linux