CompTIA Linux Plus Certification (Exam XK0-005)

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5 Days

This course is intended for

This course is suited for these roles:
Linux Administrator
Junior Cloud Engineer
Junior DevOps Support Engineer
Technical Support Specialist
Systems Administrator
Network Administrator
Web Administrator/ Developer
Cybersecurity Engineer
Linux Engineer


After course completion, you will be able to
Describe history and features of Linux
Manage files and directories
Describe foundational concepts of documentation
Desbribe foundational concepts of troubleshooting
Implement identity management
Configure and execute remote connectivity for system management
Analyze and troubleshoot user access and file permissions
Apply the appropriate access controls
Create simple shell scripts to automate common tasks
Build and install software
Manage software configurations
Summarize Linux fundamentals
Use the appropriate networking tools or configuration files
Analyze and troubleshoot storage issues
Analyze and troubleshoot central processing unit (CPU) and memory issues
Configure and use the appropriate processes and services
Use of security best practices in a Linux environment
Use systemd to diagnose and resolve common problems with a Linux system
Analyze and troubleshoot network resource issues
Implement and configure firewalls
Summarize common infrastructure as code technologies
Perform basic version control using Git
Perform basic container operations
Summarize container, cloud, and orchestration concepts


CompTIA Linux+ validates the skills administrators need to secure the enterprise, power the cloud and keep systems running. The new certification ensures that IT professionals, software developers, cybersecurity engineers and penetration testers have these necessary skills to support today’s tech systems. This course will prepare you to take the Linux+ Certification Exam (XK0-005). This course may earn you a Credly badge.

Lesson 1: Introducing Linux
  • Topic 1A: Identify Linux Characteristics
  • Topic 1B: Understand Bash Interaction with Linux
  • Topic 1C: Use Help in Linux
  • Topic 1D: Identify the Linux Troubleshooting Methodology
Lesson 2: Administering Users and Groups
  • Topic 2A: Manage User Accounts
  • Topic 2B: Manage Group Accounts
  • Topic 2C: Configure Privilege Escalation
  • Topic 2D: Troubleshoot User and Group Issues
Lesson 3: Configuring Permissions
  • Topic 3A: Configure Standard Linux Permissions
  • Topic 3B: Configure Special Linux Permissions
  • Topic 3C: Configure Access Control Lists
Lesson 4: Implementing File Management
  • Topic 4A: Understand the Linux File System
  • Topic 4B: Use File Management Commands
  • Topic 4C: Find File Locations
Lesson 5: Authoring Text Files
  • Topic 5A: Edit Text Files
  • Topic 5B: Manage Text Files
Lesson 6: Managing Software
  • Topic 6A: Understand Software Management
  • Topic 6B: Manage RPM Software Packages and Repositories
  • Topic 6C: Manage Debian-based Software Packages and Repositories
  • Topic 6D: Compile from Source Code
  • Topic 6E: Acquire Software
  • Topic 6F: Run Software in a Sandbox
Lesson 7: Administering Storage
  • Topic 7A: Understand Storage
  • Topic 7B: Deploy Storage
  • Topic 7C: Manage Other Storage Options
  • Topic 7D:Troubleshoot Storage
Lesson 8: Managing Devices, Processes, Memory, and the Kernel
  • Topic 8A: Gather Hardware Information
  • Topic 8B: Manage Processes
  • Topic 8C: Manage Memory
  • Topic 8D: Manage the Linux Kernel
Lesson 9: Managing Services
  • Topic 9A: Manage System Services
  • Topic 9B: Configure Common System Services
  • Topic 9C: Configure Localization Settings
Lesson 10: Configuring Network Settings
  • Topic 10A: Understand Network Fundamentals
  • Topic 10B: Manage Network Settings
  • Topic 10C: Configure Remote Administrative Access
  • Topic 10D: Troubleshoot the Network
Lesson 11: Configuring Network Security
  • Topic 11A: Configure the Firewall
  • Topic 11B: Monitor Network Traffic
Lesson 12: Managing Linux Security
  • Topic 12A: Harden a Linux System
  • Topic 12B: Manage Certificates
  • Topic 12C: Understand Authentication
  • Topic 12D: Configure SELinux or AppArmor
Lesson 13: Implementing Simple Scripts
  • Topic 13A: Understand Bash Scripting Basics
  • Topic 13B: Use Shell Script Elements
  • Topic 13C: Implement Scripts with Logical Controls
Lesson 14: Using Infrastructure as Code
  • Topic 14A: Understand Infrastructure as Code
  • Topic 14B: Implement Orchestration
  • Topic 14C: Manage Version Control with Git
Lesson 15: Managing Containers in Linux
  • Topic 15A: Understand Containers
  • Topic 15B: Deploy Containers
  • Topic 15C: Understand Virtualization Concepts
Lesson 16: Installing Linux
  • Topic 16A: The Linux Boot Process
  • Topic 16B: Modify Boot Settings
  • Topic 16C: Deploy Linux

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