The CompTIA Linux+ Certification course 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 is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems, who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of Linux concepts and skills to prepare for a career in Linux support or administration, or to prepare for the CompTIA Linux+ certification, 2004 objectives (exam number XK0-002). A typical student in the CompTIA Linux+ Certification course should have at least 6 to 12 months of Linux experience.
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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 the CompTIA Linux+ certification examination, 2004 objectives (exam number XK0-002).
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Investigate information about Linux that can help you prepare for supporting Linux users and machines.
- Work with user and group accounts.
- Work with the Linux filesystem.
- Manipulate various types of Linux files.
- Change ownership and permissions for Linux files and directories.
- Work with Linux printing services.
- Work with Linux packages.
- Work with many of the configuration files and commands that make up the Linux environment.
- Work with jobs and processes.
- Compare the services critical to running the Linux operating system to those services that can be run to enhance or expand system performance.
- Configure Linux services related to Internet use.
- Configure Linux services for providing users with network connectivity.
- Investigate basic security issues in Linux.
- Work with the hardware commonly associated with Linux machines.
- Install the Linux operating system.