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CompTIA Linux Plus

time8.5 Hours
ceu9 CEU/CPE
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CompTIA Linux Plus
Course Intro
Cybrary offers free CompTIA Linux+ training for cyber security professionals who are interested in becoming more proficient at working with Linux. This is increasingly beneficial as more companies are using Linux operating systems.
Course Description

What is CompTIA Linux+?

Linux is a flexible, open-source, low-cost platform favored for its ease of use in virtualization and cloud-based applications. More organizations are adopting Linux into their enterprise, and thus the need for certified employees is growing. Our free, self-paced online training prepares students with the knowledge to become a CompTIA certified expert, spanning a curriculum that covers maintenance tasks, user assistance and installation and configuration.

If you are a technician with six months (or more) experience installing, operating and maintaining Linux systems, this course will help you to meet the certification requirements and prepare for the exam by providing you with a broad awareness of Linux operating systems. Individuals who hold this certification show employers that they demonstrate a critical knowledge of installation, operation, administration and troubleshooting devices.

System administrators, junior network administrators, database administrators and web administrators can all benefit from this certification. A certification can definitely provide several new opportunities for growing IT and Cyber Security professionals. The demand for skilled professionals who can help their organization transition to open-source platforms are steadily increasing.

What will I learn?

Key topics-

  • System architecture
  • Linux installation & package management
  • GNU & Unix commands
  • Filesystems, and file structures
  • Shell scripting and data management
  • User interfaces and desktops
  • Administrative tasks
  • Essential system services
  • Networking fundamentals

Skills covered-

  • Determine and configure hardware settings and boot the system
  • Design and manage the hard disk and libraries
  • Work on the command line to manage files and processes
  • Create and manage partitions and filesystems
  • Write scripts and perform basic SQL data manipulation
  • Install and configure X11 and set up display managers
  • Manage user accounts and groups and automate system administration
  • Maintain and configure systems, and manage printing
  • Configure and troubleshoot system network settings and services, and configure client side DNS

Related Jobs-

Are you hoping to become a penetration tester? Would you like to become a network engineer? This course could take you one more step down your career path toward your goal. Sign up for Cybrary’s Career Path program today! 


What is CompTIA Linux+ training?

The main objective of the CompTIA Linux+ training from Cybrary is to equip you with the knowledge and skills to feel comfortable operating and maintaining Linux systems. Linux is frequently used in virtualization and cloud-based applications because the platform is low-cost, open-source, and flexible. As a result, many organizations are making the switch to Linux.


What is involved in the Linux security training from Cybrary?

To fully prepare you to work with Linux systems, the comprehensive training course will address various facets of this important technology. Some of the key topics that will be covered in the Linux Plus training include:

  • Administrative tasks
  • Essential system services
  • Filesystems and file structures
  • GNU and Unix commands
  • Linux installation and package management
  • Networking fundamentals
  • Shell scripting and data management
  • System architecture
  • User interfaces and desktops

The Linux+ course is divided into four modules, and each section offers professional training on essential tasks. There are several specific skills that you can expect to learn through this course, including:

  • Determining and configuring hardware settings
  • Designing a hard disk layout
  • Booting the system and installing a boot manager
  • Using Debian, RPM, and YUM package management
  • Working on command lines
  • Processing text streams using filters
  • Creating partitions and file systems
  • Handling file permissions and ownership
  • Configuring and troubleshooting system network settings


Where can I take the CompTIA Linux+ training?

One of the most pressing details of any cyber security training is figuring out where and when to complete the course. Whether you currently have a full-time job or have a packed schedule full of other commitments, Cybrary makes it easy for you to continue your education. For your convenience, this Linux Plus certification training can all be completed online. This gives you the freedom to work on this course without having to disrupt the rest of your life.


How much does this CompTIA Linux+ training cost?

Another perk of completing this course through Cybrary is that all the training is absolutely free. When you are looking to begin or further your career in cyber security, the last thing you want to do is spend a ton of money on various classes. Cybrary wants to make it easy for you to achieve your goals.

The CompTIA Linux+ training includes four modules to help you master the topic, a CompTIA Linux+ study guide, and a Linux Plus practice exam. There are also free CompTIA Linux+ training videos for you to watch for further clarification on topics. At no cost to you, Cybrary provides you with everything you need to prepare for this certification.


How do I know if this free Linux+ training is for me?

First, it is important to recognize that the CompTIA Linux+ training from Cybrary is a beginner course. So even if you are just starting out in the cyber security industry, this is an educational opportunity that can still be beneficial and impactful for you. Additionally, it is also important to think about where you want to take your career. For instance, if you are considering a path as a security engineer, system administrator, network engineer, or technical support specialist, then the information found in this course is highly relevant to the work done in these positions.

Most importantly, you need to think about your lifestyle. If you need a training option that is flexible and does not come with a high price tag, then the Linux security training from Cybrary could be the perfect option for you.


How long will it take to complete the course?

The CompTIA Linux Plus course should take about 14 hours to complete. However, you can split this up however it works best for your schedule. Whether you want to go through all the modules in one weekend or tackle everything over the course of a month, you have the flexibility to review the material and Linux Plus study guide as it fits into your schedule and lifestyle.

Complete this course and earn a CompTIA Linux Plus Certificate of Completion
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