CompTIA Linux+ XKO-005

Excel as a Linux system administrator and pass the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam with this comprehensive course. Enjoy the flexibility of exploring selective module topics that include hardware and system configuration, troubleshooting, and automation.

Course Content

Kubernetes Container Orchestration


Containers and Orchestration Concepts
K8s and Use Cases


Containers and Orchestration Concepts
Container Image Operations


Containers and Orchestration Concepts
Container Operations


Containers and Orchestration Concepts
Docker Installation


Containers and Orchestration Concepts
Container Packages


Containers and Orchestration Concepts
Advanced Git Commands


Version Control in Git
Basic Git Commands (Demo)


Version Control in Git
Git Initialization (Demo)


Version Control in Git
Git Installation (Demo)


Version Control in Git
Looping in BASH


BASH Scripting
Condition Tests


BASH Scripting
Exit Codes


BASH Scripting
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 the Linux operating system into their enterprise, and thus the need for certified employees is growing.

Our self-paced online Linux+ 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 demonstrate 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.There is an increasing demand for skilled professionals who can help their organization transition to open-source platforms. This Linux+ certification can provide new opportunities for rising IT and cybersecurity professionals.

What Will I Learn in This CompTIA Linux+ Course?

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
  • Containers
  • Overlay networks
  • Version control with Git
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • Skills covered:

  • Explain and configure the Linux boot process
  • Work with kernel modules
  • Manage and configure network connections
  • Configure storage in Linux
  • Understand cloud and virtualization concepts
  • Set time, time zones, and other localization
  • Handle installation, update, and removal of software
  • Create, modify, and delete users and groups; understand user types
  • Understand file creation, text processing, and output redirection
  • Control services using systems and/or SysVInit
  • Describe and explain the roles of Linux servers
  • Automate job scheduling
  • Detail operation of Linux devices
  • Know Graphical User Interfaces, remote desktop, console redirection, and accessibility
  • Manage file and directory permissions
  • Work with context-based Linux permissions in SELinux and AppArmor
  • Understand and configure privilege escalation
  • Implement and configure access and authentication methods
  • Identify and configure Linux security best practices
  • Configure logging services
  • Enable and configure Linux firewalls
  • Backup, restore, and compress files and directories
  • Resolve issues by analyzing system properties
  • Optimize performance by analyzing system processes
  • Troubleshoot common user, application, and hardware issues
  • Create, deploy, and execute basic BASH scripts
  • Perform version control processes in Git
  • Understand orchestration concepts and processes
  • Related Jobs:

  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Network Engineer
  • System Administrator
  • Security Engineer
  • What is CompTIA Linux+ Certification Training?

    The main objective of the CompTIA Linux+ online training from Cybrary is to equip you with the knowledge and skills to feel comfortable operating and maintaining Linux systems. The course is also useful for certification exam prep. Cybrary's instructor-led training will cover all the topics that are on the official certification exam, so you can be prepared to earn your Linux+ certification.

    What is Involved in the Linux Plus Security Training from Cybrary?

    This comprehensive training course will fully prepare you to work with Linux systems. Some of the key topics 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 27 modules, and each section offers professional training and demonstrations on essential tasks. You will learn these specific skills:

  • Determining and configuring hardware settings
  • Designing a hard disk layout
  • Booting the Linux system and installing a boot manager
  • Using Debian, RPM, and YUM package management
  • Working with the Linux command line
  • Processing text streams using filters
  • Creating partitions and Linux filesystems
  • Handling file permissions and ownership
  • Configuring and troubleshooting system network settings
  • Where Can I Take the CompTIA Linux+ Certification 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, you can complete all of this Linux Plus certification training d online. This gives you the freedom to study at your own pace.

    How Long Will it Take to Complete the Linux Plus Course?

    This CompTIA Linux Plus course should take about 21 hours to complete. However, you can watch the bite-sized lessons that comprise this course on your own 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 as it fits into your schedule and lifestyle.

    This course is part of a Career Path:
    System Administrator Certification, Training & Career Path
    The System Administrator Career Path is the perfect starting point for professionals with little background in IT or cybersecurity. Build your foundation of knowledge, skills, and abilities that will launch you into your next industry position.

    Instructed by

    Rob Goelz

    I actually started out as a teaching assistant with Cybrary back in 2019. I was drawn to the platform because it offered so much security training that I couldn’t find anywhere else. I really needed to get training on Security+ to obtain that certification, and becoming a TA allowed me access to the Cybrary platform. Eventually, I became a Sr. TA, and was able to guide, mentor, and onboard new teaching assistants. Later, I had an opportunity to become a quality assurance team member, ensuring that courses meet the standards of the Cybrary platform and will help Cybrary members learn and grow in their careers. When the opportunity came to become an instructor I jumped at the chance and was thrilled to be considered.

    I have been working on the CompTIA Linux+ course, based on the new exam objectives - the XK0-004 exam. To say it has been a labor of love is an understatement. I have truly enjoyed working on this course and growing as an instructor. This Linux+ course is quite large, so we broke it into two parts. But this is because CompTIA Linux+ has been completely revamped and reimagined from what it was back when I originally took the exam in 2015. This course covers all that expanded ground. I made it a priority to map the lessons to the specific learning objectives on the CompTIA Linux+ exam blueprint. Students will also be provided with additional reference material and suggested reading should they wish to dig deeper into the content than what is strictly necessary for the exam.

    As an instructor I’ve found the course content to be challenging and rewarding. It has helped reinforce my understanding, and the emerging concepts such as containers, Git, and Infrastructure as Code have been awesome to explore and explain. I hope Cybrarians enjoy this course as much as I have enjoyed creating it!

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    Certificate of Completion

    Complete this entire course to earn a CompTIA Linux+ XKO-005 Certificate of Completion