CompTIA Linux+

The Official CompTIA® Linux+® courseware builds on your existing experience with systems operations and administration to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to configure, manage, operate, and troubleshoot a Linux environment by using security best practices, scripting, and automation. This course will also prepare you for the Exam XKO-004.


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Course Overview

CompTIA Linux+

Course Length:
5 Days
Hours: 40

CompTIA Linux+ is built to prepare you to configure and manage any kind of Linux deployment, be it for smartphones, kiosk machines, servers or supercomputers. The New Horizons Linux+ course teaches you everything you need to know in order to deploy anything from a singular Linux based technology all the way to implementing multiple organization wide Linux based solutions. This not only teaches you how to administer and manage Linux products, but also to engineer them specifically for your workplaces needs, and as there is no limit to what can be done or made with Linux, there is no limit to what you can do if you learn how to properly use it.  New Horizons certified instructors will ensure that you understand:  

  • Configuring kernel modules and network parameters, storage and cloud 
  • Implementing virtualization technologies 
  • Managing software and services 
  • Server roles and job scheduling 
  • Understand best practices for permissions and authentication 
  • Configure firewalls and file management 
  • Analyze system properties 
  • Troubleshoot user, application and hardware issues and provide diagnostics 
  • Execute basic BASH scripts and orchestration processes for automation 


CompTIAExam Code: XK0-004 

CompTIA Linux+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards. 

Target Audience

This course is designed for IT professionals whose primary job responsibility is the management of servers and other devices running the Linux operating system. A typical student in this course should have at least nine months of hands-on Linux experience and at least one and a half years of IT experience in other computing environments. The target student should wish to expand their skillset to support their career in Linux system administration and operation. This course is also designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA Linux+ certification and who want to prepare for Exam XK0-004. The Linux+ certification can validate the student's understanding and skill in configuring, monitoring, and supporting Linux systems.


To ensure your success in this course, you should have at least foundational experience with general systems administration procedures, some hands-on exposure to one or more Linux distributions, as well as knowledge of computing hardware and basic networking and cybersecurity concepts.

Career Oppurtunities

The CompTIA Linux+ Certification prepares you for the following positions: 

  • Linux Administrator 
  • Network Administrator 
  • Technical Support Specialist 
  • Web Administrator 
  • Systems Administrator 

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