• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Linux+ is for the IT pro who will use Linux to manage everything from cars and smartphones to servers and supercomputers, as a vast number of enterprises use Linux in cloud, cybersecurity, mobile and web administration applications. Linux+ is the only job-focused Linux certification covering the latest foundational skills demanded by hiring managers. Linux+ includes performance-based and multiple-choice questions to identify the employees who can do the job. The exam covers tasks associated with all major distributions of Linux, setting the foundation for advanced vendor/distro-specific knowledge. Linux+ covers common tasks in major distributions of Linux, including the Linux command line, basic maintenance, installing and configuring workstations, and networking.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: • Manage hardware and configure systems, including understanding of Linux boot process concepts, kernel modules, network connection parameters, managing storage, cloud and virtualization technologies, and localization options – all within in a Linux environment. • Operate and maintain systems, including software operations, managing users and groups, working with files, and managing services. Additionally, candidates will be able to explain server roles, automate and schedule jobs, use and operate Linux devices, and compare and contrast Linux graphical user interfaces. • Apply security topics such as user/group permissions and ownership, access and authentication methods, best practices, logging services, Linux firewalls, and file backup, restoration, and compression. • Troubleshoot and diagnose Linux issues, including system properties, user issues, application, and hardware issues. • Demonstrate automation and scripting skills, including basic BASH scripts, version control using GIT, and orchestration processes and concepts

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Network Services