CompTIA Linux+ Courses

CompTIA Linux+ Courses in Cape Town


Audience Profile
Those responsible for the design, support and maintenance of new and existing Linux systems benefit from this course.

About this Course
CompTIA Linux+ covers common tasks in major distributions of Linux, including the Linux command line, basic maintenance, installing and configuring workstations, and networking. Linux+ is comprised of two exams - LX0-103 and LX0-104. Candidates must pass LX0-103 before taking LX0-104. 2KO is an IT consulting and training company, offering both business services and multi-platform training. 2KO Africa's wide range of computer courses are available as full time classes, or as online learning..


Course Contents
System Architecture
Determine and Configure hardware settings
Boot the System
Change runlevels / boot targets and shutdown or reboot system


Linux Installation and Package Management
Design hard disk layout.
Install a boot manager.
Manage shared libraries.
Use Debian package management.
Use RPM and YUM package management.

GNU and Unix Commands
Work on the command line.
Process text streams using filters.
Perform basic file management.
Use streams, pipes and redirects.
Create, monitor and kill processes.
Modify process execution priorities.
Search text files using regular expressions.
Perform basic file editing operations using vi.

Devices, Linux Filesystems, Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
Create partitions and filesystems.
Maintain the integrity of filesystems.
Control mounting and unmounting of filesystems
. Manage disk quotas.
Manage file permissions and ownership.
Create and change hard and symbolic links.
Find system files and place files in the correct location.

Shells, Scripting and Data Management
Customize and use the shell environment.
Customize or write simple scripts.
SQL data management

User Interfaces and Desktops
Install and configure X11.
Setup a display manager.

Administrative Tasks
Manage user and group accounts and related system files.
Automate system administration tasks by scheduling jobs.
Localisation and internationalisation.

Essential System Services
Maintain system time.
System logging
Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) basics.
Manage printers and printing.

Networking Fundamentals
Fundamentals of internet protocols.
Basic network configuration
Basic network troubleshooting.
Configure client side DNS.

Perform security administration tasks.
Setup host security.
Securing data with encryption.