Validate your knowledge of Linux systems

CompTIA Linux+ validates the competencies required of an early career system administrator supporting Linux systems

Aligned to the Latest Trends

Gain hands-on experience with configuring, monitoring, and supporting servers running the Linux operating system

The Industry Standard

Linux+ is the only job-focused Linux certification covering the latest foundational skills demanded by hiring managers

More choose Linux+

The exam covers tasks associated with all major distributions of Linux, setting the foundation for advanced knowledge

Advance your career in Linux administration

CompTIA Linux+ covers common tasks in major distributions of Linux, including the Linux command line, basic maintenance, installing and configuring workstations, and networking.

The CompTIA Linux+ certification 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.

CompTIA Linux+ validates the skills of IT professionals with hands-on experience configuring, monitoring, and supporting servers running the Linux operating system. 

The exam has an increased focus on the following topics: security, kernel modules, storage & virtualization, device management at an enterprise level, git & automation, networking & firewalls, server side & command line, server (vs. client-based) coverage, troubleshooting and SELinux.

What Skills Will You Learn?

How to configure kernel modules, network parameters, storage, cloud and virtualization technologies

Best practices for permissions and authentication, firewalls, and file management.

Techniques to manage software and services, and explain server roles, job scheduling, and the use and operation of Linux devices

How to analyze system processes and troubleshoot hardware issues

How to execute basic BASH scripts, version control using Git, and orchestration processes

Common tasks in major distributions of Linux

Methods for installing and configuring workstations, and networking

Techniques to analyze system properties and troubleshoot user and application issues

The average salary for Linux+ certified professionals in the United States is $69,000 a year!

Jobs That Require or Benefit from a Linux+ Certificate

  • Linux Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Public Accounting Auditor
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • IT Manager
  • Web Administrator
  • IT Consultant
  • Systems Administrator

Learn From the Comfort of Your Home

Self Paced Training

  • CompTIA Integrated Labs for Linux+ (XK0-004)
  • CompTIA Practice for Linux+ (XK0-004)
  • The Official CompTIA Linux+ Self-Paced Study Guide (Exam XK0-004)

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