CompTIA Linux + Certification Course (XK0-004)

Prepare yourself for the CompTIA Linux+ course — a highly-valued certification that includes existing foundation-level Linux knowledge with advanced level Linux administration knowledge to further your installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting skills.

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CompTIA Linux+ Certification is designed for IT professionals who use Linux for managing, configuring, troubleshooting and operating in a Linux environment as a huge number of organizations, enterprises, and companies use Linux in cybersecurity, cloud, web, and mobile administration applications. This certification course includes hardware & system configuration, system operation & maintenance, Linux troubleshooting & diagnostics, security, enterprise-level device management, automation, and scripting.


What you will learn

  • Hardware & System Configuration
  • System Operation & Maintenance
  • Security Measures and Operations
  • Linux Troubleshooting & Diagnostics
  • Automation & Scripting


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Career Options

The new CompTIA 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.

In the new CompTIA Linux+, candidates are only required to pass one exam for certification. However, the new certification is no longer eligible for the LPI 2-for-1 offer.

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Course Content

Performing Basic Linux Tasks (3 Lectures)

Identify the Linux Design Philosophy

Enter Shell Commands

Get Help with Linux

Managing Users and Groups (5 Lectures)

Assume Superuser Privileges

Create, Modify, and Delete Users

Create, Modify, and Delete Groups

Query Users and Groups

Configure Account Profiles

Managing Permissions and Ownership (4 Lectures)

Modify File and Directory Permissions

Modify File and Directory Ownership

Configure Special Permissions and Attributes

Troubleshoot Permissions Issues

Managing Storage (6 Lectures)

Create Partitions

Manage Logical Volumes

Mount File Systems

Manage File Systems

Navigate the Linux Directory Structure

Troubleshoot Storage Issues

Managing Files and Directories (5 Lectures)

Create and Edit Text Files

Search for Files

Perform Operations on Files and Directories

Process Text Files

Manipulate File Output

Managing Kernel Modules (6 Lectures)

Explore the Linux Kernel

Install and Configure Kernel Modules

Monitor Kernel Modules

Managing the Linux Boot Process

Configure Linux Boot Components

Configure GRUB 2

Managing System Components (5 Lectures)

Configure Localization Options

Configure GUIs

Manage Services

Troubleshoot Process Issues

Troubleshoot CPU and Memory Issues

Managing Devices (4 Lectures)

Identify the Types of Linux Devices

Configure Devices

Monitor Devices

Troubleshoot Hardware Issues

Managing Networking (6 Lectures)

Identify TCP/IP Fundamentals

Identify Linux Server Roles

Connect to a Network

Configure DHCP and DNS Client Services

Configure Cloud and Virtualization Technologies

Troubleshoot Networking Issues

Managing Packages and Software (7 Lectures)

Identify Package Managers

Manage RPM Packages with YUM

Manage Debian Packages with APT

Configure Repositories

Acquire Software

Build Software from Source Code

Troubleshoot Software Dependency Issues

Securing Linux Systems (6 Lectures)

Implement Cybersecurity Best Practices

Implement Identity and Access Management Methods

Configure SELinux or AppArmor

Configure Firewalls

Implement Logging Services

Back Up, Restore, and Verify Data

Working with Bash Scripts (4 Lectures)

Customize the Bash Shell Environment

Identify Scripting and Programming Fundamentals

Write and Execute a Simple Bash Script

Incorporate Control Statements in Bash Scripts

Automating Tasks (3 Lectures)

Schedule Jobs

Implement Version Control Using Git

Identify Orchestration Concepts

Installing Linux (2 Lectures)

Prepare for Linux Installation

Perform the Installation

Course Details

CompTIA Linux+ certification course incorporates the skills required for installation while supporting the operating system of Linux, which includes file permissions, user administration, fundamental management of Linux systems, and software configurations. CompTIA linux+ certified professionals can perform & execute day-to-day Linux maintenance tasks, can work at the Linux command line, and can assist Linux users effectively.

In this course, apprentices learn about the detailed concept of Linux, which includes

  • Installation and configuration of the Linux Operating System.
  • Design, configure, manage, and maintain Linux users and groups.
  • Understanding the networking configurations and protocols.
  • Utilizing SQL scripts and commands to manipulate data.
  • Creating, editing, locating, backups, and restoring data files in Linux.
  • Operating, managing, and navigating the Linux File-system and performing security tasks

Who should take this course?

The CompTIA Linux+ Certification is ideal for IT professionals who are already working or want to make a career as 

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


There are no particular prerequisites for the CompTIA Linux+ certification course, but Wissenhive recommends at least having one of the following:

  • 1 year of Linux administration experience or equivalent knowledge.
  • CompTIA A+ Certification
  • CompTIA Network+ Certification

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Training Options

Self-paced Training

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  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced eLearning content curated by industry experts
  • Hands-on projects to perfect the skills learnt
  • Simulation test papers for self-assessment
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

Live Virtual Classes

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One on One Training

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  • Blended learning delivery model (self-paced eLearning and/or instructor-led options)
  • Flexible pricing options
  • Enterprise grade Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Enterprise dashboards for individuals and teams
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

Exam & Certification

About the exam 

Candidates are encouraged to use this document to help prepare for CompTIA Linux+ XK0-004. CompTIA Linux+ measures the necessary skills of an IT professional with hands-on experience configuring, monitoring, and supporting servers running the Linux operating system. Successful candidates will have the knowledge required to configure, manage, operate, and troubleshoot a Linux environment by using security best practices, scripting, and automation.

Test Details

Required exam: XK0-004

Number of questions: Maximum of 90

Type of questions: Multiple choice and performance-based

Length of test: 90 minutes

Recommended experience: 9 – 12 months of hands-on experience configuring, monitoring, and supporting servers running the Linux OS

Passing score: TBD

CompTIA Linux + Certification Course (XK0-004)

Frequently Asked Questions

In the new CompTIA Linux+, candidates are only required to pass one exam for certification. However, the new certification is no longer eligible for the LPI 2-for-1 offer.

  • CompTIA Linux+ is the only job-focused Linux certification covering the latest foundational skills demanded by hiring managers.
  • Unlike other certifications, the new exam 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.

Passing score is TBD

To keep your certification up to date with CompTIA’s Continuing Education (CE) program. It’s designed to be a continued validation of your expertise and a tool to expand your skillset. It’s also the ace up your sleeve when you’re ready to take the next step in your career.


Yes! the exam voucher is included in the training package. 

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