Exam Code LX0-103 and LX0-104
Unlike vendor-specific certifications, CompTIA Linux+ covers multiple distributions, validating skills that help prevent platform lock-in and that promote more flexible approaches to Linux system troubleshooting.
After passing the two exams required for certification, candidates will have mastered the following concepts:
The beta exam for the new CompTIA Linux+ (XK1-004) is available starting August 21 and available for a limited time only. The beta exam may close early so it is recommended for candidates to register and take the exam as soon as possible. The new CompTIA Linux+ only requires one exam for certification. It is a broad exam that thoroughly assess overall Linux knowledge, while focusing on the most highly relevant subject matter for IT professionals working in an enterprise environment. Click here to register for the Beta exam.
Note: The new Linux+ is not eligible any “two-for-one” offers with other organizations. Beta results will be sent to candidates upon launch of the final exam in April 2019.
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Determine and configure hardware settings and boot the system
Design and manage the hard disk and libraries
Work on the command line to manage files and processes
Create and manage partitions and filesystems
Write scripts and perform basic SQL data manipulation
Install and configure X11 and set up display managers
Manage user accounts and groups and automate system administration
Maintain and configure systems, and manage printing
Configure and troubleshoot system network settings and services, and configure client side DNS
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