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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.
Linux+ validates the competencies required of an early career system administrator supporting Linux systems. Linux+ is the only job-focused Linux certification covering the latest foundational skills demanded by hiring managers.

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About The Exam

CompTIA Linux+ validates the skills of IT professionals with hands-on experience configuring, monitoring, and supporting servers running the Linux operating system. The new exam has an increased focus on the following topics: security, kernel modules, storage & visualization, device management at an enterprise level, git & automation, networking & firewalls, server side & command line, server (vs. client-based) coverage, troubleshooting and SELinux.

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Global certification for the skills required to pursue an IT career.

Linux+ Exam Voucher – The exam covers tasks associated with all major distributions of Linux, setting the foundation for advanced vendor/distro-specific knowledge.

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Whenever you're bidding on projects in the federal sector, certifications mean a lot. We're looked on more favorably than competitors who don't have certifications.

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Additional Exam Details

Exam Codes LX0-103 & LX0-104 XK0-004
Launch Date 2015 April 2, 2019
Exam Description 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. CompTIA Linux+ validates the skills of IT professionals with hands-on experience configuring, monitoring, and supporting servers running the Linux operating system. The new exam has an increased focus on the following topics: security, kernel modules, storage & visualization, device management at an enterprise level, git & automation, networking & firewalls, server side & command line, server (vs. client-based) coverage, troubleshooting and SELinux.
Number of Questions 60 questions per exam 90 questions
Type of Questions Multiple Choice (Single Response), Multiple Response and Fill-in-the-Blank Performance-based, Multiple Choice (Single Response), Multiple Response and Fill-in-the-Blank
Length of Test 90 minutes per exam 90 Minutes
Passing Score 500 (on a scale of 200 to 800) 720 (on a scale of 100 to 900)
Recommended Experience CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and 12 months of Linux admin experience CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and 12 months of Linux admin experience
Languages English, German, Portuguese, Spanish English (at launch). Japanese, German, Portuguese and Spanish (coming soon)
Price $219 USD per exam ($438 total) $319 USD