CompTIA Linux+ is a job-focused certification for early career systems administrators supporting Linux systems. It validates the competencies required of an early career supporting Linux systems. Here are the key points about this certification:

Differentiate Yourself With Linux+:
CompTIA Linux+ is the only job-focused Linux certification covering the latest foundational skills demanded by hiring managers.
Gain hands-on Linux skills through performance-based and multiple-choice questions that prove your ability to think on your feet.
Learn all major distributions of Linux, setting the foundation for vendor/distro-specific knowledge.
Skills You’ll Learn:
System Management: Configure and manage software, storage, processes, and services.
Security: Understand best practices for permissions, authentication, firewalls, and file management.
Scripting, Containers, and Automation: Create simple shell scripts, execute basic BASH scripts, use Git for version control, and understand orchestration processes.
Troubleshooting: Analyze system properties, troubleshoot user, application, and hardware issues.
Jobs You Can Land With CompTIA Linux+:
Penetration Tester
Cybersecurity Engineer
Data Architect
Solution Architect
Linux Engineer
Network Administrator
Web Administrator
Server Administrator
Exam Details:
Exam Code: XK0-005 (new version)
Launch Date: July 12, 2022
Number of Questions: Maximum of 90 questions
Question Types: Multiple-choice and performance-based
Test Duration: 90 minutes
Passing Score: 720 (on a scale of 100 to 900)
Recommended Experience: 12 months of hands-on experience working with Linux servers. CompTIA A+, Network+, and Server+ are recommended.
Languages: English, Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish
Retirement: Usually three years after launch
Testing Provider: Pearson VUE Testing Centers (also available online
Certification: Linux+
Training Center: ICS
Course Hours: 60
Product: CompTIA
Job Role: Administrator
Certification Exam: XK0-005
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Last Updated: 8 May 2024
Course Price: $2,999.99
Course Price with Credit Card: $3,119.99
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