Introduction to the CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-005) Certification

By Andrew Mallett

If you are interested in gaining a professional Linux certification, CompTIA Linux + is a popular first choice. This course will teach you about the Linux+ exam and why the certification is so good.

30 minutes
  • 6 Lessons

About the course

In a modern IT role, you have to be multi-skilled, just knowing Linux is not enough. In this course, Introduction to the CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-005) Certification, you’ll learn to manage various Linux distributions but crucially you will also learn much of the DevOps toolset. First, you’ll explore Linux administration. Next, you’ll discover Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and tools such as Ansible, Puppet, and Terraform. Finally, you’ll learn how to troubleshoot Linux. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Linux and DevOps needed to pass the CompTIA Linux+ XK0-005 exam.

Recommended order of completion:

  • Introduction to the CompTIA Linux+ (XK0-005) Certification
  • CompTIA Linux+: System Management
  • CompTIA Linux+: Security
  • CompTIA Linux+: Scripting, Containers, and Automation
  • CompTIA Linux+: Troubleshooting
  • Chapter 1 3 Lessons CompTIA and the Linux Exam 11:36

    Welcome to Linux and CompTIA


    CompTIA Certifications


    The Linux Certification

  • Chapter 2 3 Lessons Studying and Taking the Exam 16:14

    How to Study and Book for the Exam


    Booking the Exam


    Summary and Good Luck


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