Course Code: GES362
Receive an introduction to building labs and learn the fundamentals of CompTIA Linux+. Understand the system’s navigation and commands. Cover how to process text using filters, viewing commands, and sed syntax.
Overview using RPM and how to manage software. Use Cpio, Debian, and apt cache. Understand Debian tools and how to manage shared libraries.
Configure hardware, devices, USB, and hard disk. Learn how to create a file system, as well as how to manage files and file archiving commands. Manage file ownership, disk quotas, and directories and content.
Learn how to boot and reboot Linux. Understand the boot process, manage runlevel services, and edit with Vi. Begin learning about X Windows Systems, including configuration options, managing GUI logins, and accessibility.
Master best administering practices including modifying account configuration, adding groups, reviewing log file contents, and maintaining system time. You’ll also cover basic networking, networking addressing, network ports, and connectivity.
Understand scripts, email, and databases. Write scripts, manage email, and manage data with SQL. Learn about best security practices, including controlling access via TCP wrappers, configuring Xinetd, tools for managing passwords, and controlling SSH access.
Dean R. Bushmiller has had fun for the past 20 years learning and teaching everything he can in technology and security. His consulting experience in accounting systems, inventory control, migrations, and patch management has breathed life into his 12 years in the classroom. Dean is a courseware developer who specializes in the CISSP and security training. He is the lead instructor for Expanding Security and teaches online as his main job. As a non-military person, he is a proud recipient of six mission coins. Dean has taught more than 1000 classes with a lifetime approval rating of +90% on topics of: CISSP, including: SOX, PCI-DSS, digital rights management, data loss prevention, incident handling, auditing for compliance, penetration testing, patch management, networking, architecture, migration, certification, and administration.
Skills, knowledge, experience, software and computer orientation required prior to enrollment.
Recommended Experience to take the CompTIA Linux+ Certification exams: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and 12 months of Linux admin experience.
For CompTIA Linux+ exam certification requirements please click here.
This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with the Windows 2000 and later operating systems and any browsers.
There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection and e-mail account. We recommend that you use the latest version of the browser you choose.
The materials for this program are all available online.
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All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. When you register, you’ll receive six (6) months to complete the program.
The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.
No. Instructors may make books recommendations, however, any book purchases will be at the student's own expense.
ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. In addition, you will receive exam vouchers for the CompTIA Linux + (LX0-103 & LX0-104) exams after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.
ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
Each student is paired with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.
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Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.
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This program will prepare you for the CompTIA Linux+ exam and you will receive an exam voucher after successful completion of the program and financial obligation. For CompTIA Linux+ exam certification requirements please click here.