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Linux+ Certification Training, IT-O 856

About this Course: 

Students learn to set up and configure an industry–standard open source operating system including system installation and basic system administration, system architecture, package management, command line commands, devices, filer systems, and the file system hierarchy standard. Also addressed are applications, shells, scripting and data management, user interfaces and desktops, administrative tasks, essential system services, networking fundamentals and security, as well as support issues for open source software. Multiple distributions are covered with emphasis on the two leading major distribution forks.




Good PC skills and an interest in system administration.

Course Outline: 

Installing Linux
Linux file systems
Managing and administering file systems
Advanced installation issues
Linux command line: the BASH Shell
System initialization and X Windows
Managing Linux services and processes
Linux system administration: root
Software installation and system backup
Networking Linux
Configuring and using network services
Linux troubleshooting and security
Linux, virtualization, and the cloud

Expected Outcomes: 

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Install, configure and administer an industry-standard distribution of the Linux operating system
  • Troubleshoot and resolve Linux installation problems and common system problems
  • Use and administer Linux as both a server and desktop operating system
  • Demonstrate foundation knowledge of the Linux operating system

Grading Details: 

Grading/CEU award for this course includes assignments, exams, quizzes and labs.