CompTIA’s Linux + certification certifies professionals having technical knowledge in basic installation, operation, and troubleshooting of Linux operating systems. The XK0-002 test measures the skills and knowledge of the candidates who can explain fundamental open source resources/licenses, demonstrate knowledge of user administration, understand file permissions/software configurations, and manage local storage devices and network protocols.
The XK0-002 test assumes that the candidates appearing for the exam have at least six months of practical Linux experience. Before taking the XK0-002 test, you should practice the following:
- Install all system hardware required and check its compatibility with Linux Distribution.
- Create partitions.
- Configure various file systems.
- Mount and un-mount file systems.
- Install the Linux operating system.
- Create files and directories using CLI commands.
- Perform backups and restore.
- Execute and kill processes.
- Create and modify user and group accounts.
- Change ownership.
- Schedule jobs using AT and CRON.
- Configure APACHE.
- Implement security auditing for files and authentication.