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Linux+ Powered by LPI - Exam 1 & 2 (Course & Lab)

ISBN : 9781616915858

Gain hands-on expertise in CompTIA Linux+ LX0-103 & LX0-104 certification exam with Linux+ Powered by LPI - Exam 1 & 2 course and performance-based labs. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. CompTIA Linux+ certification program validates the skills and expertise of entry-level PC computer service professionals in networking, installing, and configuring workstations.

CompTIA Linux+ certification is targeted at Network Administrator and System Administrator involved in working at the Linux command line, perform maintenance tasks, assist users, and install and configure workstations. CompTIA Linux+ certification comprises of two exams: LX0-103 & LX0-104.

  • LX0-103 Exam Objectives: System architecture; GNU and Unix Commands; Linux installation and package management; and devices, Linux filesystems, filesystem hierarchy standard.
  • LX0-104 Exam Objectives: Shells; scripting and data management; user interfaces and desktops; administrative tasks; essential system services; networking fundamentals; and security.

Glossary of terms
Pre Assessment Questions
Post Assessment Questions
Performance lab

Videos and How To

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Video Lessons
Exam related FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?
  • LX0-103: USD 206
  • LX0-104: USD 206
Where do I take the exam? The CompTIA Linux+ exam is administered by Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?

While there are no official prerequisites to take the CompTIA Linux+ certification, however CompTIA recommends that the candidate should have:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • 12 months of Linux administration experience
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 90 minutes
What is the passing score? 500

(on a scale of 0-800)

What is the exam's retake policy?

Retake Policy for CompTIA LX0-103 & LX0-104 exam are:

  • CompTIA does not require a waiting period between the first and second attempt to pass such examination. However, if you need a third or subsequent attempt to pass the examination, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
  • If a candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again without prior consent from CompTIA.
  • A test result found to be in violation of the retake policy will not be processed, which will result in no credit awarded for the test taken. Repeat violators will be banned from participation in the CompTIA Certification Program.
  • Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer free re-tests or discounts on retakes.
What is the validity of the certification? CompTIA Linux+ certification are valid for three years from the date the candidate is certified, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification via CompTIA's Continuing Education Program.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the LX0-103-LX0-104-complete, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Web Administrator
  • Linux Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Linux Database Administrator
  • Understanding Command-Line Basics
  • Using Streams, Redirection, and Pipes
  • Processing Text Using Filters
  • Using Regular Expressions
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Package Concepts
  • Using RPM
  • Using Debian Packages
  • Converting between Package Formats
  • Package Dependencies and Conflicts
  • Managing Shared Libraries
  • Managing Processes
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Configuring the Firmware and Core Hardware
  • Configuring Expansion Cards
  • Configuring USB Devices
  • Configuring Hard Disks
  • Designing a Hard Disk Layout
  • Creating Partitions and Filesystems
  • Maintaining Filesystem Health
  • Mounting and Unmounting Filesystems
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Using File Management Commands
  • Managing File Ownership
  • Controlling Access to Files
  • Managing Disk Quotas
  • Locating Files
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Installing Boot Loaders
  • Understanding the Boot Process
  • The Initialization Process
  • Using the SysV Initialization Process
  • Using the systemd Initialization Process
  • Using the Upstart Initialization Process
  • Editing Files with vi
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Configuring Basic X Features
  • Configuring X Fonts
  • Managing GUI Logins
  • Using X for Remote Access
  • X Accessibility
  • Configuring Localization and Internationalization
  • Configuring Printing
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Managing Users and Groups
  • Tuning User and System Environments
  • Using Log and Journal Files
  • Maintaining the System Time
  • Running Jobs in the Future
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding TCP/IP Networking
  • Understanding Network Addressing
  • Configuring Linux for a Local Network
  • Diagnosing Network Connections
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Managing the Shell Environment
  • Writing Scripts
  • Managing Email
  • Managing Data with SQL
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Administering Network Security
  • Administering Local Security
  • Configuring SSH
  • Using GPG
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Verifying the working directory
  • Creating an environment variable
  • Listing Files and Directories
  • Redirecting an output to a file
  • Printing a file
  • Performing reverse sort for a file
  • Removing duplicate lines
  • Displaying packages
  • Identifying the RPM utility
  • Listing, installing, and removing rpm packages
  • Installing packages by resolving dependencies
  • Upgrading and installing packages
  • Configuring yum
  • Removing a package with its configuration file
  • Reconfiguring installed Debian packages
  • Viewing dpkg configuration
  • Managing operations over packages
  • Displaying information and removing the samba package
  • Converting an rpm package into the Debian package
  • Working with shared libraries
  • Displaying the shared library
  • Dynamically linked libraries
  • Listing processes
  • Listing all running screen processes
  • Reporting virtual memory statistics
  • Displaying currently running processes
  • Getting information about processor
  • Displaying hardware information
  • Viewing the IRQs
  • Displaying PCI bus information
  • Listing loaded kernel modules
  • Removing a kernel module
  • Dumping the physical USB device hierarchy
  • Setting up a Linux swap area
  • Running the fsck command
  • Checking and repairing Linux file systems
  • Unmounting a filesystem
  • Storing information about mounted filesystems
  • Maintaining backup of a hard disk
  • Extracting an archive file
  • Compressing files
  • Modifying the ownership of a file
  • Checking the file permission of a file
  • Running an executable file with permissions
  • Changing file attributes
  • Making a script executable
  • Listing contents of a directory
  • Enabling and disabling user quotas for filesystems
  • Checking user and group quotas
  • Extracting quota information
  • Displaying the last part of a file
  • Storing Linux bootloader
  • Setting devices to read only at boot time
  • Functioning of Linux Loader
  • Displaying messages from the kernel ring buffer
  • Displaying boot log
  • Choosing runlevel for the reboot command
  • Identifying mode of runlevels
  • Identifying runlevels
  • Storing configuration parameters
  • Checking runlevel
  • Starting an X session
  • Setting the variables
  • Creating and deleting an account
  • Managing a group
  • Creating a user
  • Configuring a password
  • Deleting a user account
  • Configuring password aging
  • Identifying a directory name
  • Managing log files
  • Understanding system logging
  • Displaying the long file listing
  • Setting the local date and time
  • Identifying a layer name
  • Mapping port numbers and protocols
  • Configuring the routing table
  • Adding a default gateway
  • Working with local Ethernet connection
  • Displaying sockets
  • Displaying information regarding traffic
  • Pinging to the IPv6 host
  • Tracing an IPv6 path
  • Displaying environment variable
  • Running MySQL
  • Identifying TCP/IP and UDP ports
  • Supporting FTP bounce scan
  • Searching SGID files
  • Limiting user resources
  • Displaying information of processes

Customer Testimonials

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