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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.

What you'll learn

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.

About the author

Andrew is an all around Linux professional with in depth knowledge of the OS and this is supported with scripting in bash, perl, python and ruby and application development in C, C++ and Java. Having worked for many years in training, Andrew has developed automated course build systems after endless time wasted on Friday nights. The first build system he built was aptly named "Friday nights." This has inspired his interest in all things deployment related. He has authored training courses on M... more

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