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CompTIA Linux+ Certification Guide

A comprehensive guide to achieving LX0-103 and LX0-104 certifications with mock exams

Author: Philip Inshanally, Published on 27-Sep-2018, Language: English


Master the concepts and techniques that will help you gain the LX0-103 and LX0-104 certifications on your first attempt 

Key Features

  • Get a clear understanding of how to achieve the Linux+ certification
  • Explore system architecture, shell scripts, data management, and Linux security
  • Work through practice and mock tests to pass both LX0-103 and LX0-104 exams

Book Description

Linux+ certification demonstrates technical competency and provides a broad awareness of Linux operating systems. Professionals who have achieved the Linux+ certification exhibit all-important knowledge of installation, operation, administration, and troubleshooting services.

The CompTIA Linux+ Certification Guide is an overview of the certification that gives you insights into the system architecture. You’ll understand how to install and uninstall Linux distributions, followed by working with various package managers. Once you’ve grasped all this, you’ll move on to manipulating files and processes at command-line interface (CLI) and creating, monitoring, killing, restarting, and modifying processes.

As you progress, you’ll be equipped to work with display managers and learn how to create, modify, and remove user accounts and groups, as well as understand how to automate tasks. The last set of chapters helps you configure dates and set up local and remote system logging. In addition to this, you’ll explore different internet protocols, along with discovering network configuration, security administration, Shell scripting, and SQL management.

By the end of this book, you’ll not only have got to grips with all the modules using practice questions and mock exams, but you’ll also be well prepared to pass the LX0-103 and LX0-104 certification exams.

What you will learn

  • Understand the Linux system architecture
  • Install, upgrade, and manage Linux system packages
  • Configure devices and maintain the Linux filesystem
  • Manage the Shell environment, write scripts, and manage data
  • Set user interfaces and desktops in the Linux operating system
  • Automate system admin tasks and manage essential system services
  • Manage SQL server on Linux and log locally and remotely with rsyslogd
  • Administer network and local security

Who this book is for

The CompTIA Linux+ Certification Guide is for you if you want to gain the CompTIA Linux+ certificate. This guide is also for system administrators and rookie Linux professionals interested in enhancing their Linux and Shell scripting skills. No prior knowledge of Linux is needed, although some understanding of Shell scripting would be helpful.

Philip Inshanally

Philip Inshanally has been in the IT industry for over 17 years. He has extensively worked in various platforms. Philip has his own consulting firm which provides local and remote support around the world; focusing towards designing, planning, implementing and documenting to name a few. As an industry professional, he has the competitive edge due to his ongoing development. He has acquired excellent skills, and this has helped him in dealing with individuals both locally and internationally. He is a father of one; Matthew Zach Inshanally. He has experience in routing, switching, OTT, and various Linux distributions. Also, other vendor-specific technologies such as Cisco, Extreme, Juniper, Microsoft, Sandvine, Zhone, and so on.