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Linux+ Training Boot Camp

Infosec’s authorized CompTIA Linux+ Boot Camp is a hands-on training covering every important facet of the world’s most popular open source operating system. You’ll learn hardware and system configuration, system maintenance, troubleshooting and diagnostics, security, scripting and more.

Train from home — save up to $1,000

Get expert, live instruction without having to travel with an Infosec Flex Pro boot camp. We’ve trained 1,000s of students online over the past 5 years, helping our clients meet their career goals wherever they are most comfortable studying.

Now through the end of the month, you can enroll in any online Infosec Flex boot camp and save up to $1,000.

Earn your Linux+, guaranteed!

Boot camp overview

This boot camp is an intense, five-day training designed to teach you the fundamental skills and knowledge required to successfully configure, manage and troubleshoot Linux systems. In addition to Linux’s significant presence in the server room, all the major public cloud providers offer Linux images as a way of speeding up virtual instance creation. Add on the fact that Linux-based Android accounts for approximately 80% of the smartphone market and you’ll find many IT careers are founded on Linux skills.

Skill up and get certified, guaranteed

Exam Pass Guarantee

If you don’t pass your exam on the first attempt, get a second attempt for free. Includes the ability to re-sit the course for free for up to one year.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

If you’re not 100% satisfied with your training at the end of the first day, you may withdraw and enroll in a different Flex Pro or Flex Classroom course.

Knowledge Transfer Guarantee

If an employee leaves within three months of obtaining certification, Infosec will train a different employee at the same organization tuition-free for up to one year.

What's included?

93% pass rate — the best in the industry

  • Five full days of training with an expert Linux instructor
  • Infosec digital courseware (physical textbooks available to purchase)
  • Linux+ (XK0-004) exam voucher
  • 90-day access to course replays (Flex Pro)
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Exam Pass Guarantee (Flex Pro)

Limited-time offer: Continue learning after your boot camp with a complimentary 90-day subscription to Infosec Skills, which includes unlimited access to 500+ online courses, 100+ hands-on labs and projects, skill assessments, custom certification practice exams and more.

Authorized training partner

Infosec is an authorized training partner of CompTIA, and our training has won awards from CompTIA, including the CompTIA Outstanding Partner Award.

Award-winning training that you can trust

Infosec Skills

Best IT Security-related Training Program

Cyber Work with Chris Sienko

Best Cybersecurity Podcast

2019 Wisconsin Innovation Award


Rising Star

Partner Award

G2 Crowd Leader

Technical Skills Development Software

Who should attend?

  • Network administrators
  • System administrators
  • Technical support specialists
  • Web administrators
  • Anyone looking to build a foundation of Linux skills that will stay with them throughout their career


This Linux+ Boot Camp is designed for students that have extensive experience with at least one other operating system and a working knowledge of a UNIX-style editor. CompTIA recommends having an A+ and Network+ certification, or equivalent experience, as well as 12 months of Linux experience.

Why choose Infosec

Your flexible learning experience

Infosec Flex makes expert, live instruction convenient with online and in-person formats tailored to how, when and where you learn best.

Public training boot camps held nationwide

  • Pre-study course materials
  • Live instruction
  • Digital courseware
  • Daily reinforcement materials
  • Catered lunches
  • Infosec community forum access
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Knowledge Transfer Guarantee

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Immersive, live-streamed instruction

  • Pre-study course materials
  • Live instruction
  • Digital courseware
  • Daily reinforcement materials
  • Detailed performance reporting
  • Video replays
  • 90-day extended access to materials
  • Infosec community forum access
  • Exam Pass Guarantee
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Knowledge Transfer Guarantee




Tailored team training at your location

  • Pre-study course materials
  • Live, customized instruction at your location
  • Digital courseware
  • Daily reinforcement materials
  • Detailed team performance reporting
  • Video replays
  • 90-day extended access to materials
  • Infosec community forum access
  • Exam Pass Guarantee
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Knowledge Transfer Guarantee

What you'll learn

During our Linux+ training course, you’ll learn hands-on skills that are relevant for any Linux distribution (Red Hat, Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, etc.) such as how to:

  • Manage, control and automate Linux GNU open source tools
  • Create, edit and search Linux files and directories
  • Limit access within the file system by controlling permissions and ownership
  • Combine GNU filter commands in pipelines to process and format text data
  • Exploit Bash shell features to enhance the command line interface
  • Perform multiple tasks in shell scripts simultaneously
  • Building, linking and removing Linux files and directories
  • Setting and testing file permissions
  • Customizing start-up scripts for enhanced Bash interactivity
  • Running shell scripts for automation
  • Installing Linux software and configuring the network interface

Our proprietary Infosec course material is designed to provide an extensive hands-on experience for you. Topics include:

  • Installation and configuration
  • The boot process
  • User and group administration
  • Filesystem administration, including quotas, FACLs, RAID and LVM
  • Task automation
  • Client networking
  • SELinux
  • Software management
  • Log files
  • Troubleshooting and more

Can’t get away for a week?

Learn Linux on-demand.

Get the cybersecurity training you need at a pace that fits your schedule with a subscription to Infosec Skills. Includes unlimited access to hundreds of additional on-demand courses — plus cloud-hosted cyber ranges where you can practice and apply knowledge in real-world scenarios — all for just $34 a month!

  • 70+ learning paths
  • 500+ courses
  • Cloud-hosted cyber ranges and hands-on projects
  • Skill assessments and certification practice exams
  • Infosec community peer support

You're in good company.

"I’ve taken five boot camps with Infosec and all my instructors have been great."

Jeffrey Coa

Information Security Systems Officer

"Comparing Infosec to other vendors is like comparing apples to oranges. My instructor was hands-down the best I’ve had." 

James Coyle

FireEye, Inc.

"I knew Infosec could tell me what to expect on the exam and what topics to focus on most."

Julian Tang

Chief Information Officer

Our clients

Bank of America
Defense Information Systems Agency

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Linux+ Boot Camp details

Exploring Linux command-line tools

  • Work on the command line
  • Process test streams using filters
  • Use steams pipes and redirects
  • Search text files using regular expressions

Managing software

  • Manage shared libraries
  • Use Debian package management
  • Use RPM and yum package management
  • Create, monitor and kill processes
  • Modify process execution priorities

Configuring hardware

  • Determine and configure hardware settings
  • Design hard disk layout
  • Create partitions and filesystems
  • Maintain the integrity of filesystems
  • Control mounting and unmounting of filesystems

Managing files

  • Perform basic file management
  • Manage disk quotas
  • Manage file permissions and ownership
  • Create and change hard and symbolic links
  • Find system files and place files in the correct location

Booting Linux and editing files

  • Boot the system
  • Change runlevels/boot targets and shutdown or reboot system
  • Install a boot manager
  • Perform basic file editing operations using vi

X Window, localization, printing

  • Install and configure X11
  • Set up a display manager
  • Accessibility
  • Localization and internationalization
  • Manage printers and printing

Administering the system

  • Manage user and group accounts and related system files
  • Automate system administration tasks by scheduling jobs
  • Maintain system time
  • System logging

Configuring basic networking

  • Fundamentals of internet protocols
  • Basic network configuration
  • Basic network troubleshooting
  • Configure client-side DNS

Script, email, databases

  • Customize and use the shell environment
  • Customize or write simple scripts
  • SQL data management
  • Main transfer agent (MTA) basics

Securing your system

  • Perform security administration tasks
  • Set up host security
  • Securing data with encryption