CompTIA Linux+ Training Boot Camp

Transform your career in 5 days

In just five days, our authorized CompTIA Linux+ training will empower you with the expertise needed to navigate the complexities of Linux. Our comprehensive curriculum covers everything from hardware and system configuration to system maintenance, troubleshooting and diagnostics. Gain practical experience in security, scripting and more, as you delve into the depths of this versatile operating system.

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Course essentials

Boot camp at a glance

  • Method

    Live online, in-person, team onsite

  • Duration

    5 days

  • Experience

    0-1 year of experience

  • Average salary


What you'll learn

Training overview

Join our immersive CompTIA Linux+ Certification Training Boot Camp and unlock a world of opportunities in the realm of Linux. This comprehensive CompTIA Linux+ online training program will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to pass the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam. By completing the boot camp, you gain expertise in four key domain areas that reflect the work performed by Linux professionals:

  • System configuration and management: Master essential system configuration and management skills. Learn how to install, configure and maintain Linux operating systems, including package management, file system management, system maintenance and more.
  • Command line and automation: Deepen your understanding of Linux command-line tools and their practical applications. Explore the power of shell scripting and automation to streamline repetitive tasks, enhance productivity and improve system management. Gain proficiency in writing and executing scripts, manipulating files and directories and automating system administration tasks.
  • Devices, Linux filesystems and filesystem hierarchy standard: Acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to configure and manage storage devices, create and manage partitions and maintain the integrity of filesystems. Understand the purpose and structure of the FHS, and learn how to navigate and manage files and directories effectively.
  • Security and networking: Develop a solid foundation in Linux security principles and networking concepts. Learn how to secure Linux systems by implementing authentication and access control mechanisms, configuring firewalls and network services and applying encryption techniques. Understand the fundamentals of network protocols, configuration and troubleshooting network connectivity issues.

Who should attend

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The Linux+ Boot Camp is designed for IT professionals seeking to enhance their skills and knowledge of Linux systems. This boot camp is ideal for:

  • Network administrators
  • System administrators
  • Technical support specialists
  • Web administrators
  • Anyone looking to build a foundation of Linux skills

This boot camp is ideal for individuals new to Linux and seeking to establish a strong foundation. Attendees gain a comprehensive understanding of Linux systems, allowing them to pursue various career paths in IT with Linux expertise.

When you attend the CompTIA Linux+ Training Boot Camp, you gain the necessary knowledge and skills to showcase your expertise in Linux-based systems, creating an invaluable level of knowledge to bring to your organization.

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What's included

Everything you need to know

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  • 90-day extended access to Boot Camp components, including class recordings
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Exam Pass Guarantee
  • Exam voucher
  • Free 90-day Infosec Skills subscription (access to 1,400+ additional courses and labs)
  • Hands-on cyber ranges and labs
  • Knowledge Transfer Guarantee
  • Onsite proctoring of exam
  • Pre-study learning path
  • Unlimited practice exam attempts

What makes the Infosec Linux+ prep course different?

As one of CompTIA’s top partners, you can rest assured that the Linux+ training materials are fully updated and synced with the latest version of the Linux+ exam. In addition, you’ll gain access to a Linux+ prep course the moment you enroll, so you can prepare for and get the most out of your boot camp.


With 20 years of training experience, we stand by our Linux+ training with an Exam Pass Guarantee. This means if you don’t pass the exam on the first attempt, we’ll pay for your second exam at no additional cost to you!

Before your boot camp


This CompTIA Linux+ Training Boot Camp is designed for students with:

  • Extensive experience with at least one operating system
  • 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.


Training schedule

Preparation (before the boot camp starts)
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Linux+ prep course

Day 1
Morning session


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
Afternoon session

Managing software

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

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 2
Morning session

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
Afternoon session

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
Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 3
Morning session

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
Afternoon session

X Window, localization, printing

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

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 4
Morning session

Administering the system

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

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
Evening session

Optional group & individual study

Schedule may vary from class to class

Day 5
Morning session

Securing your system

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

Exam review for Linux+ exam

What's next?

After you finish the CompTIA Linux+ Certification Boot Camp

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Continuing your professional development after completing the Linux Boot Camp is crucial for staying up to date in this rapidly evolving field of Linux systems and administration. With 90 days of free access to the Infosec Skills platform, you can continue learning from a comprehensive library of cybersecurity courses, including additional training on Linux command-line tools, advanced system configuration techniques and security practices. This subscription allows you to continuously enhance your knowledge, earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits, and stay informed about the latest trends and developments in Linux and open-source technologies.

Busy schedule? Try one of our self-paced training courses.

No more rushing to complete your training – our self-paced CompTIA Linux+ Certification training comes with a dedicated student advising team, so you're supported throughout your learning journey.

  • Open enrollment (begin anytime)
  • Exam voucher included
  • 6-month access to course materials
  • Asynchronous instructor assistance

Exam Prep

What are some tips I should know when preparing for the Linux+ exam?

Enrolling in our Linux+ Boot Camp is a great step toward exam preparation. Additionally, we recommend utilizing resources such as official CompTIA study materials, practice exams and exploring training strategies to enhance your study efforts.

The Linux+ certification exam consists of 90 multiple-choice questions and must be completed within 90 minutes. The passing score for the exam is 720, determined on a scale of 100 to 900, and achieving this certification validates your Linux skills and knowledge.

Exam Process

How does the Linux+ examination process work?

The Linux+ certification exam consists of 90 multiple-choice questions and must be completed within 90 minutes. The passing score for the exam is 720, determined on a scale of 100 to 900, and achieving this certification validates your Linux skills and knowledge.

Career Opportunities

What are the career opportunities like for Linux+ certified professionals?

Earning the Linux+ certification opens doors to diverse career opportunities in the IT industry. Job titles such as:

  • Linux administrator
  • System administrator
  • Network administrator
  • Technical support specialist

These are just a few career paths commonly associated with Linux professionals. With the Linux+ certification, you will be well-positioned to excel in roles related to Linux administration, support and management.

What job titles are most common for people with CompTIA’s Linux+ certification?

Some common positions that this certification can help you land include:

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    System administrator

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    Linux administrator

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    Web administrator

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    Network administrator

Average Salary

CompTIA’s Linux+ certification salary expectations

Linux+ certified professionals earn competitive salaries. While exact salaries vary depending on experience, location and industry, Linux professionals earn an average of $79,000 annually. Read our Linux+ salary information article to learn more.

Guaranteed results

Our boot camp guarantees

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 (does not apply to CMMC-AB boot camps).

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 online or in-person 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.

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The course was very good; it gave me the information I needed in a direct and sufficient manner. Our instruction was thorough, entertaining and used real-life examples to convey the subject matter. He made a challenging situation enjoyable and fun.

Timothy Twyman, Department of Defense

The instructor was able to take material that prior to the class had made no sense, and explained it in real-world scenarios that were able to be understood.

Erik Heiss, United States Air Force

Very impressed with Infosec. My instructor did a great job delivering the information strategically and in a way for all to understand. I would definitely take another class/certification prep course.

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