Linux+ certification overview

This course is designed to be an introduction to the Linux+ certification. Included in the lessons are a description of the course, an overview of the course outline and a description of course resources.


  • Linux basics: Working at the command line and Linux folder structure Video — 00:10:52
    • A review of Linux command-line basics.

  • Linux+ certification objectives Video — 00:10:09
    • A high-level review of the objectives.

  • Setting up a lab: How to get hands-on experience Video — 00:10:09
    • A short explanation on how to set up a lab environment with VirtualBox.

  • Linux+ certification course outline and resources Video — 00:04:23
    • A description of the course and available materials.


Course description

This course will discuss the CompTIA Linux+ course outline, as well as introduce the test objectives and a brief discussion of the test, including passing score and question types. Additionally, this course will introduce how to set up a lab using VirtualBox as a desktop hypervisor. Although the Linux+ is not considered a hands-on test, there are some performance-based questions and having a lab gives you the chance to get more hands-on experience, which will facilitate learning the concepts and specific commands.

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