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CompTIA Linux+ validates the competencies required of an early career systems administrator supporting Linux systems.

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CompTIA Linux+ proves you have the
skills administrators need to secure the enterprise,
power the cloud and keep systems running.

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Gain Hands-On Linux Skills.
Performance-based and multiple choice questions prove you can think on your feet.

Build Foundational Knowledge.
Learn all major distributions of Linux,
setting the foundation for vendor/distro-specific knowledge.

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Job-Focused Linux Certification.
Covers the latest foundational skills demanded by hiring managers.

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The New CompTIA Linux+ XK0-005 is Available Now!

The new certification ensures that IT professionals, software developers, cybersecurity engineers and penetration testers have these necessary skills to support today’s tech systems.

CompTIA Linux+ proves you have the skills required to support today’s tech systems.



30 hours - 2 classes per week



12 months of hands-on experience working with Linux servers. CompTIA A+, Network+ and Server+ recommended.

Course Fees

Course Fees

Class Room Training

+ 18% GST

Online Training

+ 18% GST

What You Will Get?

30 Hours
in-depth training by best faculties in Linux servers

Study Materials
and examination voucher

CompTIA Linux+ Certificate
of completion after examination and alumni status

Course Benefits:

What Skills Will You Learn?

System Management

Configure and manage software, storage, processes and services.


Understand best practices for permissions and authentication, firewalls, and file management.

Scripting, Containers and Automation

Create simple shell scripts and execute basic BASH scripts, version control using Git and orchestration processes.


Analyze system properties and processes and troubleshoot user, application and hardware issues.

Your Course Path

CompTIA Linux+ Course Path

Course Details

  • Exam Code: XK0-005
  • Launch Date: July 12, 2022
  • Exam Description: CompTIA Linux+ covers an evolving job role that focuses more on how Linux powers the cloud. The exam includes cutting edge technologies that help automate and orchestrate business processes, including infrastructure as code and containers.
  • Number of Questions: Maximum of 90 questions
  • Type of Questions: Multiple choice and performance-based.
  • Length of Test: 90 minutes
  • Passing Score: 720 (on a scale of 100 to 900)
  • Recommended Experience: 12 months of hands-on experience working with Linux servers. CompTIA A+, Network+ and Server+ recommended.
  • Retirement:
    TBD - Usually three years after launch
  • Testing Provider: Pearson VUE
Lesson 1: Performing Basic Linux Tasks2 Hours - 3 Topics
  • Topic A: Identify the Linux Design Philosophy (Day 1)
  • Topic B: Enter Shell Commands (Day 1)
  • Topic C: Get Help with Linux (Day 1)
  • Topic A: Assume Superuser Privileges (Day 2)
  • Topic B: Create, Modify, and Delete Users (Day 2)
  • Topic C: Create, Modify, and Delete Groups (Day 2)
  • Topic D: Query Users and Groups (Day 2)
  • Topic E: Configure Account Profiles (Day 2)
  • Topic A: Modify File and Directory Permissions (Day 3)
  • Topic B: Modify File and Directory Ownership (Day 3)
  • Topic C: Configure Special Permissions and Attributes (Day 3)
  • Topic D: Troubleshoot Permissions Issues (Day 3)
  • Topic A: Create Partitions (Day 4)
  • Topic B: Manage Logical Volumes (Day 4)
  • Topic C: Mount File Systems (Day 4)
  • Topic D: Manage File Systems (Day 4)
  • Topic E: Navigate the Linux Directory Structure (Day 4)
  • Topic F: Troubleshoot Storage Issues (Day 4)
  • Topic A: Create and Edit Text Files (Day 5)
  • Topic B: Search for Files (Day 5)
  • Topic C: Perform Operations on Files and Directories (Day 5)
  • Topic D: Process Text Files (Day 5)
  • Topic E: Manipulate File Output (Day 5)
  • Topic A: Explore the Linux Kernel (Day 6)
  • Topic B: Install and Configure Kernel Modules (Day 6)
  • Topic C: Monitor Kernel Modules (Day 6)
  • Topic A: Configure Linux Boot Components (Day 7)
  • Topic B: Configure GRUB 2 (Day 7)
  • Topic A: Configure Localization Options (Day 8)
  • Topic B: Configure GUIs (Day 8)
  • Topic C: Manage Services (Day 8)
  • Topic D: Troubleshoot Process Issues (Day 8)
  • Topic E: Troubleshoot CPU and Memory Issues (Day 8)
  • Topic A: Identify the Types of Linux Devices (Day 9)
  • Topic B: Configure Devices (Day 9)
  • Topic C: Monitor Devices (Day 9)
  • Topic D: Troubleshoot Hardware Issues (Day 9)
  • Topic A: Identify TCP/IP Fundamentals (Day 10)
  • Topic B: Identify Linux Server Roles (Day 10)
  • Topic C: Connect to a Network (Day 10)
  • Topic D: Configure DHCP and DNS Client Services (Day 10)
  • Topic E: Configure Cloud and Virtualization Technologies (Day 10)
  • Topic F: Troubleshoot Networking Issues (Day 10)
  • Topic A: Identify Package Managers (Day 11)
  • Topic B: Manage RPM Packages with YUM (Day 11)
  • Topic C: Manage Debian Packages with APT (Day 11)
  • Topic D: Configure Repositories (Day 11)
  • Topic E: Acquire Software (Day 11)
  • Topic F: Build Software from Source Code (Day 11)
  • Topic G: Troubleshoot Software Dependency Issues (Day 11)
  • Topic A: Implement Cybersecurity Best Practices (Day 12)
  • Topic B: Implement Identity and Access Management Methods (Day 12)
  • Topic C: Configure SELinux or AppArmor (Day 12)
  • Topic D: Configure Firewalls (Day 12)
  • Topic E: Implement Logging Services (Day 12)
  • Topic F: Back Up, Restore, and Verify Data (Day 12)
  • Topic A: Customize the Bash Shell Environment (Day 13)
  • Topic B: Identify Scripting and Programming Fundamentals (Day 13)
  • Topic C: Write and Execute a Simple Bash Script (Day 13)
  • Topic D: Incorporate Control Statements in Bash Scripts (Day 13)
  • Topic A: Schedule Jobs (Day 14)
  • Topic B: Implement Version Control Using Git (Day 14)
  • Topic C: Identify Orchestration Concepts (Day 14)
  • Topic A: Prepare for Linux Installation (Day 15)
  • Topic B: Perform the Installation (Day 15)

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Sandeep Sengupta
Sandeep Sengupta
CISA, Certified Ethical Hacker, ISO 27001:2013 Lead Auditor, Lead Privacy auditor, GDPR Implementer

21 years of experience working in India, New Zealand & Singapore; in Information Security domain as Ethical Hacker, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor / Tutor, BS 10012 Privacy Lead Auditor, Mr. Sandeep Sengupta has conducted security audit in companies like ONGC, KPMG, PWC, Airtel, Vodafone, Accenture, Capgemini, Vedanta, PayU, Bandhan Bank, ABP, etc.

He has been invited as a speaker at FICCI, VIT (Vellore), Nasscom, CII, BCCI, ICAI, ISACA, FICCI, CeBIT, US High Commission (Kolkata), etc. He has taken part in several Television shows on ABP, ETV, NDTV, AajTak, Times Now, etc. In 2005, Sandeep founded the online community "Hackers Library"; which had 80,000+ members, making it the largest Indian online forum for cyber-security professionals at its time. Mr. Sengupta is the committee member at Nasscom (East) & CII ICT-East.

Kirit Sankar Gupta
Kirit Sankar Gupta
B. Tech (IT), OSCP, CEH 10.0, CHFI 9.0, ISO Certified Lead Security Incident Manager (ISO/IEC 27035), ISO Certified Lead Forensic Examiner (CLFE), CCNA, CCNP

A Penetration Tester with 6 years of experience, Kirit has the expertise in Mobile Application Pentesting Network, IoT Penetration Testing, Source-code review, Fuzzing, Red teaming, Social Engineering, Digital Forensic and Incident Response, Dev(Sec)Ops, Malware Analysis as well as SOC analysis. He has been acknowledged for reporting critical vulnerabilities to Uber, Apple, Flipkart, and MIT. Mr. Kirit Sankar Gupta is the member of Data Security Council of India (Kolkata).

Saumitra Biswas
Saumitra Biswas
M Tech - Computer Science, MSc (Statistics), GATE qualified

Mr. Saumitra Biswas is M.Tech in computer science from Netaji Subhash Engineering College, GATE qualified in computer science and a MSC in statistics from Kalyani University. He has 20 years of experience. His technical interests include Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Genetic Algorithms and Object Oriented Programming. He is skilled in C, C++, C#, Dotnet, Java, Python, Matlab, Unix, MS Windows XP, Windows 7, My SQL, Oracle, MS Access, HTML, XML, CSS and PHP. He take classes on AI & ML in ISOAH, as well as act as mentors to interns & project trainees.

Amrita Acharya
Amrita Acharya
M Tech in CSE, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor (IRCA/BSI)

After completion of her Master degree, she has worked with ISOAH as an intern for few years before joining full time as security analyst. She has been involved in internal audit, policy design, ISMS consultancy for more than 2 years. She is well versed in Kali Linux, Nmap, Metasploit, ITGC, ISO 27001 & COBIT framework. ISOAH clients she has provided active consultancy are CESC, Diadem, Lexplosion, Diamond Beverages, etc. As part of her hobby, she has been a professional model in her free time.

Pankaj Kumar Roy
Pankaj Kumar Roy
CCNA (Certified) | CEH v12

Pankaj Kuamr Roy is a CCNA (Switch/Router) certified whose expertise in Cisco switch and router. He is also CCNA Global Certified Number 415114188268BKYF. Previously he worked as a Linux Administrator on ISP Dreamlink Technologies Pvt. Ltd and also 7 years’ experience in Windows, Linux, and Network areas. He has experience in DevOps tools and AWS cloud Architecture. He is working as an Information Security Analyst in the Indian School of Ethical Hacking.

Saptarshi Kundu
Saptarshi Kundu
B.Sc Computer Science (Calcutta University), CEH, NPT, WAPT, CCNA

He is an Information Security Analyst at ISOEH. He has in-depth knowledge in C, Java, Python, Networking (CCNA), Ethical Hacking, NPT, and WAPT. His area of interest is NPT, Python & SIEM.

Partha Pratim Chakraborty
Partha Pratim Chakraborty

He is a certified ethical hacker, with proficiency in programming like C/C++ and Python. He likes coding and problem solving. His areas of interest are in application audit, malware analysis. He is currently a working with ISOEH as security analyst.

Syed Soel Hossain
Syed Soel Hossain
BTech(ECE), CHFI, CSA, EH, Bug Bounty

He is an information security analyst at ISOAH whose expertise lies in CHFI, CSA, EH, Linux & Bug Bounty. He has received several Hall of fame and acknowledgements from the Government of India for finding valid bugs.


Job Prospects & Job Sources

Jobs You Can Land With CompTIA Linux+:

Solution Architect Linux Engineer Network Administrator
Web Administrator Server Administrator Data Scientist
Cloud Engineer Technical Support Specialist

The average salary of CompTIA Linux+ in India is Rs 5 lakhs per annually.


What is the course content?
  • Performing Basic Linux Tasks
  • Managing Users and Groups
  • Managing Permissions and Ownership
  • Managing Storage
  • Managing Files and Directories
  • Managing Kernel Modules
  • Managing the Linux Boot Process
  • Managing System Components
  • Managing Devices
  • Managing Networking
  • Managing Packages and Software
  • Securing Linux Systems
  • Working with Bash Scripts
  • Automating Tasks
  • Installing Linux
What is the course Duration?

30 hours

What is the course Prerequisites?

12 months of hands-on experience working with Linux servers. CompTIA A+, Network+ and Server+ recommended.

What is the career path after doing this course?

This course offers in-depth knowledge about the Linux Operating System. LINUX+ demonstrates proficiency in Linux administration which is highly valued in the IT industry. After this, you can see yourself as a LINUX system administrator, DevOps engineer, IT support specialist etc.

What is the next step after Linux+?

After Linux+, you can upgrade yourself by RHCSA and RHCE.

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