This series covers basic installation, operation, and troubleshooting operating systems on workstations and servers. The learner will be able to explain fundamental open source resources/licenses, demonstrate knowledge of user administration, understand file permissions/software configurations and manage local storage devices and network protocols. When all five courses are taken in the Linux+ series (16260, 16261, 16262, 16263, & 16264), this is an authorized self-study program to help prepare learners for the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam.
Total Learning Time
Unit 1: Planning the Installation 2 hours
- Identify key aspects of Linux distributions.
- Identify characteristics of various Linux distributions.
- Identify considerations for planning a Linux installation.
- Identify hardware requirements and compatibility issues in Linux installations.
- Identify considerations for preparing the installation media.
- Identify characteristics of hard disk partitions in Linux.
- Identify key aspects of partitioning hard disks in Linux.
Unit 2: Installing and Configuring Linux 2 hours
- Identify different methods to install Linux.
- Install Fedora for configuring a Linux host.
- Install SUSE for configuring a Linux server.
- Install Slackware for configuring a Linux server.
- Identify steps for configuring LVM and RAID during Linux installation.
- Identify types of filesystems supported in Linux.
- Identify guidelines for creating filesystems.
- Identify characteristics of tools used for installing and managing software.
- Identify features of boot loaders.
- Identify steps for configuring the network.
Each student has access to the course for a period of 6 months from the day of enrollment in the course.