Linux Fundamentals

The CompTIA Linux+ [Powered by LPI] certification is a vendor neutral credential. In order to receive CompTIA Linux+ certification, a candidate must pass two exams. The successful junior level Linux administrator should be able to:

  • Work at the Linux command line
  • Perform easy maintenance tasks including assisting users,
    adding users to a larger system, executing backup & restore, shutdown & reboot;
  • Install and configure a workstation (including X) and connect it to a LAN, or a standalone PC via modem to the Internet. 
The first exam is CompTIA Linux+ [Powered by LPI] exam number XK0-004. This exam measures a portion of the competencies required by a junior level Linux administrator, as described in the exam objectives below. This examination blueprint includes domain weighting, test objectives, and sample content.