CompTIA Linux+


If you are looking to develop your skills in installing, operating, administrating and troubleshooting Linux systems, then the CompTIA Linux+ powered by LPI certification is for you.

  • 1

    Validation of your skillset

    Validates your technical competency and indicates a broad awareness of Linux operating systems required of junior Linux administrators.

  • 2

    Stepping stone in your career

    Advance along the LPI certification track and use this certification as a stepping stone to vendor specific training, such as LPI's LPIC-1.

  • 3

    Earn a globally recognised certification

    CompTIA exercises extraordinary cert clout for entry level positions and has partnered with Linux Professional Institute - LPI - gaining candidates from a large population around the world.

Your quick course guide

Certification: CompTIA Linux+ powered by LPI

Study time: Full time two weeks | Part time - two to three months

Vendor: CompTIA

Provider: Skillsoft

Student support: StudentCare™ and expert mentors

Prerequisites: None but ideally CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and at least 12 months of Linux administration experience

Assessment: Exam based - LX0-103 + LX0-104 

Resources: Internet access and email

Ideal for: Junior Linux administrator, junior network administrator, systems administrator, Linux database administrator or a web administrator

Included in your modules


  • Linux system architecture
  • Linux installation 
  • Linux package management
  • Unix commad line
  • File management redirects
  • Process management
  • Working with text files
  • Partitions and file systems 
  • File and storage administration


  • System archictecture
  • Installation and package management
  • GNU and Unix commands
  • Devices and filesystems

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  • 12 months unlimited access
  • Global community of peers
  • Test prep
  • IT Practice Labs
  • Content approved by CompTIA
  • Award winning training used globally by leading corporate clients

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  • Award winning customer support
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  • Expert career advice
  • Progress reports
  • Exam booking support
  • All UK students receive an NUS student discount card
  • Your success is our success

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