CompTIA Linux+

Course Number: SIT-011
Course Hours: 160
Assigned Course Preparation Hours: 40

Course Description

This course prepares students for the CompTIA Linux+ LX0-103 Certification Exam which includes the following topics: System Architecture; Linux Installation and Package Management; GNU and Unix Commands; Devices; Linux Filesystems; and Filesystem Hierarchies.

Learning Objectives

See CompTIA Linux+ LX0-103 Certification Exam objectives.

Educational Resources

This course utilizes NTI and TestOut materials.


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Assessment Weights

Course Grade

Participation 10%
Practicums: 30%
Exams: 60%

Preparation Grade

Students are expected to complete end-of-chapter exercises, and to maintain a journal of their work for which they receive a pass/fail grade.

Course Outline

ModuleTopicDuration (hours)Practicum
1Using Linux12
2Installation and Localization12P1
3Boot and Shutdown13
Exam 13
4User Interfaces and Desktops12
5Software Installation12
6Users and Groups13P2
Exam 23
7Disk and File System Management13P3
8Hardware Installation12
9Processes and System Services12
Exam 33
10System Monitoring12
Exam 43