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The Linux+ certification by CompTIA validates that the certified IT professional has knowledge and skills to manage Linux systems. Including configuring Linux kernel modules, manage software and services, understand best practices for permissions and authentication. Understand best practices for permissions and authentication, analyze properties and processes, execute basic BASH scripts, version control using Git, and orchestration processes.

Yes, the Linux+ is an advance level course that deals with all major distributions of Linux for advanced vendor/distro-specific knowledge.

No, it is recommended to have CompTIA’s A+ and Network+ certifications and 12 months of hands-on experience as a Linux admin.

CompTIA’s Linux+ certification is the only job-focused Linux certification covering the latest foundational skills demanded by hiring managers.

Yes, the Linux+ certification is highly sought after by hiring managers.

Yes, the Linux+ certification meets ISO 17024 standards and meets the DoD 8570.01-M requirements.

No, there are no prerequisites to take the Linux+ training course

With the Linux+ certification you apply for positions such as Linux Administrator, Network Administrator, Technical Support Specialist, Web Administrator, Systems Administrator.

The salary for a Linux+ certified professional can range from $50,000 to $83,000

The Linux+ exam will have 90 questions.

You will have 90 minutes to complete the Linux+ exam.

The minimum passing score on the Linux+ exam is 750 points out of 1000 points.

The price of the Linux+ exam is $348.

No, there are no eligibility requirements to take the Linux+ exam.

You can take your Linux+ exam at a local Pearson VUE testing center or online.

The Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a known as the largest vendor neutral certification program in the IT industry that offers education, training, and certifications. CompTIA has awarded more than 2.5 million certificates throughout the IT workforce.

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