Course Description

The Linux open source operating system is used across business functions because of its flexibility and potential to facilitate innovation. Linux skills are desired in job areas ranging from Web developers to network administrators to device field engineers. Today, Linux is also used in the management of cars and smartphones, cloud, cybersecurity, and mobile applications. Hiring managers indicate it is difficult to find Linux talent. 


Topics covered include:

  • Hardware and System Configuration - Configure kernel modules, network parameters, storage, cloud, and virtualization

  • System Operation and Maintenance - Manage software and services, and explain server roles, job scheduling and the use and operation of Linux devices

  • Security - Understand best practices for permissions and authentication, firewalls, and file management

  • Linux Troubleshooting and Diagnostics - Analyze system properties and processes and troubleshoot user, application and hardware issues

  • Automation and Scripting - Execute BASH scripts, version control using Git, and orchestration processes


Linux+ can be your first step to careers in cloud computing, cybersecurity, information systems, networking, programming, software development, and big data. 


This course prepares you for the CompTIA Linux+ certification. Additional study prior to taking the certification exam is recommended. The certification is not included and can be added at the price of the exam upon request.


As a CompTIA Academy, Honolulu Community College uses curriculum and resources developed by CompTIA. Materials are reviewed by their advisors and are continually updated to reflect current industry standards and best practices. 




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6:00PM to 7:30PM
Aug 05, 2020 to Aug 16, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Course Fee(s)
Hon CC non-credit $1,185.00
Section Notes
This course is distance-delivered with a combination of live lectures and online videos, readings, and labs. Access to a computer with Internet access is required. Certification exam is not included.
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