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CompTIA Linux+ Certification 2009 Tutorial

Linux is the most important operating system on the Internet. It's recognized everywhere as the cost-effective way to operate all kinds of servers. With the support of powerhouses like IBM, Dell, HP, and Sun, demand for Linux servers is growing. Passing the CompTIA Linux+ exam is one step towards joining this army of Linux professionals. This course can help you pass the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.


CompTIA Linux+ Curriculum
System Requirements

Installation & Filesystems

Physical/Network Installation Options
Local & Network Filesystems
Disk Management Tools
The Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
Dedicated Directory Volumes
Logical Volume Management
Characteristics of a RAID Array
Mount Commands
The /etc/fstab File

Basic Configuration

GRUB Configuration Files
GRUB Commands
Rescue Options & Root Passwords
Logs & the Boot Process
Hardware Commands/Files & Lists
Profile & Environment Variables

Package Management & Repositories

The Red Hat Package Manager
Red Hat-style Repositories
The Debian Package Tool
Debian-style Repositories
Source Code & More

The Command Line

Local/Remote & GUI Consoles
Directories at the Command Line
File Management
More File Management
Modes & the vi Editor
Monitor/Kill & Reprioritize

The BASH Shell

Command Directionality
Special Files
History & Command Completion
Angles on the Kernel Architecture
Command Documentation

Basic Operations

Backup & Restore Commands
GUI Clients & Servers
GUI Desktops & Window Managers
The X Server Configuration
Still Seven Runlevels
Regular User & Administrative Jobs
One-time User & Administrative Jobs
Performance Management Tools
Disk Usage & Disk Checks
Filesystems & Quotas
The Swap Volume

Linux Service Management

Basic Service Scripts
Super & Extended Super Servers
Services by Runlevels
Time Server Management
Remote Microsoft Client Access
The Samba Server
The Basics of Mail Services

More Services

Basic FTP Server Security
Web Service Component Functionality
Apache Components
Apache Logs & Controls
Troubleshoot a Web server
The Basics of MySQL
Print Server Configuration
Print Commands & Queues
DHCP Servers & Leases

Basic Networking

Important TCP/IP Port Numbers
Network Configuration Files
Firewalls on Linux
Client Commands on a Network
Troubleshoot Connectivity Issues
DNS Service Types/Zones & Files
Labels in a DNS Database
Basic DNS Commands


The Local Authentication Database
User Management
Group Management
Ownership & Permissions
File Attributes & More
The Root User & Privileges

Security Issues

The Basics of SELinux
Available Security Tools
Verify with a Checksum
Remote Access with SSH
Authentication Options




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