Feb 26, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog 
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CIS 221 - Linux

Hours: 3

This course prepares students for the CompTIA’s Linux+Exams; LX0-101 and LX0-102. It is recommended that the student study for both exams before taking either exam.  The Linux+ certification is a vendor neutral certification designed to certify that applicants can complete general Linux tasks across many different  distributions. In the latest version of the Linux+ certification CompTIA has partnered with the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) to identify what knowledge is necessary to be an effective Linux administrator, thus the CompTIA Linux+ certification is essentially the same as the Linux Professional Institute Level 1 certification. The Linux administrator, one with about six months to a year’s worth of experience on the job. It focuses on running GNU and UNIX commands from the command line, installing and configuring Linux, and maintaining and securing the Linux system Powered by LPI. This course includes informaiton on Using Linux, Installation, and Localization, Boot and Shutdown, User Interfaces and Desktops, Software Installation, Users and Groups, Disk and File System Management, Hardware Installation, Processes and System Services, System Monitoring Networking and Security. This course requires a minimum of 65 hours to complete online materials.

Prerequisite: Knowledge a student should have before attempting Linux+ course:

  • Resume and Employer letter of recommencation


  • A+ Certification or 95% moodle exam CIS 126  and Microsoft 70-680 & 70-687 Certifications or 95% moodle exam CIS 193  

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