CompTIA’s Linux+, Powered by LPI, is an on-ramp to a variety of careers where Linux is an essential skill, including junior level roles in network and systems administration. Linux also forms the foundation of the popular LAMP development stack, making it an essential skill for thousands of web developers.
IT professionals who earn their CompTIA Linux+ certification also qualify for a second, industry-recognized certification, the LPIC-1 from LPI.
Earning a Linux+ certification starts a path towards advanced Linux training such as a Red Hat Certified Engineer or as a SuSE Certified System Engineer.
The two exams cover the following domains:
Linux Installation and Package Management
GNU and Unix Commands
Devices, Linux Filesystems, and Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
Shells, Scripting and Data Management
User Interfaces and Desktops
Essential System Services
NOTE: To become certified, candidates must complete Linux+ LX0-101 and LX0-102 OR Linux+ LX0-103 and LX0-104. Different versions (e.g., LX0-101 and LX0-104) may not be combined.