Installation & Configuration of Linux

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems – Networking Concentration

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About Installation & Configuration of Linux, Part 1

CIAT’s Installation and Configuration of Linux courses validate the fundamental knowledge and skills required of junior Linux administrators. They cover areas such as system architecture, Linux installation and package management, GNU and UNIX commands, Linux file systems, and File System Hierarchy Standard. Professionals who pass the Linux+ courses can work at the Linux command line, perform maintenance tasks, assist users, and install and configure workstations.

Topics Covered In Course

  • Using GNU and UNIX commands
  • Understanding devices, Linux file systems, File System Hierarchy Standard
  • Performing Linux installation and package management
  • Building system architecture
  • Learning networking fundamentals
  • Following through with administrative tasks
  • Governing shells, scripting, and data management
  • Maintaining essential system services
  • Safeguarding security


It is highly recommended that students successfully complete both the CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Net+ certifications prior to attempting these courses. Installation and Configuration of Linux, Part 1 is a prerequisite for Installation and Configuration of Linux, Part 2. Students who have successfully passed the current CompTIA Linux+ Part 1 (LX0-101) certification exam within the last 12 months may proceed directly to Installation and Configuration of Linux, Part 2.

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