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CompTIA Linux+ Courses

CompTIA Linux+ training courses, labs and certification exams

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Availability and prices of CompTIA Linux+ courses

CompTIA Linux+ online courses (e-learning)

In this showcase you will find a selection of online training courses and self-study material (eBook) concerning CompTIA Linux+ certification. 
If you do not see a specific CompTIA Linux+ course, CompTIA Linux+ exam or a specific exam version, please contact us.

CompTIA Linux+ Virtual Labs and Practice Test

In this showcase you will be able to purchase a selection of official CompTIA Linux+ exam preparation material and tools.
To better prepare for the final certification exam, you can purchase the CompTIA Linux+ Virtual Labs and the official Practice Test to simulate the real exam experience.

CompTIA Linux+ online exam

In this showcase you will be able to purchase CompTIA Linux+ exam voucher only to take the online exam through Pearson VUE, in test centers or in online modality.

iLEARN is a CompTIA Delivery Partner 
for CompTIA Linux+ courses and exams

What is CompTIA Linux+?

CompTIA Linux+ is an advanced certification for those who will use Linux to manage a wide range of elements, such as cars, smartphones, servers and supercomputers. This is because a huge number of enterprises use Linux in cloud, cybersecurity, mobile and web administration applications.


CompTIA Linux+ training and certification course


Why CompTIA Linux+?

There are many reasons to choose CompTIA Linux+ certification:

  • CompTIA Linux+ is the only Linux professional certification covering the latest foundational skills and is in high demand by employers
  • CompTIA Linux+ exams are partially performance-based, so this will validate promptly candidates' ability to apply the syllabus in the real world
  • CompTIA Linux+ is very relevant because it covers all major Linux distributions. This provides a solid foundation for advanced supplier or distribution specific knowledge
  • This CompTIA Linux+ course focuses entirely on the skills needed to support and manage IT infrastructure

Calculate your potential salary with CompTIA Linux+ certification with the salary calculator.


What is CompTIA Linux+ useful for?

CompTIA Linux+ is suited for professionals working with Linux-based systems. It covers everything required to support IT infrastructures, including infrastructure management, cybersecurity, and cloud management. It has also recently been revised to focus on the latest topics, such as:

  • Kernel models
  • Storage & visualization
  • Security
  • Networking & firewalls
  • Git & automation
  • Enterprise-level device management
  • Server-side & command line
  • Server coverage
  • SELinux

Read this CompTIA article to learn more about the opportunities Linux+ will give you.


How can I study for CompTIA Linux+ exam?

iLEARN provides a selection of training options and exam material to prepare for CompTIA Linux+ exam:

  • E-Learning (self-paced): training provided through an online learning management system from anywhere and anytime
  • Self-study material: electronic material (eBook – CompTIA Study Guide) to be studied autonomously
  • Virtual Labs:  virtual laboratory environments designed to address practical and performance-based aspects of the exam preparation
  • Practice Tests (mock exams): an adaptable and realistic practice test experience that works well as a follow-up to other training as it really diagnoses your knowledge gaps and then trains you in your areas of weakness.

Read this CompTIA article to get some tips on how to handle the exam preparation journey.


What is the latest CompTIA Linux+ version?

The latest version of CompTIA Linux+ certification available at the moment is CompTIA Linux+ XK0-005 released in July 2022.


CompTIA Linux+ certification renewal

CompTIA Linux+ certificate expires three years from the date a candidate earned it and it must be renewed before its expiration date, through the CompTIA Continuing Education (CE) Program. In order to renew the certificate, candidate must:

  • Complete a CertMaster CE (online self-paced CE course) OR
  • Collect at least 50 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Learn more about the CompTIA Continuing Education Program.

Details about CompTIA Linux+ course


After CompTIA Linux+ training candidate will learn to:

  • Configure systems and manage hardware. This includes the Linux boost process concepts, network connection parameters, kernel models, managing storage, localization options, and cloud and virtualization technologies
  • Operate and maintain systems, including managing users and groups, managing services, software operations, and working with files. Candidates also learn how to use and operate Linux devices, explain server roles, schedule and automate jobs, and compare and contrast Linux graphical user interfaces
  • Apply security solutions in practical situations, including access and authentication messages, user/group permissions and ownership, logging services, Linux firewalls, file backup, compression, restoration, and other best practices
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose issues relating to Linux in areas such as system properties, hardware, applications, and users
  • Key automation and scripting skills, such as GIT version control, orchestration processes and concepts, and BASH scripts

Who it is aimed at

  • Linux Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Web Administrator
  • Systems Administrator


  • Hardware & System Configuration - Configure kernel modules, network parameters, storage, cloud and virtualization technologies
  • System Operation & 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 & Diagnostics - Analyze system properties and processes and troubleshoot user, application and hardware issues
  • Automation & Scripting - Execute basic BASH scripts, version control using Git, and orchestration processes


In order to access CompTIA Linux+ course and exam, candidates are recommended to have:

  • CompTIA A+ or CompTIA Network+ certificates
  • From 9 to 12 months of Linux admin experience


  • Online course duration: 12 months access
  • Self-study material: 12 months access



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Exam format

  • Exam code: XK0-005
  • Performance-based, Multiple Choice (Single Response), Multiple Response and Fill-in-the-Blank questions
  • Maximum of 90 questions
  • Passing score 720 (on a scale of 100-900)
  • Testing provider: Person Vue (Testing Center or Online Testing). For more information about exams with Pearson Vue please visit this page.
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With the purchase of e-learning packages with 30 days and 1 year of duration, exam doesn’t have to be necessarily taken within the closing date of the account on the e-learning platform. The validity of the exam voucher code is 12 months starting from the issue date.

During the purchase process it is possible to register data and details of each participant. 

The activation date of the package can be selected during the purchase process on our website. The days of access to the course, indicated in the title of the product, will be calculated starting from the selected date. Payment must be completed before the activation date.

30 days or 1 year are to be considered as the period, so the days, during which it is possible to access the purchased training courses on our e-learning platform. These periods start on the activation date selected during the purchase process on our webiste. The activation date can be chosen and selected within 30 days from the purchase date. If you need more flexibility, do not hesitate to contact us.  


Exam voucher code is usually issued at the activation of the e-learning course, anyway it can also be issued at the end of the e-learning course of sent after 24/48 hours from the order date. In case of purchase for exam only, exam voucher code is issued at purchase confirmation, always after the receipt of payment.