Cert Prep: CompTIA Linux+ (XKO-004)

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    Looking to showcase your Linux skill set to potential employers? Earning the CompTIA Linux+ certification can go a long way in proving your expertise. This popular, job-based certification is even required by many employers as a base requirement for administering Linux servers. In this course, Grant McWilliams helps you prepare to pass the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam: XKO-004. This version of the exam was introduced in 2019 and replaces the LX0-103 and LX0-104 exams. Throughout this course, Grant goes over each of the key topics covered in exam XKO-004, including configuration, security, and troubleshooting. Along the way, he provides references to focused courses in our library that provide more in-depth coverage of the subjects covered on this exam.


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      Grant McWilliams

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      Grant McWilliams is a consultant, speaker, writer, professor, and developer specializing in Linux and open source.

      He's been a college professor for 15 years teaching at Bellevue College, Shoreline Community College, and Edmonds Community College. He's also provided custom training and curriculum for Boeing, Panasonic, Thales, and many other Fortune 500 corporations. His training focuses entirely on open-source and Linux technologies.

      His consulting company, Sound Linux Training and Consulting, has been in business for 25 years and specializes in creating custom solutions using open-source technologies. These have included Linux-based in-flight entertainment systems and massively scaled Xen hypervisor near-embedded platforms, as well as cloud, virtual and physical security scanning, and penetration testing appliances.

      His public speaking engagements include LinuxCon (New Orleans, 2013), Xen Project User Summit (NYC, 2014), and LinuxFest Northwest (Bellingham, WA, 2004–2011). His technical writing and editing achievements include writing documentation and man pages for Citrix XenServer via the Xenapi Admin Project.

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  • Prepare for the CompITA Linux+ certification

    - The CompTIA Linux+ certification is the most popular Linux certification to date. Perspective employers want assurance that you can do the job at hand. Knowing how to do something is one thing, having the credentials is quite another. The Linux+ certification goes a long ways towards proving your abilities. This course covers all Linux+ XKO-004 objectives, in a brief certification prep format. All chapters include assessment questions, concerning the same material, as well as life saving one page cheat sheets, to be printed and kept close to work station for reference. In fact this course has about 145 videos, 150 assessment questions and plenty of one page PDF cheat sheets. This course ends with tips and tricks on taking the exam, to help you prepare. As an added bonus, I provide quick reply answers to questions on videos in the Linkedin learning library. My name is Grant McWilliams, computer professor…

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