Certification in CompTIA Linux+ | Network & Security | GNU & UNIX DBA

Montreal College of Information Technology
Collège des technologies de l’information de Montréal EN FR


CompTIA Linux+
State of the Industry

This course offers participants with Linux command line skills to perform maintenance tasks including assisting users, executing backup and restore, in addition, to shut down and reboot of larger systems. Students are introduced to system architecture and basic GNU and UNIX commands. They then learn about Linux file systems and shell scripting along with hierarchy standards and data management. Finally, core concepts, namely administrative tasks and system services, are examined in depth along with security and networking concepts. This course prepares professionals for the official CompTIA linux+ certification.

* Morning, evening, weekends

Professional benefits

Professionals work in a wide array of companies, from startups to global organizations. The annual salary range for Linux-related job is between $41,985 and $86,523.

Who Should Apply

Systems, network and Linux Administrators
Technical support specialists and web administrators
Professionals interested in switching their career to Linux administration

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Big Data Developer

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Java Developer

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Sihame B

BI Developer

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Azemat Imani


Eligibility and Requirements

Undergraduate degree in any discipline A minimum of one-year, hands-on experience in Linux/System/network administration

Abilities acquired
at course completion

Differernces between the cold and hot plug and configure hardware devices

Booting using BIOS, Kernel

Shutdown and reboot using the command line

Partitions, GRUB legacy, local shared libraries

Debain, RPM and YUM packages

Shell environment and command sequences

Process output streams and text files

Processing execution priorities

Performing file directory functions and operations.

XFS, VAT, inodes, mounting and unmounting

File permissions and system files location

BASH functions, sh syntax, SUID rights of scripts

Data manipulation using SQL commands

X server and Window configuration

Light DM, XDM, KDM & GDM

AccessX and Assistive technology

Modify user, groups, Cron AND jobs

File permissions, local and time zone settings

Environment variables, NTP configuration

Syslog daemon, MTA programs, CUPS configuration

Networks masks and CIDR notation

UDP,ICMP and Subnetting

TCP/IP host configuration

Network interfaces and troubleshooting

Remote DNS servers.

Sudo configuration

TCP wrappers

Shadow passwords

Open SSH and GnuPG configuration


CompTIA Linux+

Configure hardware settings.
Booting system
Run levels and boot targets

Hard disk layout design
Installing a boot manager
Shared libraries and Debain package
RPM and YUM package management

Command line and process text streams
File management, streams, pipes and redirects.
Create, monitor processes and their execution priorities
Search text files and file editing operations.

Create partitions and maintain integrity of file systems
Mounting, Unmounting and disk quotas
File permissions and ownership
Symbolic links and system files

Shell environment
Shell scripts
SQL data management

Installing and Configuring X11
Setting up a display manager accessibility

Managing user and group accounts scheduling jobs.
Localization and internationalization

Maintain system time.
System logging and MTA basics
Configuring printers

Fundamentals of Internet protocols.
Basic network configuration and troubleshooting.
Configure client-side DNS.

Perform security administration tasks
Set up host security.
Securing data with encryption.



LX0-103 and LX0-104 - CompTIA Linux+ Certification


  • Industry-relevant, job-ready programs
  • Internship possibilities
  • Eligibility for off-campus work permit program [ocwpp]
  • Eligibility for post-graduation work permit [pgwp]
  • Eligibility for points under Quebec’s immigration policy
  • Scholarships and financial aid



Being an international student, I think it was crucial how I started my education in Canada. Small classes, laid-back atmosphere, and cheerful people are the factors that made Montreal College a perfect starting point for me.

Sanketh Joshi — STQA Student
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Montreal College
of Information Technology

Collège des technologies
de l’information de Montréal

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