2020-2021 Catalog 
    Jun 25, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

CNT 130 - Linux+: Linux Operating System Certification

Description: Installation, management, and support of the Linux operating system. Advanced topics including disk management, configuration of network services, and security. Prepares students for the CompTIA Linux+ certification requirements.

Prerequisites: CNT 115  or CNT 120  or CNT 121  

Credits: 4
Lecture: 3
Lab: 3

Course Content:
  1. Linux installation and setup
  2. Linux configuration and system access
  3. Linux file systems
  4. Linux user accounts and file permission
  5. Linux text editors
  6. Linux command line interface and shell environments
  7. The Linux graphical interface
  8. Linux system troubleshooting
  9. Linux system and hardware

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Plan for and install a Linux operating system.(1)
  2. Identify system hardware requirements and validate Linux support of the hardware.(1, 2, 9)
  3. Manage and navigate the Linux file system.(3, 4)
  4. Mount file systems and devices.(3)
  5. Create and delete users and groups within the Linux environment.(4)
  6. Identify and change file permission for users and groups in a Linux environment.(4)
  7. Use text editors to create, edit and save files.(5)
  8. Modify basic configuration files.(5)
  9. Use the Linux command line interface to perform file management, check system status, and manage system configuration.(6)
  10. Explain the concept of shell as used in the Linux operating system.(6)
  11. Configure, and maintain the Linux graphical interface.(7)
  12. Perform basic system management functions using the graphical user interface.(7)
  13. Manage and configure network services.(2)
  14. Install and configure network and file system security features. (2, 3)
  15. Troubleshoot problems involving a Linux operating system. (8)

Required Assessment:
  1. Cisco Academy on-line chapter exams and final exam. Cisco Academy skills final exam.