CompTIA Linux+

CompTIA Linux+

Linux+ Certification: Hippo Cyber Institute

The Linux+ certification validates the competencies required of an early career system administrator supporting Linux systems.

The new  Linux+certification provided by the Hippo Cyber Institute is basically for the IT professionals who use Linux for managing everything from cars and smartphones to servers and supercomputers. A vast number of

enterprises use Linux in cloud, cybersecurity and in mobile and web administration applications.

In the new  Linux+ certification, candidates are required to pass only one exam for certification.

  • The Linux+ certification is the only job-focused Linux certification that covers the latest foundational skills demanded by any hiring manager.
  • Unlike other certifications, the new exam includes performance-based multiple-choice questions to ensure that the candidates can do their job properly.
  • The exam covers tasks associated with all major distributions of Linux, setting the foundation for advanced vendors.

The certification of Linux+ provided by Hippo Cyber Institute helps in covering common tasks of Linux which includes the Linux command line, basic maintenance, installing and configuring workstations along with networking.

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What Skills Will You Learn?


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



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

Exam Details

Exam CodesXK0-004
Launch DateApril 2, 2019
Exam DescriptionCompTIA Linux+ validates the skills of IT professionals with hands-on experience configuring, monitoring, and supporting servers running the Linux operating system. The new exam has an increased focus on the following topics: security, kernel modules, storage & visualization, device management at an enterprise level, git & automation, networking & firewalls, server side & command line, server (vs. client-based) coverage, troubleshooting and SELinux.
Number of QuestionsMaximum of 90 questions
Type of QuestionsPerformance-based, Multiple Choice (Single Response), Multiple Response and Fill-in-the-Blank
Length of Test90 Minutes
Passing Score720 (on a scale of 100 to 900)