About the Linux+ (XK0-004) Exam
The new CompTIA Linux+ is for the IT pro who will use Linux to manage everything from cars and smartphones to servers and supercomputers, as a vast number of enterprises use Linux in cloud, cybersecurity, mobile and web administration applications.
In the new CompTIA Linux+, candidates are only required to pass one exam for certification.
- CompTIA Linux+ is the only job-focused Linux certification covering the latest foundational skills demanded by hiring managers.
- Unlike other certifications, the new exam includes performance-based and multiple-choice questions to identify the employees who can do the job.
- The exam covers tasks associated with all major distributions of Linux, setting the foundation for advanced vendor/distro-specific knowledge.
|TYPE OF QUESTIONS:||Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance based|
|LENGTH OF TEST:||90 Minutes|
|PASSING SCORE:||720 (on a scale of 100 to 900)|
|ESTIMATED RETIRE DATE:||TBD – Usually three years after launch|
* The retirement dates stated herein are the current dates provided by the respective vendor and can vary.
When preparing for your exam, it is very important that you not only KNOW what domain objectives will be covered on the exam, but that you UNDERSTAND each objective. Within the Domain Objectives section you will see how each domain is weighted on the exam. Carefully, review each domain in detail and use the added tools available to assist you in your studies.