CompTIA Linux+ Study Material

orlandoflorlandofl Member Posts: 216 ■■■□□□□□□□

I've decided to start pursuing the CompTIA Linux+ certification. I've complied a study list based on what i'm seeing on TE, if i've missed anything please chime in.

The Linux Command Line-William Shotts
The Linux Command Line by William E. Shotts, Jr.

Linux Acadmey

I'm up in the air about which book would be best suited for the LX0-103 and LX0-104 exams. I see:

All In One Linux+
CompTIA Linux+/LPIC-1 Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Second Edition (Exams LX0-103 & LX0-104/101-400 & 102-400): Robb Tracy: 9780071841689: Books

and the Linux+ Sybex book

Any advice on study material would be appreciated!

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  • DoubleNNsDoubleNNs Member Posts: 2,013 ■■■■■□□□□□
    I used the 1st 2 resources you've listed. That was pretty much all I used.

    Pricey, but I'd recommend Linux+ Guide to Linux Certification: Jason W. Eckert: 9781305107168: Books or even the Linux Bible as your main study source, but not really necessary.

    Edit: I forgot, I also blitzed through CBT Nuggets before going thru Linux Academy.
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  • cowillcowill Member Posts: 93 ■■□□□□□□□□
    I used all 4 of 101-102.......and more (CBT nuggets......Train Signal.......Linux in a nutshell)

    Sybex is.....blah......I barely read it....matter of fact, I let my friend hold it for his exam......

    Robb Tracy is cool....It gives you a logical approach to Linux overall, but the book is a pain to study with because it doesn't match up with the exam objectives straight through (Chapter 1 = 101.1 Chapter 2 = 102.1....etc)....It kinda goes all over the place

    Linux Academy is real cool......I think once I get past 102 next week, I'll really have fun.....especially standing up a LAMP stack......

    the William Shotts book is cool, but I think the real benefit in having that book comes AFTER you pass the test. I find myself not using it as much for studying.....its more of a reference book....Have it on the desk while you are configuring a server.

    Knowing what I know now...I would start with Linux Academy and maybe Robb Tracy..maybe CBT.....and keep it like that.....
  • varelgvarelg Banned Posts: 790
    Linux Academy alone will take care of it. Almost every candidate that goes through their program passes the exams.
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