LPI Community Corner

  • What you need to know about the LPIC-1 & 304 Exam Updates

    By ekurze on December 16, 2014

    Coming soon in January 2015 we’re releasing new versions of the LPIC-1 and LPIC-304 exams. To help accommodate candidates in all stages of study, we’re allowing you to take the new exam or the previous version for the first half of 2015. Here’s what you need to know: We’ve changed the way we label...

  • Ten-year-old Simon Bruder passes LPI Linux Essentials exam

    By ekurze on November 25, 2014

    The story is courtesy of of LPI Central Europe. (Kassel, Germany: November 25th, 2014)  The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, announced that ten-year-old Simon Bruder from Uffenheim passed the LPI Linux Essentials exam. During the event...

  • Former Students at Czech School Give Back by Integrating Linux Education

    By ekurze on November 3, 2014

    This feature story is courtesy of Martin Beránek at the Czech school SSPS (Smíchovská střední průmyslová škola) The beginning of Linux in Smíchovská střední průmyslová škola goes back a long time. At first we have began to use Linux in very fundamental way. We started to teach on dual boot stations...

  • Want to take LPIC-304 for free?

    By ekurze on October 8, 2014

    That's right, free as in beer! You can help support our exam development process and get your LPIC-304 Virtualization and High Availabilty certification in the process. We're helping our affiliates organize beta events between now and November 15th, for the new version of the exam. So if you're an...

  • LPI to Offer Exams at Ohio LinuxFest in Columbus Ohio October 24-26, 2014

    By ekurze on September 3, 2014

    LPI will have exam labs for their Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC and Linux Essentials) at this year's Ohio LinuxFest (OLF www.ohiolinux.org). Candidates have two opportunities to test for those wishing to complete both certification exams in a single weekend. Exam Sessions:...

  • OTC at Camp Shelby to offer Linux Training aligned with LPI

    By ekurze on August 15, 2014

    The Open Technology Center at the Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center in Mississippi has recently launched a Linux training course that maps to the LPI Linux Essentials Professional Development Certificate. "We welcome this as a great opportunity for Soldiers here in Mississippi. The IT...

  • 3-in-1 Advantage, Take Two!

    By ekurze on June 13, 2014

    As with many things in life, not everything goes as planned. When we announced the 10% off offer on the 3-in-1 Advantage in early May we unfortunately didn’t realize that Linux+ wasn’t available in the global marketplaces outside of North America. For those of you outside of the U.S....

  • LPIC Exam Development Update

    By ekurze on June 9, 2014

    The Linux and open source world is constantly evolving and we work hard to make sure our certification exams continue to reflect the latest advancements in the technology. In February, we announced that we are currently working to update our LPIC-1 and our LPIC-304 certification programs. We’ve...

  • The best kept secret we don’t want to keep!

    By ekurze on May 7, 2014

    At LPI we love to share information, whether it’s answering questions about certification, talking the latest trends in open source, or debating the best distro of Linux. But lately we’ve realized that some of our news hasn’t made its way to you, our community. Back in 2010, we partnered with...

  • These Asian Penguins Will Make Your Week!

    By ekurze on May 2, 2014

    The open source community never ceases to amaze me.  There’s certainly no shortage of awesome and inspiring projects out there. That said, the Asian Penguins are one of the best things I’ve ever come across. This group of middle-schoolers from Saint Paul, Minnesota use Linux and...

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