LPI Community Corner

  • Raise your Voice about the Future of Open Source

    By ekurze on February 24, 2015

    The Linux Professional Institute has become a collaborating organization of the 2015 Future of Open Source Survey to help encourage participation in the survey by the Linux and Open Source communities. Developed by Black Duck Software, North Bridge, and in partnership with Forrester Research...

  • New LPIC-1, LPIC-304, and LE exams are almost here!

    By ekurze on January 28, 2015

    UPDATED: February 17th. Due to some unforseen technical difficulties with launch, our new exam launch has been slightly delayed. Information has been updated below. We apologize for any inconvenience. We're putting the finishing touches on the new versions of the LPIC-1, LPIC-304 and Linux...

  • LPI to Offer Discounted Exams during FOSDEM 2015 in Brussels

    By ekurze on January 21, 2015

    FOSDEM is a free and non-commercial event at the Université libre de Bruxelles that offers open source communities a place to meet, share ideas and collaborate. It is renowned for being highly developer-oriented and with 5000+ visitors from all over the world it is one of the world's largest...

  • 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....

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