February 2011

  • Tunisia: a small country but a big nation

    By maddog on February 23, 2011

    “Imagine your commitment to Linux professionalism was so great that you sat for your LPI exam with demonstrations and army in the street outside and snipers on the roof of the building!” - Scott Lamberton, LPI Tunisia: a country of slightly over 10 million people, which a few weeks ago may have...

  • LPI@FOSDEM, Brussels, Belgium

    By maddog on February 23, 2011

    (Editor's Note: this blog post is provided by Fabrice Mous of LPI-Netherlands. Fabrice regularly blogs on LPI and other issues pertaining to Free and Open Source Software in the Netherlands). It often happens that one becomes inspired and energized by people that you meet with and the activities...

  • Do not be a Nerd!

    By maddog on February 7, 2011

    Recently I was talking to some investors about a new project where systems administrators would be their own sales force for IT services. The investors told me that it would never work, because “computer people are nerds” and do not have the social skills to be salespeople. I was a little shocked...

  • Another LPI-101 screencast PaulPaulito.com

    By maddog on February 7, 2011

    In January, we shared a screencast from PaulPaulito.com. PaulPaulito.com has fully-updated courseware for LPI-101 which will soon be available to subscribers at www.paulpaulito.com Screencasts will be offered in English, German and Spanish. Additional support materials will also be available such...