May 2012

  • 2012 Future of Open Source Survey: Get your LPIC now!

    By slamberton on May 23, 2012

    Announced last month at the Open Source Business Conference in San Francisco were the results of the "2012 Future of Open Source Survey Results".  This is the sixth annual report on Open Source produced by North Bridge Venture Partners and Black Duck Software. The survey, conducted in partnership...

  • Global Knowledge: 2012 IT Skills and Salary Report

    By slamberton on May 22, 2012

    In April, Global Knowledge and TechRepublic released their "2012 IT Skills and Salary Report".  The report surveyed some 9,500 IT and other professionals from around the world (although 76% of the respondents were from North America).  Despite the continuing impact of a shaky economic recovery in...

  • Be a Linux Essentials "Hero"

    By slamberton on May 10, 2012

    Last month (http://www.lpi.org/news/linux-essentials-beta-exams-call-volunteers) LPI issued a call for volunteers for the first "beta" exams for the Linux Professionals Institute's "Linux Essentials" program during LinuxTag, May 23-26 in Berlin, Germany. To date 20 "...

  • Guidance

    By maddog on May 7, 2012

    By Jon "maddog" Hall Recently one of the members of my Linux user's group sent me email and said that they had found a prodigy. A young person was installing the GNU/Linux system on everything in sight, and was very interested in learning more. Not only was this young person technically gifted, but...