LPI Community Corner

  • LPI@Indiana LinuxFest: April 13-15

    By slamberton on March 26, 2012

    LPI is once again pleased to be sponsoring the second annual Indiana LinuxFest (ILF), April 13-15, at the Wyndam Indianapolis West Hotel, Indianapolis. During the conference LPI will host exam labs, an information booth, a BOF meeting and LPIC-1 Exam Cram sessions. LPI exam labs will be on Sunday...

  • LPI President and CEO Interview

    By rbrunson on March 15, 2012

    LPI President and CEO Jim Lacey's great interview at the Connect Arab Summit, 2012 in Doha Qatar.   For more videos from the Linux Professional Institute, please visit our Youtube Channel.

  • New Social Sharing Postcard

    By rbrunson on March 5, 2012

    How to Get One If we see you at one of the shows, you're very likely to have been handed one of these cool little cards, or maybe we gave you a stack to hand out at your local LUG or training center. Help Spread the News Like it?  Want to share it with others? If you click on this link, or the card...

  • Linux Foundation Report on Linux Adoption Trends in 2012

    By rbrunson on February 9, 2012

    Last month, the Linux Foundation released its report “Linux Adoption Trends 2012: A Survey of Enterprise End Users".  The data in the report reflects the results of the second invitation-only survey of The Linux Foundation’s Enterprise "End User Council" as well as other companies and government...

  • SCALE 10X: A successful event

    By slamberton on January 26, 2012

    The emails and calls started coming in this past Monday afternoon: follow up inquiries from our booth team, gracious comments on the LPI exam prep sessions, and most importantly LPI members who had all kinds of good things to say about SCALE 10X. Event attendees were particularly pleased with...

  • Field Report: LPI in Afghanistan in 2011

    By slamberton on January 18, 2012

    This last fall, LPI-Pakistan undertook an innovative training program to promote LPI certification in Afghanistan with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) at that organization's Information and Communication Technology Institute (ICTI) ITU Internet Training Centre in Kabul, Afghanistan...

  • A New Life

    By maddog on December 29, 2011

    Here is a blog for the season, and the end-of-the year.... While at LinuxCon, Brazil I met Leonard Wadewitz, the CompTIA Business Development Manager for Latin America. While most people know CompTIA for its certification program, it is actually a non-profit association of computer vendors...

  • LPI@Events: North America 2011-2012

    By slamberton on December 19, 2011

    LPI attends conferences and IT events around the world to promote Linux certification, IT workforce development and Open Source Technology.  We invite comments and reports from the LPI community on notable Linux events -- especially on those conferences LPI may have had the opportunity to be...

  • Forty Two Years of Hoarding ....time to pass it on: Latinoware, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil 2011

    By maddog on November 22, 2011

    The recent death of my mother, father and several of my “extended family” of friends have once again reminded me of my own mortality. I do not think of myself as an old man of 61. I think of myself as a young man of twenty-one, until I look in the mirror and wonder who this old guy is...

  • Nigeria Rising

    By maddog on September 27, 2011

    I often talk about the benefits of LPI certification and I often talk about the value of case studies for convincing prospective customers that Free Software is good for their business, but it is seldom that I get to mix the two topics in the same blog. Not today....welcome to “Nigeria Rising...

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