LPI Community Corner
on March 27, 2012
I was recently in Nigeria for the first time, at the fifth edition of a meeting named Idlelo: the fifth African Conference on FOSS and the Digital Commons. Idlelo is an Southern African word for “common grazing ground”, and is a meeting held every two years in some country of Africa,...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...