LPI Hosts Exam Labs at SouthEast LinuxFest 2013

(Sacramento, CA, USA: May 23, 2013) The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, announced promotional exam labs for their Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) at the SouthEast LinuxFest (SELF: http://www.southeastlinuxfest.org/) at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., June 9th at the Blake Hotel in Charlotte, NC. In addition, during SELF, Darrell Flewell, LPI CFO, will deliver a presentation on "Preparing For A Fantastic Career In Linux and Open Source" at 2:45 p.m., Saturday, June 8th in the Linode room of the Blake Hotel.

All three levels of LPI's professional certification program (LPIC-1, LPIC-2, LPIC-3) and the Linux Essentials exam will be offered at the exam labs. The promotional price for all LPIC exams will be $99 (regularly priced at $178) except for the LPI-301 exam which will be $219 (regularly $260). The Linux Essentials exam will be $65. A full description of LPI's Linux certification program and the Linux Essentials "Certificate of Achievement" may be found at: http://www.lpi.org/linux-certifications

Candidates must make payment for their exam(s) on site 15 minutes prior to the exam lab either by cash, check or credit card. Each exam takes approximately 90 minutes to complete with the exception of the Linux Essentials exam in which 60 minutes is allocated to complete the exam.

To participate in an exam lab, a candidate must have an LPI ID which may be obtained at: https://cs.lpi.org/caf/Xamman/register

PLEASE NOTE: candidates must bring their LPI ID and a government issued photo identification to the exam lab in order to take any LPI exam.

The Linux Professional Institute is globally supported by the IT industry, enterprise customers, community professionals, government entities and the educational community. LPI's certification program is supported by an affiliate network spanning five continents and is distributed worldwide in multiple languages at more than 5,000 testing locations. Since 1999, LPI has delivered over 350,000+ exams and 120,000+ LPIC certifications around the world.

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About the Linux Professional Institute:

The Linux Professional Institute provides a global framework, industry leadership and other services to enhance, develop and further lifelong professional careers in Linux and Open Source technologies. Established as an international non-profit organization in September 1999 by the Linux community, the Linux Professional Institute continues to demonstrate recognized global leadership, direction and skill standards for those who pursue a career in Linux and Open Source technology. LPI advances the Linux and Open Source movement through strategic partners, sponsorships, innovative programs and community development activities. LPI's major financial sponsors are Platinum Sponsors IBM, Linux Journal, Linux Magazine, Novell, SGI, and TurboLinux as well as Gold Sponsors, HP and IDG.

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