LPI offers promotional exams at Indiana LinuxFest

(Sacramento, CA, USA: April 4, 2012) The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, announced promotional exam labs for their Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) at Indiana LinuxFest (ILF: http://www.indianalinux.org/), April 13-15, 2012 at the Wyndam Indianapolis West Hotel, Indianapolis. During the conference LPI will also host an information booth, a BOF meeting (TBA) and LPIC-1 Exam Cram sessions.

"LPI has for many years participated in regional Linux and Open Source events around the world as part of our support of the larger community.  It is with great pleasure that we are again a sponsor of the Indiana LinuxFest--now in its second year.  The return of ILF this year is indicative of the ongoing growth of Linux and Open Source Software within North America," said Jim Lacey, president and CEO of LPI.

LPI exam labs will be on Sunday, April 15th at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Wyndam Indianapolis West Hotel on the last day of ILF.  All exams will be available at the promotional price of $99 per exam, except for LPI-301 which will be $219. Details about the different exams are available on the LPI certification web page: http://www.lpi.org/linux-certifications/programs

To register for an LPI exam at ILF you may email events@lpi.org and indicate which time slot and exams you are interested in. Please bring picture ID and your LPI ID to the exam lab. LPI IDs can be obtained by registering online at: https://cs.lpi.org/caf/Xamman/register

In addition, an LPIC-1 Exam Cram Session is available on Friday, April 13th, as part of ILF Professional Day. The LPIC-1 Exam Cram session will be led by Ross Brunson, LPI’s Director of Member Services. These sessions will assist exam candidates in preparing for the LPIC-1 exams. Exam cram sessions include information on exam structure, question types, and how to use practical experience and one’s knowledge of Linux to determine the correct answers to exam questions. Participants in these exam cram sessions will also gain important tips, tricks and techniques in order to successfully complete and pass their LPI exams. Ross is an experienced presenter on this subject and welcomes all questions during his exam cram sessions.

Registration for ILF is free of charge.  However, there is an additional fee for the LPIC-1 Exam Cram Sessions (all proceeds to ILF).  Exam Cram Sessions do not include the cost of the exams.  For additional information see: http://www.indianalinux.org/cms/catalog/3

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 7,000 testing locations. Since 1999, LPI has delivered over 300,000 exams and 100,000 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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