LPI Blog

Why are Beta Exams Important for the Certification Development?

26 February, 2019 - by Jasmina Jocic

In the fall of 2018, LPI held beta exam labs for the updated LPIC-1 certification.  Exam development is a complex process, both when it comes to updating existing certifications, and when it comes to developing new ones, such as the DevOps Tools Engineer which we released a year ago. ... Read more

Linux Essentials Version 1.6 Update

19 February, 2019 - by Fabian Thorns

Besides LPIC-1, the Linux Essential certificate received an update in October 2018, too. It is a minor update which brings the certificate from version 1.5 to version 1.6 and only includes a few changes. In today’s post we take a look at what’s new.... Read more

LPIC-1: iproute2 and NetworkManager

5 February, 2019 - by Fabian Thorns

The restructuring of the networking objectives is one of the major changes in LPIC-1 version 5.0. The entire topic 109 is dedicated to the connectivity of your system. The new structure divides the topic into networking fundamentals (109.1), persistent network configuration (109.2), troubleshooting and runtime configuration (109.3) and DNS name resolution (109.4).... Read more

LPIC-1: Systemd Beyond Services

29 January, 2019 - by Fabian Thorns

In today’s post, we review some topics related to systemd that go beyond starting and stopping services. These topics were added to LPIC-1 in version 5.0.... Read more

LPIC-1: Loading Linux

22 January, 2019 - by Fabian Thorns

In October 2018, LPI updated LPIC-1 to version 5.0 and Linux Essentials to version 1.6. In this blog series we will review the major changes introduced by these updates. Today, we start with an overview of ways to load the Linux kernel.... Read more