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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

Recent Technical Innovation Requires New Exams: LPIC-1 version 5.0

15 January, 2019 - by Harald Maaßen

Since October 2018, the latest versions of the LPIC-1 exams are available. Many people see the exams 101 and 102, which are required to obtain the ‘LPIC-1: Linux Administrator’ certification, as an ideal starting point to launch a career in open source. Higher-level certifications, such as LPIC-2 and LPIC-3, are useful to reach senior levels in IT administration and to increase potential earnings.... Read more

Studying for the LPI Certification Exam

9 December, 2018 - by Cesar Brod

One of the question I often answer when taking part in a Free Software or Education event is, "How can I study for the LPI Certification Exam?" The answer for this question depends a lot on the student profile. Is she a self-taught person? Do they like to study in groups? Does he need a coach or teacher? In one way or another, this follow up question is usually "where do I get materials to study for this or that exam?"... Read more

Scratching The Itch? On LPI's Academic Advisory Council

4 December, 2018 - by Brian Smith

There may be no greater return on investment, and for not just the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) or any professional or learning organization, in the quest for human knowledge, than focusing on young adults who are still planning their careers. They are the next generation of leaders.... Read more