How a GNU/Linux Distribution Succeeds, Part 1: Two Long-Lasting Examples

In the world of GNU/Linux distributions, many flourish like grass and then wither away. Despite many appealing elements, a lot of distributions lack staying power. But the ones that have been most successful share some key traits among their great … Read more

Antonio Sánchez Corbalán Spreads His FOSS Knowledge Across the Spanish Community

Linux Professional Institute signed up Antonio Sánchez Corbalán as an Authorized Training Partner in 2020. He has become extraordinarily popular by offering LPIC 1 training online (as well as Linux Essentials training), sometimes cost-free. Antonio has recently risen from the … Read more

Open Source JobHub connects job hunters with companies working in FOSS

Open Source JobHub (OSJH), a unique site that connects potential employees with companies working with free and open source software, has just formed a Sustaining Partnership with Linux Professional Institute (LPI). Launched in the first week of May,OSJH is similar, … Read more

The Secret of Morrolinux’s Success – Part 2: The Future

This article contains the second part of Massimiliano “Max” Roveri, Linux Professional Institute’s Community Manager, interview with Moreno Razzoli, aka Morrolinux, Linux champion, YouTuber, and, now, LPI Partner.  In the first leg of the interview, we talked with Moreno about … Read more

12,322 km, two non-profits, one project

It’s a Long Way to Tipperary, as an old song tells us. It’s an even longer way between Toronto and Karachi, especially if stopping in Dublin, Ireland (not far from Tipperary indeed); Milan, and Prato, Italy. If Google Maps (as per … Read more

Alex Muñoz Carmona: From LPI certificate to system administration

Alex Muñoz Carmona did his compulsory studies at INS Guinovarda in Piera, Catalonia. After finishing school, he took the LPI exam that qualified him to receive the Linux Essentials certificate, which he gives credit for helping him win his first … Read more

19 Years, 13 IT Certifications: Meet Angel Sayani

In searching for and sharing great stories from the Linux and Open Source worldwide community, we were delighted to come across Angel Sayani, a young–19 years old–IT professional with 13 certifications under her belt. Among them Linux Essentials, with LPIC-1 … Read more

The LPI community elects three members to its Board of Directors

All of us at Linux Professional Institute (LPI) want to congratulate our new Directors, elected at LPI’s Annual General Meeting held June 25 2022: VM (Vicky) Brasseur – USA (re-elected) Emmanuel Nguimbus – Cameroon Ricardo Prudenciato – Brazil The newly-elected … Read more

Ghassen Aouinti: Scaling IT skills through LPI’s certifications

I am Ghassen Aouinti, an IT engineer who spent many years managing my information system with traditional tools and then using software with monolithic architectures, sometimes quite complicated to implement.  Then, one day, LPI Maghreb launched a partnership with my … Read more

The Secret of Morrolinux’s Success – Part 1: Evolution From the Beginnings

As we recently announced on this site, Morrolinux recently signed with the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) as a new Platinum Training Partner (ATP) for Italy. Morrolinux is a one-man-project providing GNU/Linux and computer networking online training via Udemy, creating content … Read more

Recap and Survey on Our Interns’ NFT Project

Now that the fervor over NFTs is cooling down (or maybe not), this seems like a good time to close off our intern’s recent project.   Over the last summer, a couple of our interns worked on a small exploratory … Read more

East African Conference on Open Source (EACOS 2022)

Linux Professional Institute (LPI) in partnership with the Eastern African open source community hosted the second East African Conference on Open Source (EACOS-2022) from April 26 to 27, 2022. The event was held as a hybrid event for the first day … Read more