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Steps Toward a Great Career in Free and Open Source Software, Part 1

A career in free and open source software can be not only satisfying, but financially rewarding. You feel the excitement of being part of intense, goal-directed communities and of furthering projects that benefit people around the world. Because free software … Read more

11 Reasons to Switch From Windows to Linux

Today Microsoft releases its first major new version of Windows in more than six years, tagging this version of its flagship operating system with the number 11. The question is on the minds of millions: Windows 10? Or Windows 11? … Read more

LPIC-3 Mixed Environments 3.0 Introduction #05: 305 Linux Identity Management and File Sharing

This blog posting is the fifth and final in a series that helps you prepare for the new version 3.0 of the LPIC-3 Mixed Environments exam. In the previous posts we have learned a lot about managing identities for Windows systems. Even … Read more

The Many Meanings of Linux, Part 2 of 2

The first part of this article explored the astonishing impact of Linux on allowing an entirely free computer system, proving the viability of free and open source software, Triggering a move toward open standards and open source software, and bringing … Read more

Arjang OÜ: Why we have been an LPI training partner for ten years

Arjang OÜ is a computer training school centered in Istanbul, Turkiye. Our technical team consists of experienced trainers, developers, and system administrators. We have been delivering quality training both nationally and internationally. We also have a certification system to evaluate … Read more

LPIC-3 Mixed Environments 3.0 Introduction #04: 304: Samba Client Configuration

This blog posting is the fourth in a series that helps you prepare for the new version 3.0 of the LPIC-3 Mixed Environments exam. In the previous post we set up an entire infrastructure, containing of two Active Directory domain controllers, a … Read more

What the “Glocal history of FOSS” project is and what you can do for it

As you know already the Italian Linux Society, fresh from Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Community Partnership, teamed up with LPI and the broader Brazilian FOSS community on the “Glocal history of FOSS” project. Learn more, reading this post, about how … Read more

The Many Meanings of Linux, Part 1 of 2

A startling title appeared in the prestigious Yale Law Journal in 2002. At that time, academics, governments, and companies were exploring an exciting and potentially liberating idea: to take input about policies and products not just from duly credentialed experts, … Read more

The People behind the Learning Portal: Dr. Markus Wirtz – Manager Learning Materials

Linux Professional Institute (LPI) launched the Learning Portal in June 2019. The Learning Portal is the repository of all the Learning Materials for our exams. The whole project is managed by Dr. Markus Wirtz, Manager Learning Materials at LPI. We designed … Read more

LPIC-3 Mixed Environments 3.0 Introduction #03: 303 Samba Share Configuration

This blog posting is the third in a series that will help you to prepare for the new version 3.0 of the LPIC-3 Mixed Environments exam. In the previous posts we set up a virtual lab, installed Samba, and set up … Read more

LPIC-3 Mixed Environments 3.0 Introduction #02: 302 Samba and Active Directory Domains

This blog posting is the second in a series that will help you to prepare for the new version 3.0 of the LPIC-3 Mixed Environments exam. Active Directory is one of the major topics on LPI’s LPIC-3 Mixed Environments exam. … Read more

Simone “Simo” Bertulli and Kenny Armstrong: A conversation among LPI Members

How LPI members benefit from a growing membership program The young LPI Membership program was announced in late summer 2020. Lots of Members joined. What benefits do they get? In particular, what can they do to earn Professional Development Units … Read more