Celebrating Open Source: Linux Day Italia ’23 Highlights

Linux Day Italia 2023 marked a momentous occasion in the open-source community, celebrating its twenty-third edition with remarkable energy and enthusiasm. This event happened in multiple venues and we were very happy as LPI to be invited in the majestic … Read more

LPI Learning Materials – Becoming Part of the Project

An earlier article presented the LPI Learning Materials, which guide teachers and students in preparing for the LPI exams. These materials are developed by volunteers all over the world. The project has to manage numerous subprojects, support many publishing formats … Read more

Mastering LPI WDE: Materials, Practice, Simulations

In the previous articles of this series, we have examined the leading technologies covered by the Web Development Essentials certificate from Linux Professional Institute (LPI), both on the front-end side (such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript) and on the back-end … Read more

The Linux Advantage: Why Free Software Underlies Modern Computing

Free and open source software (FOSS) is ubiquitous nowadays, with the GNU/Linux operating system making particularly big strides. This article makes some observations and speculations about the reasons that FOSS is increasingly preferred over proprietary systems such as Windows. A … Read more

Exam Preparation with the LPI Learning Materials

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) started its Learning initiative in 2019 by publishing the first Learning Materials on As a supplement to specialist books from publishers or other platforms, the Learning Materials are designed for intensive preparation for their … Read more

Edutech Europe, Amsterdam, 2023: My Takeout

Amsterdam’s Edutech Europe 2023 was a whirlwind of innovation, collaboration, and insights into the world of education technology. The purpose of this conference is to promote dialogue and collaboration between educators and computer developers who aim products at education. Over … Read more

Mastering LPI WDE #5: Server-Side Programming with Databases and Node.js

The previous article in this series talked about JavaScript, the front-end programming language that makes web pages dynamic and enables interaction with the end user. Over the years, JavaScript has also expanded its server-side capabilities, finding applications in back-end programming. … Read more

Mastering LPI WDE #4: Spicing up the Web With Interaction via JavaScript

In the previous articles of this series, we have seen how HTML and CSS are the two fundamental languages for front-end programming. HTML allows you to structure a website, while CSS allows you to customize its visual appearance. The final … Read more

Mastering LPI WDE #3: Go Pro with CSS

The previous article in this series discussed the HTML language and how it gives semantic structure to text elements. Once the structure of a website has been created, it is necessary to customize it from a graphical point of view; … Read more

Alexandre Barelli: Introducing FOSS Into a Government Agency

I was fortunate to be introduced to the GNU/Linux operating system and related free and open source software (FOSS) early in my career. As I rose through government ranks in the São Paulo state of Brazil I brought this FOSS … Read more

Mastering LPI WDE #2: HTML, the Foundation of Web

When we browse the Internet, we move from one web page to another, pulling up a myriad of types of information and using various services. It’s like consulting an immense virtual library where each book can be compared to an … Read more

A Journey With Linux and Open Source: Bruno Alves

Welcome to another edition of our Share Your Voice series! Today, we have the pleasure of chatting with Bruno Alves, a seasoned Senior Linux System Administrator and DevOps Engineer with an impressive 13 years of experience. Bruno holds the LPIC-3 … Read more