Open Education: The Many Ways to Target World Disparities

It’s universally recognized that education is the basis for solving problems everywhere: poverty, the status of women, adaptation to environmental disruption, and more. Anything that can spread high-quality education—and nowadays, we must specifically call for accurate education—is therefore contributing to … Read more

Why I Joined the LPI Board of Directors – Jon “maddog” Hall

Why am I active as a Board Director of the Linux Professional Institute? It certainly is not the money that I am paid, as it is completely a voluntary position. It is not the fame or stature that I receive, … Read more

LPI at PSITE ’24: Championing IT Certification

This March, Linux Professional Institute (LPI) was thrilled to participate in the Philippine Society of IT Educators’ (PSITE) National Convention 2024 at the Mallberry Suites Business Hotel in Cagayan De Oro City, Philippines. The convention, themed “New Era of Education: … Read more

Why I Joined the LPI Board of Directors – Ted Matsumura

My name is Ted Matsumura, and I am currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Linux Professional Institute (LPI). In this article I’ll explain why I joined the Board and what my experience there has been like. I … Read more

From Passion to Profession: Morrolinux’s Journey in FOSS

Is turning your passion into a profession possible? According to my experience, the answer is: YES. Does turning your passion into a profession mean you are just taking a shortcut around the tedious life journey of going to school and … Read more

A Crash Course in Cryptography

There are many fascinating topics in the universe of Information Security, but if I had to place one above all others (this being a purely personal opinion), Cryptography would occupy the highest level. This topic has its deepest roots in … Read more

Transforming Corporate Culture Through FOSS

Exploring the transformative impact of open source on corporate culture, this article by Ricardo Prudenciato delves into how embracing open-source methodologies not only revolutionizes software development but also fosters a collaborative, innovative work environment. That environment is covered by the … Read more

LPI in Brussels: European FOSS Insights and Innovations

In February, I had the pleasure of representing Linux Professional Institute (LPI) at several high-level Open Tech events in Brussels. It was a week brimming with activity for enthusiasts and professionals alike in the open source community. Photo: Day … Read more

Open Source Licenses: Source Code and the Legal Code

Among the objectives for the new Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Open Source Essentials certificate, the candidate has to deal with legal aspects of developing and using open source software in a professional environment. These aspects include license compliance, legal compliance, … Read more

FOSS, Privacy, and Innovation: Meet Tuta Mail

Tuta Mail is one of the privacy-preserving software projects with a big potential impact. In this interview with Tuta, we explore the transformative role of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in both the business realm and its broader social … Read more

Roles in Open Source: Bringing Order to the Chaos

By nature, software developers – and especially open source software developers – tend to value their independence. And like all of us, they each have opinions about how things should be done. So dealing with disagreements can be all part … Read more

The Big Open Source Vision at Schleswig-Holstein

A German state made big news recently by announcing that it was shifting to an open source strategy. Press releases focused on the decision of Schleswig-Holstein’s management to replace Microsoft Office with LibreOffice, the most popular open source office suite. … Read more