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SFD 2021: An 11-hour community gathering

To be honest, we didn’t know what to expect. In retrospect, the year 2020 may have been a very odd year for Linux Professional Institute (LPI) to get initially involved with international Software Freedom Day (SFD). After all, this has … Per saperne di più

Steps Toward a Great Career in Free and Open Source Software, Part 2

The previous article described the benefits of a career in free and open source software along with four steps toward getting the skills you need for such a career. This article concludes the series with three more steps that put … Per saperne di più

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 … Per saperne di più

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? … Per saperne di più

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 … Per saperne di più

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 … Per saperne di più

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 … Per saperne di più

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 … Per saperne di più

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 … Per saperne di più

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, … Per saperne di più

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 … Per saperne di più

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 … Per saperne di più