Linux Professional Institute offers promotional exams at Southeast LinuxFest

(Sacramento, CA, USA: May 2, 2012) The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, announced promotional exam labs for their Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) at Southeast LinuxFest (SELF: http://www.southeastlinuxfest.org/), June 8-10 in Charlotte, North Carolina. During the conference LPI will also host an information booth and an LPIC-1 Exam Cram session.

"Participation and attendance at Southeast LinuxFest has grown each year since its inception in 2009.  This has been possible through the support of sponsors,  volunteers, and a network of LUGs in eight states throughout the region.  LPI is pleased to be part of this groundswell of support as a community sponsor of this important regional Linux and Open Source event," said Jim Lacey, president and CEO of LPI.

LPI exam labs will be on Sunday, June 10th at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. at the Blake Hotel, Charlotte, North Carolina.  All exams will be available at the promotional price of $99 per exam, except for LPI-301 which will be $219. Details about the different exams are available on the LPI certification web page: http://www.lpi.org/linux-certifications/programs

To register for an LPI exam at SELF you may email events_at_lpi.org and indicate which time slot(s) and exam(s) you are interested in. Please bring picture ID and your LPI ID to the exam lab. LPI IDs can be obtained by registering online at: https://cs.lpi.org/caf/Xamman/register

The LPIC-1 Exam Cram session will be all day on Friday, June 8th and is free of charge.  The LPIC-1 Exam Cram session will be led by Ross Brunson, LPI’s Director of Member Services. These sessions will assist exam candidates in preparing for the LPIC-1 exams. Exam cram sessions include information on exam structure, question types, and how to use practical experience and one’s knowledge of Linux to determine the correct answers to exam questions. Participants in these exam cram sessions will also gain important tips, tricks and techniques in order to successfully complete and pass their LPI exams. Ross is an experienced presenter on this subject and welcomes all questions during his exam cram sessions.

LPI will also have an information booth during SELF--please feel free to drop by and ask questions about LPI's programs for IT professionals, training providers, academia, and solution providers.

Registration for SELF is free of charge: http://www.southeastlinuxfest.org/registration

The Linux Professional Institute is globally supported by the IT industry, enterprise customers, community professionals, government entities and the educational community. LPI's certification program is supported by an affiliate network spanning five continents and is distributed worldwide in multiple languages at more than 7,000 testing locations. Since 1999, LPI has delivered over 300,000 exams and 100,000 LPIC certifications around the world.

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About the Linux Professional Institute:

The Linux Professional Institute provides a global framework, industry leadership and other services to enhance, develop and further lifelong professional careers in Linux and Open Source technologies. Established as an international non-profit organization in September 1999 by the Linux community, the Linux Professional Institute continues to demonstrate recognized global leadership, direction and skill standards for those who pursue a career in Linux and Open Source technology. LPI advances the Linux and Open Source movement through strategic partners, sponsorships, innovative programs and community development activities. LPI's major financial sponsors are Platinum Sponsors IBM, Linux Journal, Linux Magazine, Novell, SGI, and TurboLinux as well as Gold Sponsors, HP and IDG.

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