Linux Professional Institute Launches DevOps Tools Certification

Following intensive development work with the DevOps and open source communities, the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) is officially releasing the new Linux Professional Institute DevOps Tools Engineer certificate on Monday, October 16, 2017. This release follows the successful worldwide beta testing … Read more

Linux Essentials Now Available in Dutch

NASC, BiASC, and LPI Central Europe translate LPI‘s basic Linux exam The number of companies and institutions using open source across the globe is growing, making Linux skills an increasingly important part of many people’s work routine. Certification of these … Read more

Linux Professional Institute Releases Updated LPI 201 and 202 Exams

(Cobourg, Ontario, Canada; March 16, 2017) The Linux Professional Institute ( – the world’s leading Linux certification organization – released version 4.5 of their LPIC-2 Linux Engineer certification earlier this month. The new developments reflect recent changes in Linux technology … Read more

Linux Professional Institute DevOps Tools Engineer – Request for help in the Job Task Analysis (JTA)

Author: Jon maddog Hall. Some of my readers may know that I am the Chair for the Board of Directors of the Linux Professional Institute (LPI).  Like many things I do, this is a volunteer job, and I could not … Read more

LPI expands certifications to recognize the importance of DevOps to the open source community

LPI is launching a community-based consultation process to develop a new exam and certification for DevOps. Designed to reflect the growing importance of DevOps collaboration models and tools in both system administration and software development, the planned certification will require … Read more

Presentation Day and OSS Weekend in Kosice, Slovakia

On October 21st 2016, LPI Central Europe held a Presentation Day in Kosice, Slovakia. The meeting was organized together with the local training partner, LPI ATP, ELCT (, in the company’s facilities in Kosice. Elzbieta Godlewska, LPI Representative in Slovakia, … Read more

Join the Linux Professional Institute Development Community and earn your LPIC-2 Linux Engineer certification for free.

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) has updated the objectives for LPIC-2 and is offering free beta exams to a limited number of qualified candidates. The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) is organizing select events worldwide that offer a rare opportunity for … Read more

Linux Professional Institute launches new website and brand identity to reflect rededication to its mission.

Linux Professional Institute (LPI) is pleased to announce the launch of its new website and brand identity. These efforts enforce LPI’s purpose: to enable economic and creative opportunities for everybody by making Open Source knowledge and skills certification universally accessible. … Read more

LPI and Future Cert make a long-term commitment to the UK and Irish region

Many people do not know that the operating energy of the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) comes from partnering with professional companies and community groups to spread the word about Free and open source Software and the need for solid education … Read more

Linux Professional Institute Elects New Members to Board of Directors

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the leading vendor-independent Linux certification organization, today announced the addition of three members to their board of directors. The new directors, Jon “maddog” Hall, Evan Leibovitch, and C. Scudder Mead are long-term supporters of the … Read more

Linux Skills: IBM’s Commitment

Re-posted by permission of IBM. To view the original press release in Italian please visit: Linux skills: IBM’s commitment to the partner ecosystem in Italy A project in collaboration with the Linux Professional Institute Milan, Italy – March 30, … Read more

Linux Professional Institute Celebrates 15 Years Promoting Linux and open source

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the leading vendor-independent Linux certification organization, celebrates its fifteenth year as an organization committed to furthering the adoption of Linux and open source. The organization has led the way in growing the community of professionals … Read more