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Community Corner: Vendor Neutrality and Sole Suppliers

In a recent article for LPI's blog, Jon "maddog" Hall outlines the virtues of vendor neutrality and secondary sources.

LPI Offers Linux Exams at Hoosier Educational Computer Coordinators Conference

(Sacramento, CA, USA: October 18, 2012) The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, will offer all LPIC exams and the new Linux Essentials exam at the Hoosier Educational Computer Coordinators Conference (HECC) November 16, 2012, at the Crowne Plaza, Union Station in Indianapolis, Indiana (http://hecc.k12.in.us/conference/sessions/index.cfm). During the HECC State Conference, LPI will also offer its popular full day LPIC-1 Exam Cram workshop on Thursday, November 14 (http://hecc.k12.in.us/conference/workshops/index.cfm).

LPI Announces Linux Essentials for North America

(Columbus, OH and Sacramento, CA, USA: September 29, 2012) The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, announced during Ohio LinuxFest 2012 in Columbus, Ohio (OLF) that LPI's Linux Essentials program measuring foundational knowledge in Linux and Open Source Software is now available in North America. Linux Essentials was initially released as a pilot program in Europe, the Middle East and Africa but due to popular demand has now expanded to North America.

Community Corner: Your IT Career in Open Source

In this blog post for LPI's "Community Corner", LPI staff describe several studies that highlight the growing need for Linux and Open Source professionals particularly those with certifications.

Community Corner: Into Africa: A visit to Kenya on Software Freedom Day, 2012

In a recent article for LPI's blog, Jon "maddog" Hall describes the events of Software Freedom Day in Kenya (http://www.lpi.org/blog/africa-visit-kenya-software-freedom-day-2012)

LPI Hosts Exam Labs at Ohio LinuxFest 2012

(Sacramento, CA, USA: September 5, 2012) The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, will offer all LPIC exams at the Ohio LinuxFest 2012 (Columbus, Ohio) on Sunday, September 30, 2012 (OLF: http://ohiolinux.org/certs). LPI will also present on the subject of "Catching the Wave of Open Source Careers" during OLF's Career Track (http://ohiolinux.org/careertrack).

LPI Hosts Exam Labs at SUSECon 2012

(Sacramento, CA, USA: August 23, 2012) The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, will offer all of its popular LPIC certification exams at SUSECon, September 18-21, 2012, at the Caribe Royale Hotel in Orlando, Florida (http://www.suse.com/events/susecon/). SUSECon is the first annual global conference for SUSE customers, partners and community enthusiasts. LPI will also participate in the openSUSE Summit (http://summit.opensuse.org/) directly following SUSECon.  

LPI supports Software Freedom Day in Kenya with Linux Essentials

(Sacramento, CA, USA: August 21, 2012) The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization and its affiliate, LPI-East Africa (http://www.lpi-eastafrica.org/) will host a "Linux Essentials" exam lab during Software Freedom Day (SFD: September 1, 2012) at Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya. LPI-East Africa is also co-sponsoring an "Open Source Developer Challenge" during the event with the Linux Professional Association of Kenya (http://lpakenya.org/).  

LPI Forum in Warsaw, Poland

(Sacramento, CA, USA and Kassel, Germany: August 1, 2012) The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization and its affiliate, LPI-Central Europe, will host a forum for Linux professionals at the Warsaw University of Technology in Warsaw, Poland on September 28, 2012. The event is being held under the honorary patronage of the Polish Ministry of the Economy (Ministerstwo Gospodark).   

Community Corner: "Free Education (As in Beer)"

In a recent blog post for LPI's Community Corner, Jon "maddog" Hall writes on how it is possible to obtain a free university education.  See

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