Timeline

  • 2020

    Membership released

  • 2019

    Launched learning.lpi.org to provide free Learning Materials and a list of all known study resources

  • 2018

    First cert holder for Linux Professional Institute DevOps Tools Engineer, also added BSD Specialist

  • 2017

    Bylaw change to include membership

    First DEVOPS TOOLS ENGINEER certification holder

  • 2014

    500.000 registrations

  • 2012

    First LINUX ESSENTIALS certification holder

  • 2010

    First LPIC-3 Mixed Environment certification holder

  • 2009

    Cert #50.000 delivered

  • 2008

    First LPIC-3 Security certfication holder

  • 2004

    UN Visit, keynotes and sponsoring of first ever open source in Africa conference

  • 2003

    Invitation to present as open source expert by ITU

    500 people exam lab in Hong Kong and World Summit on Information Society (WSIS)

  • 2002

    Cert #1.000 delivered

  • 2001

    First LPIC-2 certification holder

  • 2000

    First LPIC-1 certification holder

  • 1999

    LPI first incorporated and signed with Pearson VUE

    Advisory Council and German Affiliate are created. LPI logo contest. Initial sponsors sign on

    First mission statement, Initiation Job Task Analysis for LPIC attracts 1400 participants

  • 1998

    Separate certification efforts merge into a single one

    Dan York writes „Creating a Linux Certification and Training Program“ for Linux Gazette