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Linux Professional Institute Certification Level 1

LPIC-1 is a junior level certification for Linux administrators. You should be able to perform maintenance tasks with the command line, install & configure a workstation and be able to configure a basic network.

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Linux Professional Institute Certification Level 2

LPIC-2 is aimed at advanced Linux professionals. To be awarded LPIC level 2 you should be able administer small to medium sized mixed networks and provide suggestions to upper management.

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Linux Professional Institute Certification Level 3

LPIC-3 is designed for senior-level Linux professionals in an enterprise environment.You should be able to concept, architect, install and troubleshoot LDAP software and integrate with Active Directory.

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Why Take an LPI Exam

Show that you know how to use Linux. When you have an LPI Certification, you have proven your Linux expertise.

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About LPI

LPI was formally incorporated as a non-profit organization in New Brunswick, Canada on October 25, 1999. It has operational offices in Toronto, Canada and Sacramento, USA - with affiliates around the world. LPI brings together an active and committed community of companies, IT professionals, training organizations and volunteers to achieve LPI's programs. LPI is recognized worldwide as the premier organization advocating and assisting in the professional use of Linux, Open Source, and Free Software.



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Recent Updates

LPI 101 - 102 Training and Exams comes to Capetown


LPI-Southern Africa will be hosting LPI Level 1 Training and Exams in the city of Capetown in August, Training dates are as follows, Start: 20 August 2012, Finish: 24 August 2012. For bookings and reservation you may contact us by email on or phone us on 011 781 8014. The Training and Exam Venue: Softline Technology Park, 3 Edison Way, Century CIty 7144

South Africa affiliate Welcomes DcDATA


Linux Professional Institute South Africa welcomes the new ATP, DcDATA from Pietermaritzburg in Kwazulu Natal. DcDATA was signed up during the last quarter of the year in 2011. This development will go a long in helping the South African Community getting Certified in Linux. Please click link above "Get Training" to locate your preferred training partner.

Software Freedom Day LPI Exams Specials


LPI Southern Africa is running LPI Exams Specials on the Software freedom Day(SFD), 15th of September 2012. To support the candates wishing to write on the SFD, Jumping Bean is offering a Linux LPIC1 Crash Course at reduced price just to complement the LPI gesture. These Exams will be written at the SFD Venue TBA in the near future. Contact Welly on Johannesburg 011 781 8014 or email for more.