(Sacramento, CA, USA: March 27, 2013) - The Linux Professional Institute
(LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization
(http://www.lpi.org), announced promotional exam labs for their Linux
Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) at FOSSCOMM 2013 Greek Open
Source Communities Summit in Athens, Greece (http://hua.FOSSCOMM.gr) on
April 21, 2013.
FOSSCOMM 2013 is sponsored and organized by the Department of
Informatics and Telematics of Harokopio University of Athens.
"Events such as FOSSCOMM are an important part of the work that our
local LPI affiliates undertake to promote Linux professionals and IT
workforce development within their respective regions. We welcome the
support of the volunteer team behind FOSSCOMM and appreciate the
opportunity to work with the FOSS community of Greece in making such an
event successful," said Jim Lacey, president and CEO of LPI. Mr.Lacey
added that LPI-Greece (http://www.lpi.org.gr) is a regular contributor
and participant in the FOSS community of Greece.
"LPI certification is considered a significant qualification for our
graduates of the Department of Informatics and Telematics, Harokopio
University of Athens, as well as all IT professionals in Greece who wish
to establish their knowledge in this area through a highly recognized
certification program. We are very happy to organize an exam lab in
cooperation with LPI as part of the FOSSCOMM 2013 conference," said Dr.
Ourania Hatzi, Adjunct Lecturer and Research Associate of the Department
of Informatics and Telematics, Harokopio University of Athens and member
of the organizing committee of FOSSCOMM 2013.
The exam lab at the FOSSCOMM 2013 conference in Athens, Greece will take
place on Sunday, April 21, 2013. Further information concerning time and
room will be announced on the FOSSCOMM 2013 website. The following exams
will be available at the promotional price of 90 €: LPI-101, 102, 201,
202, 302 and 303. The LPIC-3 exam (LPI-301) will be available at 150 €.
Due to the limited amount of seats available for the LPI exams
candidates are asked to register in advance at http://www.lpi.org.gr.
Each exam takes approximately 90 minutes to complete. Participants are
advised to arrive at the exam lab 15 minutes before the beginning of the
exam. Candidates must bring their LPI ID and a government issued photo
identification to the exam lab. To participate in the exam labs you must
obtain an LPI ID at LPI's registration area:
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 5,000 testing
locations. Since 1999, LPI has delivered over 350,000+ exams and
120,000+ 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
About FOSSCOMM Open Source Summit:
FOSSCOMM (Free and Open Source Software Communities Meeting) is an
annual conference on Free Software and Open Source Software. The
conference is volunteer-organized by members of the Greek Free and Open
Source Software Community in a different city every year. The purpose of
the summit is the promotion of FOSS principles and to strengthen
relations inside the community. The meeting is organized during weekends
and includes presentations and labs by notable members of the Greek Open
Source community. Participation in FOSSCOMM is free and all expenses
are covered by donations and sponsorships.