(Sacramento, CA, USA: April 8, 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 the Texas Linux Fest
(http://2013.texaslinuxfest.org/) at the AT&T Conference Center in
Austin, Texas on May 31, 2013.
All three levels of LPI's professional certification program (LPIC-1,
LPIC-2, LPIC-3) and the Linux Essentials exam will be offered. The
promotional price for all LPIC exams will be $99 (regularly priced at
$178) except for the LPI-301 exam which will be $219 (regularly $260).
The Linux Essentials exam will be $65. A full description of LPI's Linux
certification program and the Linux Essentials "Certificate of
Achievement" may be found at: http://www.lpi.org/linux-certifications
Advance registration and PayPal payments for LPI exams at the Texas
Linux Fest are available by emailing LPI at events_at_lpi.org. Please
indicate preferred exam(s) and time slot(s) when registering for the
exam labs. To participate in an exam lab, a candidate must have an LPI
ID which may be obtained at: https://cs.lpi.org/caf/Xamman/register
Candidates must make payment for their exam(s) on site 15 minutes prior
to the exam lab either by cash or check. Each exam takes approximately
90 minutes to complete with the exception of the Linux Essentials exam
in which 60 minutes is allocated to complete the exam. Exam labs are
scheduled for 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Friday, May 31st in room 101 of the
AT&T Conference Center.
PLEASE NOTE: candidates must bring their LPI ID and a government issued
photo identification to the exam lab in order to take any LPI exam.
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