Linux Professional Institute Hosts Exam Lab at openSUSE 2013 Conference

Posted by scottl on Jul 3, 2013 8:25 PM EDT
Linux Professional Institute; By Scott Lamberton
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(Sacramento, CA, USA - Thessaloniki, Greece: July 3, 2013) - The Linux Professional Institute (LPI: http://www.lpi.org), the world's premier Linux certification organization, announced promotional exam labs for their Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) at openSUSE 2013 Conference in Thessaloniki, Greece (http://conference.opensuse.org/) on July 20, 2013.

"LPI works with a number of Linux distributions including openSUSE. As LPI's exam development process relies on the support of dedicated volunteers from the Linux and Open Source community we also appreciate the importance of volunteer efforts to the development of openSUSE. We are pleased to be part of this community initiative with openSUSE and to be a certification provider for their openSUSE conference," said Jim Lacey, president and CEO of LPI.

The LPI exam lab at the openSUSE Conference in Thessaloniki, Greece will take place on Saturday, July 20, 2013. For more information on the LPI exam lab at openSUSE 2013 see the following:

http://conference.opensuse.org/#LPI

http://news.opensuse.org/2013/07/02/the-certification-value-...

“LPI certification is an industry standard and we are proud to partner and work with LPI. We are thrilled to see LPI collaborate with the openSUSE community to offer training and certification at the openSUSE Conference 2013 in Thessaloniki, Greece during 18-22 July” said Vincent Untz, on behalf of the openSUSE Board of Directors.

For information on full openSUSE conference registration see: https://conference.opensuse.org/osem/conference/osc2013/register

The following exams will be available at the promotional price of 85 €: LPI-101, 102, 201, 202, 302 and 303. The LPIC-3 exam (LPI-301) will be available at 145 €. 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/en/component/comprofiler/registers

LPI-Greece is planning a lottery where one exam candidates will receive a full refund! So, register for the exam lab now!

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: https://cs.lpi.org/caf/Xamman/register

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 125,000+ 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 and IDG.

About the openSUSE Conference 2013:

The openSUSE conference is the annual gathering of the community which support the openSUSE project together with other FOSS contributors and enthusiasts.The event in Thessaloniki will be our 5th conference.

About openSUSE:

The openSUSE project is a worldwide effort that promotes the use of Linux everywhere. openSUSE creates one of the world's best Linux distributions, working together in an open, transparent and friendly manner as part of the worldwide Free and Open Source Software community. For more information, visit: http://www.opensuse.org.

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