(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:
“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:
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
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.
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: