LPI-News May and June 2004
skpoe at ucd.net
Mon Jun 28 14:12:09 EDT 2004
Wilma Silbermann wrote:
> 1; New Courseware for LPI Level 2 certification exams.
> 2; Re-write of the exams and new ventures
> 3; LPI will attend events around the world
> 4; Translated exams
> 5; LPI Bulgaria
> 6; LPI in India
> 7; New approved training material (LATM)
> Here is a new resource for those of you preparing for the Level 2
> Snow.nl have been supporters of LPI for some time, and have created
> this free resource
> over the past few months. Joost Helberg helped to develop this
> resource, and sends
> these comments;
> " The resource published on our web-site, anyone can read it.
> Snow sells Unix Services and wants to recruit the best Unix people in the
> Netherlands. We've endorsed LPI since the very beginning and think that
> certifying LPIC-1 and 2 is a very good way to ensure quality of our
> services as well
> as employees."
> LPI would like to thank Snow.nl for their continued support and
> Ongoing re-write of the exams & looking for input on the new "Core
> Linux" project.
> Please join the exam development mailing list if you have any technical
> knowledge and you would be interested in helping - ideas, exam items
> or job tasks are
> requested on Level 1, 2 or 3 and we have a new project to be
> developed known as the
> Core Linux project, (this is shown on our site as Linux Concepts).
> LPI needs a Project lead and editor for this new area of development
> - please contact
> Kara Pritchard (our exam dev. director) for more details if you are
> interested in helping out.
> kara at lpi.org
> These supporters of LPI came together during a weekend of exam
> development in St Louis
> Missouri - and are helping to create new items and ideas for the LPI
> exams. We thank them sincerely for their time and creativity.
> Bruno Gomes Pessanha from Rio de Janeiro
> D.Bogziatzoules (Taki) from Munich Germany
> Bryan Smith from California
> Steve Poe from Florida
> Richard Fifarek from Colorado
> 3. Here are some the events and locations that LPI will be attending
> in the next
> few months;
> *In June LPI's president, Evan Leibovitch will be in Japan,
> *Malaysia and Singapore and will visit some of LPI's training partners;
> *Linux World San Francisco - August 2004
> Our annual attendance in San Francisco will see LPI staff actively
> engaged in conducting an Exam Lab, trade show booth and an advisory
> *Portland, Oregon - July 2004
> *Jamaica Linux Users Group - July 2004
> If you are attending any of the above events, we would be pleased to
> see you
> and encourage you to come and say hello to the LPI representatives at
> event. Exam labs will be conducted in most of these locations.
> LPI -German also participated in the recent Linux Tag in Karlsruhe
> Germany .
> Translated exams -
> A quick reminder. LPI has recently translated the Level 1 exams into;
> French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese and German.
> We are looking for candidates to take these translated exams at a 25%
> until Sept 30th 2004 at any Prometric testing site around the world.
> Please use the code "25beta" when registering at www.prometric.com for
> exams in the above mentioned languages.
> When registering for the exam please read the payment information page
> it will show you where to input the code to receive the 25% discount.
> In the translated exams, you will be able to access the English
> versions of the questions.
> When you take the exam, please include any feedback that will improve
> our translations.
> These exams are valid for certification.
> LPI Bulgaria
> Under the umbrella organization of Free Software Association - LPI
> Bulgaria is helping create awareness
> of LPI in Eastern Europe.
> Some interesting news from Bulgaria - regarding use of Linux in the
> government arena.
> _Bulgarian members of Parliament and Internet Society Bulgaria
> chairman file a case
> at the Bulgarian Competition Protection Commission in Sofia against
> Microsoft Bulgaria
> and Microsoft Corp, USA._
> The members of the Bulgarian Parliament Ivan Ivanov and MP m.d.Stoicho
> signed today, June 16th, 2004 a letter to the Competition Protection
> Commission in Sofia
> with 4 points questioning Microsoft practices and business behaviour.
> Letter is also signed by Veni Markovski, chairman of the Internet
> Society in Bulgaria.
> For more information;
> In French - MP Ivan Ivanov - ivanov.in at box.bol.bt
> In English - Veni Markovski - veni at veni.com
> 6. LPI goes to India in August 2004
> Passage to India
> Glenn McKnight will be traveling to three cities in India:
> Mumbai, New Delhi and Bangalore where he will participating with a
> roadshow conducting proctor training, exam labs and seminars. This
> will be LPI's first formal entry into the Indian subcontinent during
> the height of
> Indian summer which is known to reach temperatures of over 45 degrees
> centigrade. We hope to heat up the Linux market in India with a cost
> effective exam labs.
> More information will be available next month as Novell and LPI create
> a detailed
> itinerary of the roadshow.
> 7. LPI Approved Training Material.
> LPI-German in co-operation with SerNet.de will offer the opportunity
> for courseware providers to have their product put through rigorous
> evaluation and approval.
> Recently one more company put their courseware through an approval
> process through SerNet;
> We congratulate LinUpFront GmbH for having their product approved.
> http://www.linupfront.de haiko.mueller at linupfront.de
> Linupfront.de offers their courseware in German only at this point.
> LPI approved materials are available in English at this site;
> We thank you for your support of LPI.
> Let us know if you have comments or questions.
> Wilma Silbermann
> VP Operations
> wilma at lpi.org
> 905 874 4822
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