[lpi-discuss] [LPI-News] Linux Professional Institute Hosts Exam Labs at SCALE and Indiana Linux Fest

Daniel Curry daniel at indyscomputergeek.com
Thu Jan 27 13:40:52 EST 2011


I'm in Indiana and would like to assist with the LPI exams on March 27th.
Who should I contact?


Daniel Curry
Indy's Computer Geek, LLC

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LPI Hosts Exam Labs at SCALE and Indiana Linux Fest

(Sacramento, CA, USA: January 27, 2011) - 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 SCALE 9x (Los Angeles,
California: February 27, 2011) and Indiana Linux Fest (Indianapolis,
Indiana: March 27, 2011).

Registration for LPI exams at SCALE 9x
(http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale9x/) and Indiana Linux Fest
(http://www.indianalinux.org/) is available by emailing LPI at

Please indicate preferred exam(s) and time slot(s) when registering for
exam events. To participate in the exam labs you must obtain an LPI ID at
LPI's registration area: https://www.lpi.org/caf/Xamman/register

On the day of the exam, candidates may make payment for their exams onsite
15 minutes prior to the exam lab by cheque. Exams may also be paid for in
advance by PayPal or credit card with LPI.  Each exam takes approximately
90 minutes to complete.

In addition, along with their exam payment, candidates should bring their
LPI ID and a government issued photo identification to the exam lab.

All three levels of LPI certification (LPIC-1, LPIC-2 and LPIC-3) will be
offered at these events.  The promotional price for all exams will be
$99 US (regularly $173), except for LPI-301 (the LPIC-3  certification
exam) which will be $219 US (regularly $260).

LPI exams will be proctored by Dru Lavigne of The BSD Certification Group.
Ms.Lavinge will be offering BSD Certification exams at these events.  For
more information on their program please visit their website at:

SCALE 9x: Southern California Linux Expo

This is the 9th consecutive year of the Southern California Linux Expo and
will be held on February 25 - 27, 2011 at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport,
5711 West Century Blvd., Lost Angeles, California.  Location and times of
LPI exam labs T.B.A.

The event features over 80 exhibitors, 60 speakers and six special events
including Open Source Software In Education, FOSS Mentoring, DevOps Day
Los Angeles, Los Angeles PostgreSQL Day, SCALE University and Fedora
Activity Day. Registration for the event is available at:

Indiana Linux Fest: March 25-27, 2011

This is the inaugural Indiana Linux Fest and is organized by The Indiana
F/oss Society.  LPI exam labs will held on March 27 at 11:00 a.m. and
13:00 p.m. at the Wyndam Indianapolis West Hotel (room # T.B.A.).

Conference keynotes include Tarus Balog of OpenNMS.org and Bradley M.
Kuhn, Executive Director, Software Freedom Conservancy. Registration for
the conference is free and is available at:

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 in more than 7,000 testing locations. Since 1999, LPI
has delivered over 270,000 exams and 90,000 LPIC certifications around the

# # #

About the Linux Professional Institute:

The Linux Professional Institute promotes and certifies essential skills
on Linux and Open Source technologies through the global delivery of
comprehensive, top-quality, vendor-independent exams. Established as an
international non-profit organization in September 1999 by the Linux
community, the Linux Professional Institute continues to demonstrate
recognized global leadership in the certification of Linux professionals.
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.

Media Contacts:

Scott Lamberton
Director of Communications
Linux Professional Institute
slamberton at lpi.org

Orv Beach and Larry Cafiero
Public Relations
Southern California Linux Expo
press at socallinuxexpo.org
Linux Professional Institute
media mailing list
Contact: Scott Lamberton, Director of Communications
Email: slamberton at lpi.org
Telephone: +1-905-269-0862

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