LinuxWorld 2002 to Feature Free Exams

By Lisa Vaas  |  Posted 2002-10-17 Print this article Print

The Linux Professional Institute will offer free LPI certification test exams at this month's LinuxWorld in Germany.

The Linux Professional Institute will offer free LPI certification test exams--a $100 savings--at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo on Oct. 30 and 31 in Frankfurt, Germany. Its a good cert to get, if you go by CRN magazine. In the recently released 2002 CRN Certification study, LPIs certificate was ranked No. 1 on the list of credentials expected to rise the "fastest in importance" in the coming year. Testing for the Level One and Level Two exams, exams 101 and 201, will be held in the Good Will room in Hall 4, Level 1, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on both days. Candidates should pre-register by clicking here to receive an LPI registration number before arriving at the test site.
LPI, an international non-profit organization established in 1999, has awarded over 16,000 Level One and Level Two certification exams globally since the program began in January 2000.
Lisa Vaas is News Editor/Operations for and also serves as editor of the Database topic center. Since 1995, she has also been a Webcast news show anchorperson and a reporter covering the IT industry. She has focused on customer relationship management technology, IT salaries and careers, effects of the H1-B visa on the technology workforce, wireless technology, security, and, most recently, databases and the technologies that touch upon them. Her articles have appeared in eWEEK's print edition, on, and in the startup IT magazine PC Connection. Prior to becoming a journalist, Vaas experienced an array of eye-opening careers, including driving a cab in Boston, photographing cranky babies in shopping malls, selling cameras, typography and computer training. She stopped a hair short of finishing an M.A. in English at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. She earned a B.S. in Communications from Emerson College. She runs two open-mic reading series in Boston and currently keeps bees in her home in Mashpee, Mass.

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