Ubuntu Linux Courts Business with Certification Test
The popular community Linux distribution positions itself for enterprise use with a new certification program. (Linux-Watch)Ubuntu, one of the most popular community Linux distributions, is continuing its march toward becoming a more business-friendly distribution. In its latest move, Canonical Ltd., Ubuntus sponsor, and the LPI (Linux Professional Institute), the backers of the popular LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 Linux certifications, jointly announced the development of a certification for the Ubuntu distribution: the Ubuntu Certified Professional. This certification exam will enable qualified candidates to demonstrate specific expertise in the professional use of Ubuntu.
The first Ubuntu certification exam will be launched in Johannesburg, South Africa, May 16 - 19, 2006.