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Linux Profesional Institute News for October 24 2000

Oct 26, 2000, 21:42 (0 Talkback[s])

Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2000 17:28:54 -0400
From: lpi-announce-bounce@lpi.org
To: lpi-announce@lpi.org
Subject: LPI News - October 24 2000

Welcome to yet another edition of LPI News.

Comments, concerns or ideas for the newsletter are always appreciated.
Please contact me at: wilma@lpi.org

Here are the most recent happenings at LPI.


We are pleased to be able to report that our first level exams, LPI 101 and 102 are now Live at all Vue (Virtual University Enterprises-
http://www.vue.com/linux) This means that if you take your exams today, you will receive your results immediately - no waiting! This is true of all the Vue locations both in North America and also around the world.


Now that we are Live, we will be sending all remaining score reports to our candidates by October 25th. Please look for your score reports to arrive by snail mail by the end of October 2000.


Our friends in South Africa - CLUG (Cape Linux Users Group) recently participated in a show called "Computer Faire Cape 2000" in Cape Town. http://www.cfaire.co.za/obc/cape/frameset_index.html Our thanks to Thomas Andrews who did some promotion of the LPI program. Thomas says Linux is really gaining some ground in South Africa - good news!


We are busy trying to get LPI recognized, and to that end we try to attend as many shows, and conferences as possible to talk to people and let them know our mandate, and our philosophy.

We were at: Interop in Atlanta in September and also at ALS (Atlanta Linux Showcase) - We were also in Frankfurt at the Linux Business Expo there. Thanks to those who came by to either help out or just to say hello.

If you are interested in participating either as a booth assistant of speaker for LPI - please let me know, we would love to have you participate in some way:


Our next 'appearances' will be at the Toronto Linux Expo at the Toronto Convention Centre on October 30th, 31st and Nov 1st. http://www.linuxexpocanada.com/EN/ and; Comdex in Las Vegas Nevada - November 13th to 17th. http://www.key3media.com/comdex/

We have volunteers assisting us at shows in Kuala Lumpur, http://linuxworldmalaysia.com and in Austin, Texas at the ITEC show http://goitec.com - thank you, Dave Mynatt and friends in Austin, http://goitec.com - thank you, Dave Mynatt and friends in Austin, and Richard Sharpe who will be in Malaysia.

Hope to see some or you at these shows - please drop by and say hello!


You will have noticed that we now have 5 different translations of our website available - and we are in process of translating into quite a few others, thanks so much to those who have helped make this happen! http://www.lpi.org If you are interested in helping with translations, please contact
me - wilma@lpi.org


It's been another exciting month here at LPI, and we are just waiting for the translation to be completed so that our exams will also be available in Japanese - More on this issue in the next LPI-NEWS!

Thanks to you all for your support of LPI.