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LPI Satisfies Demand for Vendor-Neutral Linux Certs

Feb 02, 2004, 07:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"For people not at LinuxWorld, how much does each LPI exam cost?

"Evan Leibovitch: In the U.S., $100. We're doing certification exam labs around the world, and costs will vary from about $20 to $30.

"By the way, we will be doing an exam lab at China this year, where we intend to certify 600 people at a single event.

"To get a certification, do you have to take more than one exam? And how long does each exam session last?

"Leibovitch: To pass our level 1 criteria, you need to take two exams. The exams take an hour and a half each. The main goal for us is accessibility. We are not going to spread the process out over six exams and increase the costs for people to take our exam if that's not what's necessary. Could we spread it over six exams? Yeah, but that doesn't accomplish our purpose, which is making Linux professionalism accessible to as many people as possible..."

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