Ubuntu launches its own certification

Ubuntu launches its own certificationThe most popular Linux distribution, Ubuntu has launched its own IT certification. Canonical Ltd. , the company that actually makes and sponsors the Ubuntu has announced the certification in combination with the Linux Professional Institute, better known as LPI. LPI offers many other certifications as well but this is the first one its doing in combination and support from a Linux Distribution maker. Canonical has taken to endorse the certification in response to industries demand as well as a professional's need.

In order to get certified, an individual must take the already existing two exams from the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) namely 101 and 102. Once an individual has passed these, they would need to pass an additional exam for Ubuntu. On passing all three exams, you get accredited credentials of LPIC-1 which is considered a very good entry level certification in the Linux community.

The news release from Ubuntu about this is located at http://www.ubuntu.com/news/ubuntucert