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Linux Professional Institute Certification Level 1

LPIC-1 is a junior level certification for Linux administrators. You should be able to perform maintenance tasks with the command line, install & configure a workstation and be able to configure a basic network.

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Linux Professional Institute Certification Level 2

LPIC-2 is aimed at advanced Linux professionals. To be awarded LPIC level 2 you should be able administer small to medium sized mixed networks and provide suggestions to upper management.

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Linux Professional Institute Certification Level 3

LPIC-3 is designed for senior-level Linux professionals in an enterprise environment.You should be able to concept, architect, install and troubleshoot LDAP software and integrate with Active Directory.

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Why Take an LPI Exam

Show that you know how to use Linux. When you have an LPI Certification, you have proven your Linux expertise.

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About LPI

LPI was formally incorporated as a non-profit organization in New Brunswick, Canada on October 25, 1999. It has operational offices in Toronto, Canada and Sacramento, USA - with affiliates around the world. LPI brings together an active and committed community of companies, IT professionals, training organizations and volunteers to achieve LPI's programs. LPI is recognized worldwide as the premier organization advocating and assisting in the professional use of Linux, Open Source, and Free Software.


LPI East


2nd Floor, Eagle House, Kimathi Street
P.O Box 74206 - 00200Nairobi, Kenya
Phone (+)254 20 2212485
Mobile (+)254 722 955831

Recent Updates

Africa Science Hack Day

Tue, 2012-04-15

LPI East Africa supported the Science Hack Day ( which took place at the Start-up garage, also known as 88 Mph (40 Piedmont Plaza along Ngong' Road, Nairobi), from 13th to 15th April, 2012. LPI East Africa donated LPI PBT Exam vouchers which was awarded to the leading participants at the event...

Forth coming LPI Exams

Sun, 2012-04-01

There are two PBT exam labs taking place in the coming days. On 29th June there will be an exam lab hosted by COSS UG at UMU, Nkozi (Kampala, Uganda). Please get in touch with Brian (+256 703/753 222 842) as soon as possible to participate. On 7thh July, LLC will host an exam lab in Nairobi, Kenya.  Please get in touch with Evans on (+254) 722 955831 or in case you want to take part. We will communicate the venue in a later date.

Linux Professional Institute announces Linux Essentials Program

Tue, 2012-03-13

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, announced Linux Essentials an innovative new program measuring foundation knowledge in Linux and Open Source Software. Targeted at new technology users, the Linux Essentials program is set to be adopted by schools, educational authorities, training centers and others commencing June 2012.