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Linux Professional Institute (LPI) launches new LPIC-3 exams

There are multiple ways to get certified in Linux. One of the better known certifications are the LPIC-1, LPIC-2 and LPIC-3 certifications. These certifications can be obtained by successfully completing the relevant exams (there are multiple exams to take in order to obtain one of these certifications).

Now the LPIC-3 exams have been renewed to cover up to date topics such as LXC, Docker, Ceph or FreeIPA to name a few. The Linux Professional Institute therefore asks for beta "testers", taking the exam and give feedback afterwards with a survey. The exam will be counted as a regular exam, therefore renewing your existing LPIC-3 or achieve LPIC-3 if you hold a LPIC-2 certification.

LPI certification cards
LPI certification cards

Holders of an active LPIC-2 or LPIC-3 certification can apply to take part in the beta exams. The cost of a beta exam is $25 (USD) and the exams will be performed online using Pearson Vue's OnVUE platform.

Due to limited availability – only 175 candidates will be accepted per exam – not all applications will be considered.

Claudio Kuenzler
Claudio has been writing way over 1000 articles on his own blog since 2008 already. He is fascinated by technology, especially Open Source Software. As a Senior Systems Engineer he has seen and solved a lot of problems - and writes about them.

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