[Linux-aus] Ubuntu Certification

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Wed Apr 5 12:02:02 UTC 2006

Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Steve Walsh">
>>Now forgive me if I'm wrong, and please be nice enough to flame me off
>>list if I am, but I was under the impression the LPI's were meant to be
>>Vendor Neutral. By introducing a vendor specific exam into the LPI stream,
>>isn't this just moving the LPI's away from their Benefit ie - A means of
>>measuring the certified person's knowledge of the core linux kernel and
>>subsystem. ?
> I tend to think this model better supports the vendor neutral approach that
> LPI has taken. Choose your poison: LPI 101, 102 and Ubuntu 103 on top or an
> entirely separate RHCE or Novell certification?
> I reckon it'd be great if more distros supported, assisted and improved the
> LPI effort. :-)

LPI was already offering RPM and .deb versions, so as long as the 
differences are minor like that, then it's not a big problem. I think we 
need to remember that most of the underlying concepts really should 
apply to pretty much any Linux box.


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