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Old 01-08-2006, 01:21 PM   #1
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Study Matterials for LPIC-2/3?


There appears to be a decent sybex book for LPIC-1, just released Sept 2005.

But what about LPIC-2/3? Anything recent, and worthwhile for those?

I don't know if I've seen matterial for LPIC-3.
 
Old 01-13-2006, 06:15 AM   #2
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LPIC-3 is all electives. It's my understanding you'll have to pick two of the available L3 tests. Currently there's only one available though (I think, not 100% sure) and that's on Samba. So pretty much any book that'll give you a thorough understanding of Samba would work.

As for L2 study materials, I've been seaching myself to no avail. And FWIW, I believe this to be a BIG business developement mistake on LPI's part. The middle ground is where they have no competition. Linux+ competes directly with LPIC-1 and higher certs like RHCE compete directly with LPIC-3 (or will someday.) It's the intermediate level admin that has gone unserved by existing certifications. That's the niche they could have grabbed without a struggle.
 
Old 01-13-2006, 06:35 AM   #3
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I agree entirely about lack of study matterials being "a BIG business developement mistake." Nobody is going to get to LPIC-3 tests, if they can't study for the LPIC-2.

I think this is, and has been, a problem with a lot of cert programs. The ebiz+ has been retired, never where any books for self-study on that. The ITIL may have a good program, but try to find self-study matterials geared towards the exam - esspecially the advanced exams. Consider the popularity of msft certs and the a+/net+ certs, where there are always plenty of study matterials available. The CISSP was never all that popular, until study matterials became available. I think CIW has also shot themselves in the foot by changing their introductory exam, without any study matterials being available.
 
Old 01-13-2006, 06:57 AM   #4
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I'm studying for Security+ myself ATM. A topic I've always been interested in but never pursued vigorously until a sufficient number of "self-study" materials became available. Though I suppose much of it could be used in a formal educational setting too, for those who need additional instruction, like which chapter to read on what day.
 
Old 01-19-2006, 03:23 AM   #5
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I have the security+, and have found it to be completely worthless.
 
Old 01-19-2006, 09:12 AM   #6
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Security+ is accepted my Microsoft and not only counts as an elective towards your MCSA and/or MCSE but also adds a specialization designation to those certs, upgrading them to "MCSA: Security" and "MCSE: Security".

http://www.microsoft.com/learning/mcp/partners.asp
 
Old 01-28-2006, 06:31 AM   #7
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maybe this can help a bit

http://snow.nl/dist/xhtmlc/index.html

regards,

tlowk
 
Old 01-27-2010, 11:05 PM   #8
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Materials for LPIC-2 LPIC-3

Hi,
found a page www.LinuxCBT.com which contains a lot of materials which LPIC-2, LPIC-3 contains. I ask the author to make a videos for LPIC-2, LPIC-3. If you can send him email. Maybe we will convince him!!! Mail them @ info@LinuxCBT.com.

Julia
 
Old 03-31-2011, 09:14 AM   #9
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LPIC-2 Study Materials

There is a complete shortage of study materials for the LPIC-2 which I am currently studying for, I have scoured the net for awhile and found the following:

CBT Nuggets Video Series: (from 2006)
http://www.cbtnuggets.com/series?id=228

VTC Video Series:
http://www.vtc.com/products/Linux-Pr...-Tutorials.htm

There are several books but they are all pre-2009 objectives changes.
The best LPIC book I found that had practically everything on the LPIC-1 exam was:
LPIC-1 Linux Professional Instutute Certification Study Guide 2nd Edition - Sybex (ISBN: 978-0-470-40483-6)
....the new revised edition from the same company is coming out soon.
Barnes and Noble says that it will be released May 10th
http://search.barnesandnoble.com/LPI...=1&USRI=lpic-2

There are also several books and wiki's available for studying available via a simple Google search but they are all older and do not cover the 2009 objectives. I would recommend looking at the LPI page for the detailed objectives.
http://www.lpi.org/eng/certification...led_objectives
http://www.lpi.org/eng/certification...led_objectives

Make sure you know the material covered in the objectives backwards and forwards and regardless what you use to study and you will pass.
 
Old 03-31-2011, 06:51 PM   #10
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You're skipping LPIC-1?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/LPIC-2-Linux...1615358&sr=8-1 That's the new sylabus for LPIC-2. The book is actually released on 22nd April if you can wait three weeks
 
  


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