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Old 03-20-2011, 12:43 PM   #1
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Post linux certification


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can anyone tell are there any linux certifications?
and what are they?

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Old 03-20-2011, 12:46 PM   #2
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Hello,

Have a look at these. They're the principal ones AFAIK.
Linux Professional Institute
CompTIA Linux
RedHat Certified Engineer

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Old 03-20-2011, 12:59 PM   #3
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hi,
i am beginner, can u tell me course names for beginners?

thank u

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hi,
i am beginner, can u tell me course names for beginners?

thank u
 
Old 03-20-2011, 01:07 PM   #4
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Hello,

If you have the opportunity (and the money) then you can take courses. If not, then look for documentation and ebooks online (Google), get yourself some distros and start learning and practicing what you've learned. A certification doesn't prove anything else then being a good student if you start out as a newbie and want to get a certificate. In my personal opinion certificates only have real value if accompanied by the necessary practical (years of) experience.

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Old 03-20-2011, 01:12 PM   #5
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hi,
thanks for your reply, i am not a student and i am in beginning of my career and i want to be linux professional and my boss expecting some certifications from me.

thank u
 
Old 03-20-2011, 01:14 PM   #6
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Hello,

If you're already working in IT, then ask your boss to put you on a certification program, for example LPI.

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Eric
 
Old 03-20-2011, 01:15 PM   #7
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Then your boss should have some idea of the certs you need. If you have Novell servers, Novell have their own certification. If you have Red Hat or Red Hat based servers, then you need Red Hat certification. Speak to your boss to find out which one(s) you need.
 
Old 03-20-2011, 03:09 PM   #8
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I highly recommend LPI. Our company has chosen LPI as the linux certification course. Getting the CompTIA LInux+, LPIC-1, and LPIC-2 should show that you've got a good grasp on Linux. If you are going to be pursuing work in the Linux field I recommend getting LPIC-3 as well. I believe they are unbiased to a certain distribution but I can't recall.

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Old 03-20-2011, 06:56 PM   #9
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My view is that it all depends on business need - if you are working with Red Hat exclusively, then a Red Hat cert is a must. If you work in outsourcing and the contract requires a particular cert, then that is the cert to get.
 
Old 03-21-2011, 12:32 AM   #10
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Hi,
can anyone suggest me some books and ebooks regarding linux fundamentals and for LPIC-1.

thank u

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Old 03-21-2011, 02:06 AM   #11
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Hello,

You can start at the LPI website where they give you some advice on how you could proceed. Apart from that there are tons of information found using Google. Check what the required knowledge is for LPIC-1 and study using various sources. One source, a bit outdated but still good information and a good starting base is the IBM website. Another good piece of work can be found here.

Sorry, forgot the book parts. Have a look at Amazon.com.

Kind regards,

Eric

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Old 03-21-2011, 07:49 PM   #12
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Lots(!) of free to read books at www.linuxtopia.org
 
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Old 04-23-2011, 01:20 PM   #13
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hi,
i am beginner, can u tell me course names for beginners?

thank u

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hi,
i am beginner, can u tell me course names for beginners?

thank u
There is a new player in the game....comes with the next post...

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Please have a look at paulpaulito.com, I am sure that this is what you are looking for!
 
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