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Old 03-13-2004, 04:29 PM   #1
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Slackware certs.?


Hi all,

Is there a slackware cert.? If so could you plz give me a link to info about it. Thank You

-Joey
 
Old 03-13-2004, 06:42 PM   #2
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If your referring to Certifications like in taking a test, AFAIK there are none.
 
Old 03-13-2004, 11:42 PM   #3
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Yes I am and thank you. What Certifications are there for linux?

-Joey
 
Old 03-14-2004, 11:43 AM   #4
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CompTIA's Linux+ (easiest; entry level)
LPI (Linux Professional Institute) certification
RHCE (RedHat centric)
 
Old 03-14-2004, 04:06 PM   #5
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and how do I go about geting them?

-Joey

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Old 03-15-2004, 08:38 PM   #7
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Thank You so much.

-Joey

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Old 03-16-2004, 11:02 AM   #8
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I write up Slackware certs if you paypal me $100.00
 
Old 03-04-2006, 11:06 AM   #9
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I wish I would have seen this post earlier! Is the Slackare certification offer still open?

(maybe this post will drum you up some business, wink, wink)
 
Old 04-20-2006, 05:14 AM   #10
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No, there are no Slackware certifications...

Ironically, the question came from someone whom I can probably relate -- but alas, there are no Linux-based jobs in Hillsbrough county, at least for a high-school student. Therefore, getting certified wouldn't help much.

now to go fix portage...
 
Old 04-20-2006, 05:47 AM   #11
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Don't forget Novell's contribution.
 
Old 04-20-2006, 06:54 PM   #12
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Sadly, Slackware is pretty much ignored in the corporate world (though not by the people that really know what they are doing).
 
Old 04-21-2006, 07:34 AM   #13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MS3FGX
Sadly, Slackware is pretty much ignored in the corporate world
Which is fairly logical. There is no certification for Slackware Linux (although LPIC applies to Slack pretty well). Slack Inc. does not provide paid-for support on their website, and the Slack site only has a very small list of consultants.

Besides that most other major distributions include full support for PAM, LDAP, SELinux/AppArmor, etc.

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(though not by the people that really know what they are doing).
Yeah. Slack can be used in companies that have an experienced Linux administrator with enough time. Though, there are still some steps to take. E.g. suppose that a company wants to deploy 100 Linux desktops, it is hard to expect that they are going to build dbus and HAL and rebuild KDE on every occassion just to get good support for automatic mounting. The sysadmin wiz can build it for them, but it gives many more continuity problems than installing, say CentOS, Red Hat or SUSE.

Not to burn off Slackware, it is a good distribution that is primarily useful for people who speak UNIX fluently. But it is just not ready for most corporate use, especially when there are many good alternatives available.
 
Old 09-22-2006, 03:36 AM   #14
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If I were rolling out 100 slackware boxes, I would only configure one, and then clone from there with a custom dvd that is set up with custom scripts to do the other 99 for me with a disk insertion and a boot.
 
Old 09-22-2006, 06:47 AM   #15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by danieldk
Yeah. Slack can be used in companies that have an experienced Linux administrator with enough time. Though, there are still some steps to take. E.g. suppose that a company wants to deploy 100 Linux desktops, it is hard to expect that they are going to build dbus and HAL and rebuild KDE on every occassion just to get good support for automatic mounting. The sysadmin wiz can build it for them, but it gives many more continuity problems than installing, say CentOS, Red Hat or SUSE.
This is when you port JumpStart to Slackware.
 
  


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