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Old 08-12-2001, 03:15 PM   #1
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Free Linux Certification

Are there any websites that offer FREE Linux Certification? Thanks for any help!

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Old 08-12-2001, 07:39 PM   #2
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I don't know about certification, but

has a bunch of good courses, on Linux, on networking etc...
Old 08-12-2001, 10:11 PM   #3
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I don't know about any free one's that are like totally recognized, but has a Gerneral Linux test there for free, and I think they give you a certificate if you pass. They use to be totally free on all tests, last time I checked though they cost money, but I do know they still have the Linux Admin test for free. I think they make you pay for the certificate if you want it after passing though, or they make you pay shipping charges.
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I suggest that you separate the ideas of "certification" from "training."

If you want to get training materials, some authors provide it free, while others only sell it to you as their product (or oblige you to buy their book). Some people teach a class, either at your place or theirs. (Community colleges are often an excellent but overlooked source!)

If you want someone to teach you, or to test you, grade your test, and hand you a piece of paper ... well, you're asking a person to do something for you, that presumably they're in the business of doing. Which means that you'll expect to pay something for that.

Best advice: "shop knowledgeably and wisely." Give some serious thought as to exactly what you want: "if only I had 'this' and 'this' and 'that,' I would know that I'd received 'exactly what I wanted,' and here is why." Only you can answer that question for you. Once you know what you want to (not-) buy, and why, then you'll be able to choose from the various competing offerings and make the best choice for you.

There is no 'Golden Ticket' except in Willy Wonka movies!

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Old 01-14-2013, 03:13 AM   #6
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I quote what sundialsvcs said.
Moreover, i don't know if you want a certification for job this case a "possibile-exiting-free-certification" is valued as scrap paper.
My 2 cents

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Great answers. Now is time to study
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The for pay tests are run by training companies. It keeps the test more fair to both the student and the companies who would want to have an employee with a certificate.

Would you want to go to a doctor who got a free MD degree?


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