About LPI

LPI Mission:

To provide a global framework, industry leadership and services to enhance, develop and further lifelong professional careers in Linux and Open Source technologies.

LPI Vision:
To become recognized as the #1 organization that provides global leadership, direction and skill standards for those who pursue a career in Linux and Open Source technology.


Interview at RadioTux about Linux Professional Institute.


LPI was formally incorporated as a Canadian non-profit in October 25, 1999, and is headquartered near Toronto. We attempt to bring together an active and committed community with the companies and professionals who can fund and carry out LPI's initiatives. LPI is recognized worldwide as the premier organization advocating and assisting in the professional use of Linux, Open Source, and Free Software.

LPI's industry standard certifications are delivered in thousands of locations worldwide, in multiple languages and with the support of employers, vendors, and trainers.

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