LPI is a non profit organization.

Linux Professional Institute (LPI) is the global certification standard and career support organization for open source professionals. With more than 175,000 certification holders, it's the world’s first and largest vendor-neutral Linux and open source certification body. LPI has certified professionals in over 180 countries, delivers exams in multiple languages, and has hundreds of training partners.

Our purpose is to enable economic and creative opportunities for everybody by making open source knowledge and skills certification universally accessible.