The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) is a nonprofit organization based in Toronto, Canada that increases the use of Linux, open source and free software. One way in which the organization furthers its mission is to give vendor-neutral Linux certifications to IT professionals around the globe. With "more than 500,000 exams delivered" to candidates LPI stakes a claim as “the world’s first and largest vendor-neutral Linux and open source certification body.”
With input from private industry, academia and individuals, Linux experts provide information on LPI questions to ensure that they're rigorous, accurate and apply to any standard Linux system.
LPI Certification Overview
The LPI certification program is simple. It includes three certifications that make on one another: