Linux Essentials Boot camp and exams

LPI : Linux Essentials training and exams at Software Freedom Day 2013

LPI training and online exam from Monday 16th September to Friday 20th September 2013. 
As part of the pre-conference event SFD 2013, the exam will be held on Friday, 20th September, 2013.
As part of the  conference, there will be LPI Linux Essentials BootCamp and cram session for all registered participants.
Please register at for LPI ID to take the exams
Trainers/Facilitators from LPI Nigeria will be available – 

The Linux Essentials (LE) training and cram session will assist candidates in preparing for the Linux Essentials exams ($65). 
You can pay this amount during the training

The LPI (Linux Essentials)  is a vendor neutral one-of-a-kind measure of foundation knowledge in Linux and Open Source Exam The LPI Nigeria Team will also be available for talks or any questions.
For more information on the LPI LE program, please check

Below are the Objective of the Linux Essentials Exam

Topic 1:The Linux Community and a Career in Open Source
    1.1 Linux Evolution and Popular Operating Systems
    1.2 Major Open Source Applications
    1.3 Understanding Open Source Software and Licensing
    1.4 ICT Skills and Working in Linux

Topic 2: Finding Your Way on a Linux System
    2.1 Command Line Basics
    2.2 Using the Command Line to Get Help
    2.3 Using Directories and Listing Files
    2.4 Creating, Moving and Deleting Files

Topic 3: The Power of the Command Line (weight: 10)
    3.1 Archiving Files on the Command Line
    3.2 Searching and Extracting Data from Files
    3.3 Turning Commands into a Script

Topic 4: The Linux Operating System (weight: 8)
    4.1 Choosing an Operating System
    4.2 Understanding Computer Hardware
    4.3 Where Data is Stored
    4.4 Your Computer on the Network

Topic 5: Security and File Permissions (weight: 7)
    5.1 Basic Security and Identifying User Types
    5.2 Creating Users and Groups
    5.3 Managing File Permissions and Ownership
    5.4 Special Directories and Files