[clug] Linux Certification?

Bryan Kilgallin bryan at netspeed.com.au
Thu Sep 4 00:15:55 MDT 2014

I am a home user. I'm interested in self-paced learning, a bit at a 
time. I don't need a certificate. And I "don't have money for anything"!

On 04/09/14 11:51, matt andrews wrote:
> On 3 September 2014 16:03, Paul <mylists at wilsononline.id.au> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>   I'm currently "in between jobs" and wondering if there is any value in
>> getting some sort of official Linux Certification.
>> I have been using Linux at home for several years now probably around 8
>> years, so is there a recommended certification I can do to that's not too
>> expensive and will be useful for future jobs?
> As opposed to actual certification, there's this certificate from O'Reilly:
> http://www.oreillyschool.com/certificate-programs/linuxunix-administration/
> I did it a while back. About $US1600 plus about $20/month in 'lab fees'
> from memory.  It used to be delivered (under the O'Reilly name) by the
> illustrious U Illinios Urbana-Champaign but I think that's changed now to
> an in-house O'Reilly operation.
> It doesn't really cover much more than the basics of Linux sysadmin; it's a
> certificate, but you can't call it certification.


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