The Organizing Committee of Free and Open Source Software Conference FOSSC-Oman 2017 is sponsoring some exam vouchers for CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI Certification to be utilized by interested candidates. A Linux skills test will be conducted for registered candidates to compete for these free exam vouchers.     

About Linux+ exams from CompTIA website:

Linux has grown into an industry-leading software and service delivery platform that is used for everything from supercomputers and Web servers to virtualized systems and your Android phone. This growth creates a high demand for qualified Linux professionals. With CompTIA’s Linux+ Powered by LPI certification, you’ll acquire the fundamental skills and knowledge you need to successfully configure, manage and troubleshoot Linux systems.

The Linux footprint continues to grow. In addition to its significant presence in the server room, all the major public cloud providers offer Linux images as a way of speeding up virtual instance creation. Add on that Linux-based Android accounts for approximately 80% of the smartphone market and you’ll find many IT careers are founded on Linux skills.

IT professionals who earn their CompTIA Linux+ certification can receive the LPIC-1 from LPI. Earning a Linux+ certification is the beginning of a path that will lead you to advanced, distribution-specific Linux certifications such as SUSE Certified Engineer. 

Who can compete with these free Linux+ exam vouchers

  1. Students in higher education institutes (Omani or Resident).
  2. Academics in higher education institutes (Omani or Resident)
  3. Job seekers (Omani only)
  4. Entrepreneurs (Omani only)
  5. Government employees (Omani only)

How to receive your free Linux+ Exam vouchers

  1. All candidates need to register for Linux+ Exam and join a placement test on some relative Linux skills, which will be organized at Sultan Qaboos University within FOSSC-2017 event.
  2. Candidates results will be evaluated, and candidates with the highest results will be selected.
  3. FOSSC2017 organizing committee will communicate with successful candidates after conference event and inform them on how to receive their free Linux+ exam vouchers.
  4. Linux+ certification compose two exams from CompTIA, Exam Code LX0-103 and LX0-104. Each candidate will receive two vouchers for the two exams and needs to pass both exams to obtain Linux+ certification from CompTIA.
  5. The final test will be provided by Pearson VUE test centers and the selected candidates, should arrange the final schedule after they received their vouchers.
  6. More details on exams can be found on CompTIA website..

Terms & Conditions

The following terms govern the vouchers:

  1. Exams must be completed by the expiration date of the voucher.
  2. The expiration date may not be extended.
  3. Vouchers are valid only in the country of issuance.
  4. Vouchers are void if altered or revised in any way.
  5. Vouchers may not be redeemed for cash.
  6. Neither FOSSC2017 organizing committee, CompTIA or Pearson VUE nor authorized testing centers are responsible for lost or stolen vouchers.
  7. Vouchers can be bundled with other products or services, but may not be resold.
  8. Vouchers are non-refundable.

Click here to register for Linux+ Exam

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