Linux Professional Institute Certification - I did it!

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  1. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hello,

    I'm pleased to share with you my joy and pride:

    I have successfully completed the exams and certified for LPIC-1. I'm now a certified Linux geek! Linux Sys Admin as well as LPIC. I feel good. The exams were harder than I expected, but I succeeded.

    Now, I'll start preparing for LPIC-2. And there's Ubuntu Certified Professional in the pipe too, as well as RHCE and Novell LCP, but one at a time, one at a time.

    Cheers all,
    Mrk
     
  2. SpikeyB

    SpikeyB Registered Member

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    Congratulations Mrkvonic.
     
  3. Meriadoc

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    Well done Mrk(LPIC-1)!..:) and good luck with LPIC-2.
     
  4. Ocky

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    Well done and congratulations ! Spoil yourself. :thumb:

    Now even more professional help at Wilders. :D
     
  5. Longboard

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    :)
    :thumb: :thumb:
     
  6. Old Monk

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    Many congrats Mrk :)

    I certainly wouldn't be typing this from within my awesome Dreamlinux OS, without your help and inspiration :thumb:
     
  7. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hello,
    Cheers all.
    Mrk
     
  8. Lamehand

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    Congrats Mrk.! :) :)

    How long did it take you to complete this course?
    I am interested in doing something like this myself.

    Lamehand
     
  9. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hello,

    The course itself was 3 months. And I must admit that I was a bit cocky at the end of the course, thinking the experience of the past 3-4 years plus the course were enough.

    But no ... I've spent last two months solving literally hundreds if not thousands of questions, reading just about as many man pages, playing with commands, doing simulated exams etc. Not a simple affair. Plus I work full time and maintain a website. And there's a wife I must not neglect ...

    But now I realize this certification means something. It's not just a piece of paper. And I'm telling you that as a Physicist ...

    Mrk
     
  10. Lamehand

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    So the course is a starting point to further ones knowledge, as i understand it .

    Full time job here aswell, still i am willing to try. :thumb:

    Greetz
     
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    What's better than that? ;)
    Congratulations :)
     
  12. Jomsviking

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    Congratulations ! Good luck for the next level.
     
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  13. WSFuser

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    Congrats Mrk. If I ever need Linux help/advice/tips Ill make sure to contact you first :D
     
  14. Pedro

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    Good work. Keep at it!

    Pedro
     
  15. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hello,

    echo "Thanks all!"

    Mrk
     
  16. PoetWarrior

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    Cool...Congratulations...Hope you've had a chance to celebrate. ;)
     
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    Hey, congrats, I'm delighted that you got on so well.
     
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    Please explain the theory of relativity and the red shift. ;)
     
  19. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hello,
    I could, but it's not as nearly interesting as LPI ... :)
    Red shift is what you get to wear on a Celtic spring festival and theory of relativity can be summed up in a single question - when your woman asks you: do you think I'm fat? And the answer is: well, it's relative ...
    Mrk
     
  20. NGRhodes

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    Certified /. geek :D - Nice one.

    Was this a self-funded course ?

    Gotta say my Computer Science Degree has only ever helped me get a foot in the door.

    Real Practical courses like yours are computer equivalent of being a qualified mechanic, eg it proves you know stuff hands on rather than being able to memorise answers to questions on a piece of paper.
     
  21. Mrkvonic

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    Hello,
    Yup, self-funded. But it's worth it. It's something I love, so why not ...
    Cheers,
    Mrk
     
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    :eek: You'll find out more than just theories if that's your answer to that particular question ;)
    True speed of light = how fast my brain works figuring out how best not to answer that Q
     
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    Speed of light -> ~186,00 miles/second or 2.99 X 10 (10th power) cm/second
    (in a vacuum, of course) :cool:
     
  24. wat0114

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    A little belated but congratulations and well done, Mrk! If I dabble in Linux again I know from whom to ask questions :)
     
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