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G. Matthew Rice
Day Sunday
Room UA2.114
Capacity 200
Start time 11:00
End time 17:00
Duration 06:00
Track Certification

LPI Item Writing Workshop

LPI holds an open attendance item development workshop for the new exam "Linux Essentials". G. Matthew Rice, Director of Product Development at LPI, will guide this workshop.

Participants are invited to write real exam questions and answers for this new exam during the workshop. The purpose of the Linux Essentials Program is to define the basic knowledge required to competently use a desktop or mobile device using a Linux Operating System. The program will guide and encourage youth and those new to Linux and Open Source to understand the place of Linux and Open Source in the context of the broader IT industry. More information about the Linux Essentials Program are at and at

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