FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Macmillan USA Announces Release of Two Books in Conjunction with LPIC Linux Level 1-Test 1a.
Exam Guide and Cheat Sheet Demonstrate Macmillan's Commitment to Linux Movement.
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana -November 15, 1999 - Macmillan USA has announced the release of LPIC Linux Level 1 Test 1a Exam Guide and LPIC Linux Level 1 Test 1a Cheat Sheet from Que Publishing, an imprint of Macmillan. These books will help prepare Linux operating system administrators for the Linux Professional Institute Certified (LPIC) Linux Level 1-Test 1a, the first of several certification tests from The Linux Professional Institute (LPI). Macmillan and Que are Charter Sponsors of LPI and participate on the LPI Advisory Council.
Macmillan is the market share leader for Linux operating systems units sold at retail, accounting for 52% of total units sold at retail in August. With these new book offerings, Macmillan fortifies their continued commitment to be ``The Place for Linux'' for its Linux-faithful audience. This crowd includes Linux administrators who must demonstrate their Linux proficiency through certification tests such the LPIC Linux Level 1-Test 1a. LPIC Linux Level 1 Test 1a Exam Guide serves as a personal instructor, providing tutorial text, study notes, lab practices and sample tests, and includes a bonus quick reference guide to aid in retaining important exam information. LPIC Linux Level 1 Test 1a Cheat Sheet is streamlined to quickly identify and correct weak areas, and heighten retention of the skills necessary to pass the LPI exam.
LPI is a community project established to develop a professional certification program for Linux. The Institute believes in the need for a standardized, multi-national, and respected program to certify levels of individual expertise in Linux, and has developed a three-level ``LPI Certified'' program. With this program, LPI seeks to satisfy the requirements of Linux professionals, as well as organizations that would employ or contract such professionals.
Macmillan USA is the world's largest computer book publisher and third largest publisher of operating systems. As one of the industry's leading innovators in both print and digital formats, Macmillan's book
imprints include Que, Sams, Hayden, Lycos Press, BradyGAMES Strategy Guides, eQue, Waite Group
Press, and Macmillan Reference, publisher of the best-selling Complete Idiot's Guide line of reference books. Macmillan's digital divisions include Macmillan Software and InformIT. Macmillan USA is an operating unit of Pearson Education, the world's leading education publisher.
LPIC Linux Level 1 Test 1a Exam Guide
January February 2000
LPIC Linux Level 1 Test 1a Cheat Sheet
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January February 2000
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