LPI Certificate

The Linux Professional Institute – LPI is an internationally recognized, vendor-independent organization advocating and assisting the professional use of Linux, Open Source and Free Software, through the certification of Linux professionals.

As part of the Chemnitzer Linux Tage, LPI certification exams will be offered again this year examination:

LPI Linux Essentials Exam 65 €
Prüfung LPI Web Development 65 €
Prüfung LPI Security Essentials 65 €
LPIC-1: Linux Administrator
Exam LPI 101 | LPIC-1 100 €
Exam LPI 102 | LPIC-1 100 €
LPIC-2: Linux Engineer
Exam LPI 201 | LPIC-2 100 €
Exam LPI 202 | LPIC-2 100 €
LPIC-3: Linux Enterprise Professional
Prüfung LPI 300 | LPIC-3: Mixed Environment 100 €
Prüfung LPI 303 | LPIC-3: Security 100 €
Prüfung LPI 305 | LPIC-3: Virtualization and Containerization 100 €
Prüfung LPI 306 | LPIC-3 High Availability and Storage Clusters 100 €
Open Technology Certification Track
Exam LPI 701 | DevOps Tools Engineer 100 €
Exam LPI 702 | BSD Specialist 100 €

The language is selected at the time of registration. Prices are in addition to the admission fees. The amount has to be paid in cash.

Meeting point for all participants is 30 minutes before the start of the exam at the main entrance of the neighbouring building Weinhold-Bau.


The exams take place on Sunday, , at 10:30am and at 1:00pm in Room C25.012 of the neighbouring Building Weinhold-Bau. All participants are asked to arrive at least 30 minutes prior


The exam will be taken in paper form. The candidate will receive their results about four weeks later by e-mail. At a completed certification level, the official documents will be delivered by mail.


Examinees need a valid LPI-ID and a Photo ID. If you still do not have an LPI-ID please register at https://cs.lpi.org/caf/Xamman/ to obtain it immediately.

Please review the requisites for receiving the Linux Essentials Certificate: https://wiki.lpi.org/wiki/Main_Page


  • To become LPIC-1 certified the candidate must pass the exams 101 and 102.
  • To become LPIC-2 certified the candidate must have an active LPIC-1 certification and also pass the exams 201 and 202. But the LPIC-1 and LPIC-2 exams may be taken in any order.
  • Three separate LPIC-3 specialty certifications are available. Passing any one of the three exams will grant the LPIC-3 certification for that specialty.
    The candidate must have an active LPIC-2 certification to receive LPIC-3 certification, but the LPIC-2 and LPIC-3 exams may be taken in any order.


Due to the limited number of places available for LPI exams, you need to register for the exam.

The exam registration is available at: https://www.lpi.org.

For further questions regarding the offered exams, please do not hesitate to contact arosenthal(at)lpi.org.

You will find further information at the website Linux Professional Institute.