[ubuntu-uk] Certification [Free]
dave at hansonforensics.co.uk
Tue Oct 4 11:35:12 UTC 2011
On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 12:25 PM, Avi Greenbury <lists at avi.co> wrote:
> Dave Hanson wrote:
> > Does anyone know of a reputable *free* certification I can acquire to
> > say I'm a proficient Ubuntu user, ideally server administration?
> Running your own servers is a reasonably good way to demonstrate
> proficiency, and (aside from the cost of the server) is free.
> > I'm trying to build up some qualifications and I'm not prepared to
> > pay the £1000+ for the one from the Ubuntu shop.
> If you're already proficient, you only need the exams, which are of the
> order of £100 IIRC (and maybe a £30 book).
> The Ubuntu course is just the LPI one with an extra exam; I'd imagine
> that most places that ascribe much importance to the Ubuntu course
> ascribe much the same to just the LPI bit.
> On an entirely unrelated note, your signature amused me. I've never seen
> a company both explain how insecure email is and assume it's secure
> in the same wall of signature.
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
Thanks for the advice Avi
"On an entirely unrelated note, your signature amused me. I've never seen
a company both explain how insecure email is and assume it's secure
in the same wall of signature."
^^^^^^ It doesn't? It's stating that the information maybe *confidential*.
i.e. relating to legal proceedings, the insecure email notice acknowledges
that during transit or storage the email contents could change and I'm not
liable. -- Think forensics.
This email is confidential, may be legally privileged, and is for the
intended recipient only. Access, disclosure, copying, distribution, or
reliance on any of it by anyone else is prohibited and may be a criminal
offence. Please delete if obtained in error and email confirmation to the
Internet communications are not secure and therefore the sender does not
accept legal responsibility for the contents of this message. The
information transmitted is intended only for the person or entity to which
it is addressed and may contain confidential and/or privileged material. Any
review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or taking of any
action in reliance upon, this information by persons or entities other than
the intended recipient is prohibited.
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