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Need Linux Skills? 12 Places to Learn Online

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As more and more companies turn to Linux for mission-critical operations, making sure IT staff have the necessary skills is becoming more important than ever.

So how do IT professionals get these coveted skills, whether for their own job-hunting purposes or for an employer that needs them? There are numerous opportunities online.

1. PaulPaulito.com

One new site that just launched earlier this year is PaulPaulito.com, which is based in the Netherlands but offers a whole series of online screencast training videos in English, Spanish, and German. The company is a training partner approved by the Linux Professional Institute (LPI), and it offers courses designed to help prepare for LPI certification exams.

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Online vs offline

I'm a fan of off-line learning, at least to an extent. A good book will cover a topic and the details more thoroughly than a video or article will, and allows you to flip back and forth to various sections until a concept is well understood.
http://gnuski.blogspot.com/2011/10/top-rated-low-power-linux-learning.html

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