Linux Certifications


I hope this the correct forums for my needs.

Can someone tell me about the Linux Certifications.

I have majorly worked in Red Hat Linux ( fedora, centos ) and a little bit of Suse

Currently i am thinking of doing LPIC or RHCE, Which one will be better for me and also which one of these certifications will be officially vaild of how many years.

I checked the LPIC site but didnt get the no. of years for the certification validity.

Also what you think of CompTIA Linux+ will it be much better choice for me instead of doing LPIC or RHCE.



Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) is a performance-based test that measures actual competency on live systems. Called the “crown jewel of Linux certifications,” RHCE proves an individual’s ability to configure networking services and security on servers running a Red Hat OS. RHCE was recently named the hottest certification in all of IT by
The RHCE Exam

Becoming a Red Hat Certified Engineer requires passing a 3.5 hour hands-on exam. There are four different approaches to preparing for the exam depending on your existing level of Linux expertise. … Read More

Thanks for a detailed reply, I was really can’t make up my mind and each Cert. cost money and wasn’t sure to which i put.

Really appreciate it.