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LinuC (Linux Professional Certification)


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LinuC (Linux Professional Certification) is a professional certification designed to evaluate the knowledge and skills of IT professionals from a neutral perspective.

About revision of exam fee of LinuC level 3

The exam fee for the LinuC Level 3 300/303/304 exam revised from USD300 (excluding tax) to USD150 (excluding tax) as of July 1, 2019. In addition, it is now possible to retake for USD50 (excluding tax). (One time only)



LinuC (Linux Professional Certification) certifies an IT engineer that the individual has the following skills.

LinuC-1 LinuC-1 Skill of competency in basic Linux server operation and system management.
Detailed Objectives
LinuC-2 LinuC-2 Skill of competency in system planning, installation, maintenance, trouble shooting and capacity planning for Linux system design and network construction.
Detailed Objectives
LinuC-3 300 Skill as a specialist in system construction in mixed environments, integrated authentication and sharing resources.
Detailed Objectives
LinuC-3 303 Skill as a specialist with knowledge of high security systems and competency in high security system design and server construction.
Detailed Objectives
LinuC-3 304 Skill as a specialist in virtualization and high availability technology for cloud construction.
Detailed Objectives


Exam Validity Period
Retake Policy
Recertification Policy

Schedule an exam

Before scheduling a LinuC exam with Pearson VUE, please register for an EDUCO-ID first. Your EDUCO-ID allows us to load your exam results into your account. You'll also need it when signing up to take your exam.

If you already have an EDUCO-ID, please do not get another EDUCO-ID.

If you are unsure about your EDUCO-ID, please login to your account.

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Consent to "Nondisclosure Agreement (NDA)" is required at the time of scheduling a LinuC exam. If you do not agree, you cannot schedule a LinuC exam.

Last updated 2022-07-20