James Stanger

James Stanger has been involved with Linux since 1995, and has worked closely with the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) since its inception in 1999. He is Chair of the LPI Advisory Council, where he helps the LPI coordinate input from corporations and the open source community. James has a unique understanding of LPI's certification exams, as he is an expert in both the certification industry and in Gnu/Linux, networking, and security.

LPI Linux Certification in a Nutshell LPI Linux Certification in a Nutshell
by Bruno Gomes Pessanha , Adam Haeder , Stephen Addison Schneiter , James Stanger
Third Edition June 2010
Print: $49.99
Ebook: $39.99

LPI Linux Certification in a Nutshell LPI Linux Certification in a Nutshell
by Steven Pritchard , Bruno Gomes Pessanha , Nicolai Langfeldt , Jeff Dean , James Stanger
Second Edition July 2006
Ebook: $47.99

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Latest words for living when writing for O'Reilly

February 04 2009

Not-so-technical update about the book. read more

Are you Teaching the Right Stuff?

January 21 2009

I'll be leading a few veteran CIW instructors in a Webinar later on today entitled Are You Teaching the Right Stuff? More details are available at: http://www.ciwcertified.com/webinars/2009-01-21.htm. Many of the presenters are respected authors and educators - come on over... read more

First (well, sort of) O'Reilly podcast

December 24 2008

Below is my first podcast for this page. It's technically not my first podcast for O'Reilly, because a couple of years ago (Summer, 2006), Andy Oram and I sat down and created a podcast about the LPI Linux in a... read more

A little holiday blogging

December 24 2008

Welcome everyone! Just so you can get to know me, below are some additional blog sites I run: Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/jamesstanger. CIW Community: www.ciwcommunity.org/drupal5/?q=blog/4. Linux Pro Magazine: http://linuxpromagazine.blogspot.com. Each of the above URLs will pop on you, which means that they... read more

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"I think this book is great for anyone who has played around with Linux and wants to go up to the next level. It covers the command line pretty well or at least well enough to pass a basic exam."
--Steve Carter