Eweek.com have an article commenting the possibility to become an Ubuntu Certified Professional.
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“We have long considered LPIC-1 to be the entry-level professional certification for all Linux distributions,” said Jim Lacey, the LPI's president and CEO.
“This collaborative initiative with Ubuntu clearly demonstrates how Linux software developers can leverage our existing distribution-neutral program to create professional certification programs for their own software packages,” said Lacey.
This is the first time that the LPI has released a certification that has been tied to a specific distribution.