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Deborah Murray, Managing Director and VP, Professional Training and Development @ Megamind ( Ph: 1-888-333-8649 E-mail: and 

UniForum Proudly Announces First in the Industry --

Linux Intensive Certification Prep Boot Camp Training Series

June 5, 2006 ---- Silicon Valley, CA. --- UniForum Association is proud to sponsor the only Linux certification prep training currently available in the industry.  This two-part training enables attendees to gain the required knowledge to both use and administer their Linux system, and to successfully complete the requirements to obtain Linux certification (at intro and advanced levels).  This intensive training series is being held by its training subsidiary --- the Megamind Training Institute in collaboration with One Course Source.

First Linux Intensive Certification Prep Boot Camp

This intensive training really deserves the label of “Boot Camp” as it provides an accelerated learning environment, where skills are put to use immediately.

The first of two planned training boot camps in this series, the Linux Intensive Certification Boot Camp, Level I covers 2.5 weeks of actual training in a very accelerated 6-day format!  The Level I course provides attendees with a solid foundation to use and administer the Linux system, and the skills to successfully complete the requirements to obtain Linux certification for Red Hat Certification Technician (RHCT) and Junior Level Administration (LPIC 1).


Linux Intensive Certification Boot Camp, Level II covers 2 weeks of actual training in a very accelerated 5-day format!  Level II provides attendees with an advanced knowledge of administering a Linux Operating System, along with the necessary skills to successfully complete the requirements to obtain advanced Linux certifications for Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), Intermediate Level Administration (LPIC-2)

and COMPTIA Linux+.

A Supporter of Linux Since 1994

The UniForum Association has been an active supporter of the Linux operating system and community since the very beginning.  In 1994, UniForum held the first Linux conference in Washington, DC where Linus Torvolds was the keynote speaker.  As the first Executive Director of Linux International, Alan Fedder – the President of the UniForum Association -- continues today to support the Linux community as an advisory council member for the Linux Professional Institute and a sponsor of Product Award Programs for the LinuxWorld Conference.  Additionally, Megamind provides onsite Linux training worldwide.


About Megamind, the UniForum Association and Open Course Source

Founded in 1996, Megamind ( serves as the training subsidiary to the UniForum Association, a not-for-profit, vendor-neutral association with organizational offices worldwide. UniForum ( was founded in 1981 to address the concerns of the rapidly emerging UNIX technology and open systems in general. During its 25 years of service, UniForum has served as an advocate to promote open computing, to provide standards development and to encourage educational services. UniForum continues today to educate thousands of IT professionals worldwide about the advances of technology and its practical use through its training subsidiary, Megamind, an Institute for Advanced Technology Training.

One Course Source ( was founded in 2005.  Their goal is to provide hands-on training tools that focus on providing individuals with the skill set to perform technical tasks, as well as the knowledge and real world experience to pass certification examinations.  Their flagship product, the Linux Series, is designed to provide hands-on learning experience enabling students to achieve their learning goals.  This experience is measurable in seven separate Linux certification exams.