If you would like to be confident and prepared for anything in your career, check out the valuable books in this list of the top 8 LPI certification books for the Linux professional.

You won’t miss anything with any of these winner guide books in hand or under your pillow!

LPIC-1CompTIA Linux+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide1. LPIC-1/CompTIA Linux+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide (Exams LPIC-1/LX0-101 & LX0-102) by Robb Trac

One of the best written books on inofrmation technology you will have read in a while, this LPI certification book is awesome for anyone who is new to Linux administration. It also works as a refresher for advanced users for information that they might have forgotten. It’s easy to navigate, and the author also makes it very easy to use for those open book tests.

CompTIA Linux+ Complete Study Guide Authorized Courseware2. CompTIA Linux+ Complete Study Guide Authorized Courseware: Exams LX0-101 and LX0-102 by Roderick W. Smith

This LPI certification book covers all the needed materials for passing the exams. The information discussed is accurate and covers all the topics nicely. For optimum test results, use every command line tool indicated in this book more than once and explore their command line options prior to taking the exam.

LPIC-2 Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide3. LPIC-2 Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide: Exams 201 and 202 by Roderick W. Smith

After the completion of this LPI certification book, you’d end up wanting to thank the author. Not at all boring, it remains useful and interesting throughout all chapters. Its well-divided into two (2) parts sufficient to pass the exam, including LPIC 201 and LPIC 202. All the questions in the book are also very similar to the exam.

LPI Linux Certification in a Nutshell4. LPI Linux Certification in a Nutshell by Adam Haeder, Stephen Addison Schneiter, Bruno Gomes Pessanha and James Stanger

This LPI certification book is really concise and helpful. If you use Linux in your profession, this will help sharpen your skills. This book will completely prepare you for the certification test. It is also a great tool for system administration and to use as a reference for anyone desiring to become a system administrator.

LPIC-1 Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide5. LPIC-1: Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide: (Exams 101 and 102) by Roderick W. Smith

Only a true master such as Roderick Smith can dominate all the topics included in the exam and explain himself in perfect clarity with real-world scenarios and tips. The practice exams at the end of all the chapters are also excellent to test your knowledge. The bonus exams are definitely a must for passing the actual exams.

LPIC-1 In Depth6. LPIC-1 In Depth by Michael Jang

This book showcases material in a good, in-depth fashion. Michael Jang’s LPI certification book explores the LPIC-1 exams and provides almost 500 practice questions to offer the latest test prep guide available for both LPI Level 1 exams 101 and 102. It’s a must for anyone taking the exams, with key terms, chapter summaries, review questions and others for multiple learning paths.

LPIC I Exam Cram 27. LPIC I Exam Cram 2: Linux Professional Institute Certification Exams 101 and 102 by Ross Brunson

A review of this particular LPI certification book can not reflect how superbly this book prepares you for the LPIC exam. The beauty of it is its conciseness and simplicity. Without getting excessively drawn out and wordy, it tells you exactly what you need to know through crystal clear explanations presented superbly.

LPIC-1 Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide8. LPIC-1: Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide (Level 1 Exams 101 and 102) by Roderick W. Smith

This is the best LPI certification book to prepare for LPIC-1. It follows LPIC-1 objectives closely, is well-written, and manages to keep your interest. It is also a great reference for basic Linux administration. The author not only includes the objectives of the exam, but gives enough background for you to fill the holes.

With detailed, clear, and concise information presented superbly, as well as practice tests and real-world tips and scenarios, these LPI certification books are quite the handy and helpful guide great to have around. Have you found any of the books in this list helpful? Share your experiences and let me know by leaving a comment below.