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Watch Linux Academy employees take on Founder and CEO, Anthony James, in a suspenseful trivia chili challenge about the history of Linux Academy... with dire consequences!








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Thank You for Entering Our Contest!

  • Participants who entered to receive gems, please allow 2-4 weeks for gems to arrive in your account.
  • 200 participants will be randomly chosen to receive the limited edition sticker and will be notified via email by the end of the week.
  • The winner of the team account with 7 free seats* will be notified by the end of the week.


Linux Academy Timeline

  1. Anthony James founded Linux Academy

    What started as a service for 50 students who wanted to learn Linux, has grown into a hands-on learning solution training 300,000+ students on every Linux and Cloud topic!

  2. Hired first full-time employee

    Our first employee was hired to write how-to guides, then worked in development, and now is the head of the video services department & infrastructure!


  3. Launched 4 Cloud Servers

    It’s been 4.5 years since we released our first Cloud Server, & we now offer numerous Cloud Servers, Cloud Consoles, & Instant terminal.

  4. Hired 9 full-time employees

    3468 potential Linux Academy employees have applied for a job with us in the past 6 months - we’d love to have you join our team!

  5. First Interactive Diagram: Orion Papers

    We incorporated a new, innovative visual tool with our content to accommodate as many learning styles as we could. Our Interactive Diagrams are now a favorite training resource!

  6. #78 on the Inc 5000 list

    We were thrilled to be ranked #78 on the Inc 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America! We also made the list in 2018!

  7. 20 Training Architects on Staff

    Our students have direct access to our expert Training Architects for questions & advice. Our Training Architects actively participate in the community & love training the world’s next Linux & cloud experts!

  8. Hired over 100 full-time employees

    Our employees live around the world across 20 U.S. states & 6 countries: Bosnia, England, Germany, Canada, Croatia, & Australia.

  9. Acquired Jupiter Broadcasting

    Jupiter Broadcasting provides informative, high-quality entertainment through podcasts & shows to industry enthusiasts & professionals! Check out the shows here. 

  10. Launched updated Enterprise Dashboard

    Linux Academy has helped over 2,500 organizations, including 17 of the world’s top 20 public cloud managed service providers, fulfill IT certification & skill-building needs. 

  11. Launched Playground

    You can practice your skills by spinning up servers that run different distributions & tools, as well as try different cloud computing platforms. Instantly spin up live environments within Linux Academy, at no additional cost to you.

Enterprise Training Features


Enterprise Dashboard

Accelerate results with our purpose-built team training dashboard. Centralized control of IT training gives team managers the data and visibility they need to drive their teams forward.


In-Depth Reporting

Quickly report on user performance, activity, engagement, and more!

Learning Paths

Learning Paths

Design the perfect curriculum with custom Learning Paths to achieve organizational goals and quickly push teams and technologies to the next level.

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Instant, Hands-On Labs

Real, scenario-based environments deployed instantly on-demand to practice skills, anywhere, anytime. Access and credentials are provided in the lab; no additional resources are needed.

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Interactive Diagrams

Lessons are coupled with split-screen interactive diagrams that translate into faster progress, fewer mistakes, and improved retention.

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AWS sandbox environments and virtual machines are part of the membership at no additional cost nor management. Downloads and port 22 are not required, ensuring security and compliance. Azure and Google Cloud sandbox environments coming soon!

LMS Integration

LMS Integration

Easily incorporate Linux Academy content into your organization’s training program with content APIs and Degreed LMS integration.

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Relentless Training Content Updates

IT teams need continuous education to keep pace with constantly evolving technologies. Each quarter our course catalog evolves with new and updated courses and content to help your organization get ahead and stay in the lead.

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