By the numbers, the Red Hat and LPI certifications are about tied, and the CompTIA Linux+ trails somewhat behind. I'd urge you to look your local (or intended) job market(s) over, then choose the credential that's most likely to help you get hired once earned. That said, there's no reason why you couldn't get both an RHCE and LPI certs to maximize your options.
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