About the Author
M. Drew Streib is a senior programmer specializing in Web applications for VA Linux Systems (http://www.valinux.com), the system administrator for Linux International (http://li.org), and a senior programmer for SourceForge (http://sourceforge.net). He also contributes to many open-source projects in his free time. Drew programs in several languages but now spends most of his time in PHP, C, and Perl. Bill Ball is a technical writer, editor, and magazine journalist and has been working with computers for the past 20 years. He has published Linux PPP network connection guides for ISPs, as well as more than a dozen articles in magazines such as Computer Shopper and MacTech Magazine. Bill is the author of several Linux-related books, including Red Hat Linux Unleashed, How to Use Linux, and the best-selling Sams Teach Yourself Linux in 24 Hours, 2nd Ed.