"Likely to have a long shelf-life . . . a technical book for sure, without fluff or off-topic detours, and packed with information." -- Linux Journal, February 1, 2006
"One of the most complete works covering any distribution or, indeed, operating system, embracing the culture of the active community." -- Linux User & Developer
"This book will have something new in store for all but the most advanced Debian users." -- MozillaQuest Magazine, February 24, 2006
"This is the definitive Debian manual . . . There isn't anything about this book I don't like." -- Groklaw, June 15, 2006
This book has the potential to become the future Debian Bible. -- Freshmeat, September 10, 2005
About the Author
Martin Krafft has been a faithful supporter of Debian since 1997, working as a developer and a PR person, and fielding user questions on mailing lists. He has experience administering mid-sized networks and providing user support, and is responsible for numerous university servers and a 40-node cluster of Debian machines. Krafft is currently working on his Ph.D. at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of the University of Zurich.