Matthew Helmke is an active member of the Ubuntu community. He served from 2006 to 2011 on the Ubuntu Forum Council, providing leadership and oversight of the Ubuntu Forums (www.ubuntuforums.org), and spent two years on the Ubuntu regional membership approval board for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He has written about Ubuntu for several magazines and websites, is a lead author of The Official Ubuntu Book, and coauthored The VMware Cookbook. He works as a senior technical writer for Pearson North America’s Assessment and Information division, documenting assessment software. Matthew first used Unix in 1987 while studying LISP on a Vax at the university. He has run a business using only free and open source software, has consulted, and has a master’s degree in Information Resources and Library Science from the University of Arizona. You can find out more about Matthew at matthewhelmke.com or drop him a line with errata or suggestions at email@example.com.
Andrew Hudson is a freelance journalist who specializes in writing about Linux. He has significant experience in Red Hat and Debian-based Linux distributions and deployments and can often be found sitting at his keyboard tweaking various settings and config files just for the hell of it. He lives in Wiltshire, which is a county of England, along with his wife, Bernice, and their son, John. Andrew does not like Emacs. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paul Hudson is a recognized expert in open-source technologies. He is also a professional developer and full-time journalist for Future Publishing. His articles have appeared in MacFormat, PC Answers, PC Format, PC Plus, and Linux Format. Paul is passionate about free software in all its forms and uses a mix of Linux and BSD to power his desktops and servers. Paul likes Emacs. Paul can be contacted through http://hudzilla.org.
I highly recommend this book because it covers steps that are not covered by online web pages or man pages. I'm not new to being a Linux user, but I'm new to being a Linux admin. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Bulrush
The author need to proof read the Linux command in this book. Found a number of spelling error on some of the commands. Can be frustrating to new Linux users.Published 27 days ago by Mark Chang Family
Good book. FYI, on some (all?) versions of PC Kindle, the "-" (hyphen/dash) character does not render. Read morePublished 29 days ago by GTower
Book was as advertised, arrived as forecast, and was good value for the money. The book is a good addition to reference libraries.Published 2 months ago by Alex
I was reading it on a train trip and working through the examples. It is super - quick to get one up & running. Very clearly written - Fun as well as funny too. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Z
This book has a LOT of good information in it, especially if you want to become a much more proficient user of Linux and learn to "power use" the command line. Read morePublished 2 months ago by William Gary Glattli II
I generally "invest" in every new edition of this franchise and have never been disappointed for having a current desk reference for the latest release of Ubuntu. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Clint
Love this book and the earlier releases. Covers the latest and greatest of Ubuntu, such as the Cloud. Highly recommended!Published 3 months ago by V. Andrews
This book will introduce you to Linux Ubuntu and walk you through a progressively deeper understanding of this excellent operating system. Includes a DVD to install Ubuntu 13. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Syd