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1.0 out of 5 stars So disappointed, July 23, 2013
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This review is from: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Administration: Real World Skills for Red Hat Administrators (Paperback)
I am so disappointed in this book and I'm so frustrated that I can't find an errata for it. I'm approximately half way through with it and so far I have found three mistakes, or to say the least, inaccuracies. This is not acceptable and the book is now going in the trash. Don't buy this book!
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Initial post: Jul 27, 2013 9:04:41 AM PDT
tietack says:
It sounds like you're trashing this book because it has three typos in 400 pages.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 27, 2013 6:53:44 PM PDT
How about naming the mistakes (page numbers, etc.) so others can decide whether to buy it and correct the typos.

Posted on Aug 14, 2013 5:31:56 AM PDT
I do apologize for the errors which are now documented in the errata (in case you're interested I can share some information on how incredibly difficult it is to filter out all errors before publishing). The errata will be uploaded to my website soon (my name with dot com behind it) or are available on request via mail. mail - at - sandervanvugt - dot - com. Thanks and regards,
Sander van Vugt

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 4, 2013 5:00:23 AM PST
Linux administration is a serious job. When I invest my money on books and other resources for information and training, I don't expect to find three typos in 400 pages. I can't spend my time trying to figure out why a solution won't work because the editor didn't do his or her job, especially for the amount of money these books cost.
Sorry for the negativity but I'm just being honest.

Posted on Nov 6, 2013 7:04:41 PM PST
Geekanand says:
You found three inaccuracies? Where? Which page #? Which paragraph? Which line? Which code block? Which recipe? Please enlighten us.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 6, 2013 11:16:03 PM PST
Please get the errata from my website (sandervanvugt dot com) to get an overview of all I found and be so kind to send me any if you find some more so that I can update and share with other readers. Thanks, Sander

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 10:34:26 PM PDT
http://www.sandervanvugt.com/uploads/errata_0.1.pdf
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