Tim Parker is a consultant and technical writer based in Ottawa, Canada. He is Technical Editor for SCO World Magazine, and Contributing Editor for UNIX Review, Advanced Systems Magazine, and Canadian Computer Reseller. He has written more than 800 feature articles and two dozen books including Linux Unleashed, Second Edition. Bill Ball is a Linux guru with 5 years experience installing and administering Linux systems. Bill is the author of the best-selling Sams Teach Yourself Linux in 24 Hours, Que’s Using Linux, and Sams How to Use Linux. He is a frequent contributor to other Sams titles, such as UNIX Unleashed and Slackware Unleashed. David Pitts is a Senior Consultant with BEST Consulting, one of the premier consulting companies in North America. David is a system administrator and programmer assigned to The Boeing Company. David has been working with Linux for 4 years. EXPERT ADVISORS: Gary Lawrence Murphy, President, TeleDynamics Communications Inc. Gary Lawrence Murphy is the president and founder of TCI and is the principle Unix/Internet Applications Consultant. He has 11 years experience in Unix applications using SunOS and Solaris, SiliconGraphics IRIX, IBM AIX and BSDI, with over 6 years experience using Linux in business and research server and desktop applications. Eduardo Marcel Macan, Linux Developer, Core Technologies Informatica LTDA. Eduardo is in charge of administering a 5,000+ user world-wide Linux based network. Eduardo has been working with Linux for 5 years. Mario Camou, Director of Technology at Umbral, one of the fastest-growing international Internet portals. He is in charge of systems and network administration and software development, and manages a heterogeneous network composed of Linux, Sun, Windows and Macintosh systems. Mario has been working with Linux for seven years.