Jack Tackett, Jr. is the Manager of system Operations for Nortel's Information Network based in Research Triangle Park, NC. He oversees the daily administration of over 50 Linux servers for customers across North America. He has also been a system administrator for a variety of other operating systems, from Unisys Mainframes to UNIX and Windows NT. Jack's books include the best selling Special Edition Using Linux (editions 1-4) as well as Using Visual C++ and The Visual C++ Construction Kit. Steven Burnett is an information technology consultant in Research Triangle Park, NC. His latest degree was a masters in Technical Communication. For the last several years, his professional interests have centered on systems administration, integration, and interoperability. Steven co-wrote Special Edition Using Linux, Fourth Edition with Jack Tackett, Jr.