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, Ques 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 5 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 7 years.