Media praise for Linux Unwired
"...overall the book proved to have a high informational and educational value[;] not only [do] you follow the steps on setting up wireless technologies on Linux, but you also learn the internals of the technology and why certain things are done that way, but not another."
"The discussions are detailed and the text is well illustrated with code and script examples. As far as I am aware this is the most detailed account of wireless-for-Linux in print. Apart from the tutorial style 'how-to' information it provides understanding of wireless technical issues, and contains information about sources for both hardware and software."
-- , Linux Users of Victoria Inc.
--Alex Moskalyuk, Slashdot.org, June 2004
"...the authors spent a lot of time testing various hardware. Many wireless cards and Linux distributions were tested in the early chapters. Where several options for software existed, they were all looked at (such as the source vs binary drivers mentioned above). This all adds to the book's value not only as a how-to manual for wireless, but also as a guide for navigating through product and software selection. Linux Unwired is perfect for anyone who wants to use wireless on Linux, be it connecting to an 802.11b network, or trying to use a cell phone to send a fax. Those looking to purchase equipment will want to go through the book first to make use of the product advice and compatibility testing."
--Sean Walberg, Manitoba Unix User Group, May 2004
"With wireless finally coming into its own over the last couple of years, 'Linux Unwired' is a very timely and useful book...If you are anticipating moving your Linux system to a wireless interface you can't go wrong with 'Linux Unwired.' The authors do an excellent job of providing all the information you need to get it done right. 'Linux Unwired' is highly recommended for anyone interested in Linux wireless networks."
--Harold McFarland, Midwest Book Review, July 2004
"In conclusion, this book is an excellent buy if you have ever lost sleep or hair trying to set up wireless networking on your Linux system...I cannot over-emphasize the value of this book as an up-to-date, well-written cookbook on what could otherwise be a daunting and frustrating experience for the first-time Linux user aspiring to cut the cord."
--International PHP Magazine, August 2004
"An exceptionally interesting and practical coverage of wireless for Linux users. The authors have done an excellent job of explaining technical topics for a non-technical audience without 'dumbing down' the content; wireless-savvy readers should find it a valuable guide."
--Major Keary, Book News, 2004 No. 12
"If you are anticipating moving your Linux system to a wireless interface you can't go wrong with 'Linux Unwired.' The authors do an excellent job of providing all the information you need to get it done right. 'Linux Unwired' is highly recommended for anyone interested in Linux wireless networks."
--Harold McFarland, Readers Preference Reviews, June 2004