A special acknowledgment goes to the people at Red Hat, Inc. and members of the Fedora Project. In particular, Paul Frields (Fedora Project leader), Max Spevack and Greg DeKoenigsberg deserve praise for their leadership in producing a consistently high-quality Linux distribution.
Eric Foster-Johnson continues to be a major contributor to the new content in this book. I feel very fortunate to have someone as skillful as Eric as partner with me on this book that I have put so much effort into in the past decade.
At Wiley, I'd like to thank Carol Long, Ashley Zurcher, and Laura Moss-Hollister for helping work out issues related to the publicity, cover, and media for this book. Thanks to Sara Shlaer for her continued great editing and production work on this book, and for doing her very best to keep Eric and me on schedule.
Thanks to Daniel Scribner for shepherding the book through the final stages of production, and to Nancy Rapoport and Eric Newman for a keen-eyed copyedit. David Duffey and Thomas Blader provided a thorough technical editing pass. Thanks also to Margot Maley Hutchison and the others at Waterside Productions for bringing me this project.
Thanks, as always, to my dear family for helping me through this project.
Finally, a special thanks goes to those of you who bought this and earlier editions of Red Hat Linux Bible. Go out and become a force for Linux in your work, home, and community. If you feel like expanding your Linux horizons, try some of these other ...