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The cover image of a man wearing a wide-brimmed hat is adapted from a 19th-century engraving from Marvels of the New West: A Vivid Portrayal of the Stupendous Marvels in the Vast Wonderland West of the Missouri River, by William Thayer (The Henry Bill Publishing Co., Norwich, CT, 1888).
David Futato was the production editor and copyeditor for Learning Red Hat Linux; Ellie Cutler was the proofreader; Kimo Carter provided production assistance; Sarah Jane Shangraw, Jeff Holcomb, and Claire Cloutier LeBlanc provided quality control. Robert Romano and Rhon Porter created the illustrations using Adobe Photoshop 5 and Macromedia FreeHand 8. Brenda Miller wrote the index.
The cover layout was designed by Hanna Dyer and produced by Kathleen Wilson with QuarkXPress 3.32 and Adobe Photoshop 5 software, using the ITC Garamond Condensed font. The interior layouts were designed by Alicia Cech, based on a series design created by Edie Freedman and Jennifer Niederst and modified by Nancy Priest. Chapter opening graphics are from the Dover Pictorial Archive and Marvels of the New West.
Interior fonts are Adobe ITC Garamond and Adobe ConstantWillison. Text was prepared in SGML using the DocBook 2.1 DTD. The print version of this book was created by ...