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"...this book is easy to read and understand. I really found each chapter to be modular and this enhanced the readability of the book. I think that even a novice could get a multifunctional server up and running. The step by step instructions that follow a brief overview is a basic but genius way of transitioning from each part of the initial to the final stages of the set up and configuration process. I am only half way through the project but I am eager to finish the book as I set up a fedora core 6 server for my network administration class."
-- Mark Mitchell

"I've just finished reading a review copy of O'Reilly's latest GNU/Linux title, Linux System Administration. It's a handy introduction for the beginner GNU/Linux sysadmin, and a useful addition to an experienced sysadmin's bookshelf. The book is essentially a survey of various Linux system-administration tasks: installing Debian; setting up LAMP; configuring a load-balancing, high-availability environment; working with virtualization. None of the chapters are in-depth examinations of their subjects; rather, they're enough to get you started and familiar with the concepts involved, and headed in the right direction."
-- Bob Uhl,

"Linux system administrators who want to solve problems quickly may already have many Linux references at hand for in-depth treatment, but the advantage of Linux System Administration is it's a quicker reference than most – and thus more valuable to Linux programming libraries and programmer collections than weightier coverages. Its at-a-glance pages offer up plenty of real-world case history scenarios, question/answer formats, and tips which advance the training of existing Linux administrators who want to enhance and expand on their skills. From installing Apache and MySQL on a web server to using Linux visualization with VMW are to run multiple kernels on one piece of hardware, this is an item of choice for any Linux programmer."
-- Diane Donovan, California Bookwatch - Computer Shelf

"Linux System Administration seems to have been written for Linux sys admins who already know the basics and need to have a central location to find solutions to the most common problems."
-- James Pyles, Linux Magazine