Author: David Both

I am a computer geek by hobby as well as profession. I have worked for IBM, MCI, Red Hat, the State of North Carolina, Cisco, and BB&T among others. I am now semi-retired and have my own company, Millennium Technology Consulting LLC through which I do speaking, training and consulting for Linux and Open Source Software.

Security by obscurity — NOT!

As you can see in the posts below I switched internet service providers on Monday of this week. As a result I received a different block of IP addresses than I had before. I have always heard that it only…

Network migration complete

The migration to AT&T fiber is now complete and everything went very well. Of course that is not to say it was problem-free. I have never been a fan of AT&T but my previous provider has been unable to resolve…

Network migration Monday, January 20

Outages through Monday Due to a large number of intermittent outages with my current internet provider, I have decided to move to a new provider. These outages make access to my web sites with their information about my books, unavailable…

Speaking at Open Source 101

I will be speaking at Open Source 101 in Columbia, SC, on March 3. I will present an extended hour session entitled, “Configuring and Using Bash.” This session is intended for Linux users and SysAdmins of all experience levels. Book…

Intermittent web site outages

Due to issues with Spectrum business class, this web site is experiencing intermittent outages. I expect them to arrive here between 2pm and 3pm Wednesday, Jan 15 to resolve the problem. I apologize for the inconvenience.

Great first review

I am really happy to get a great 5-star first review on my Linux self-study series, Using and Administering Linux – Zero to SysAdmin. Among other things, the reviewer says, “…these 3 books are a superb new resource for newbies,…

“Using and Administering Linux – Zero to SysAdmin” to be translated into Korean

This morning I learned from my editor that Apress has licensed all three volumes of Using and Administering Linux – Zero to SysAdmin for translation into Korean. This is a big deal and I am really excited about it.

High Anxiety

Yesterday was a very challenging day for me. It involved winblowze 10 which is not a common thing for me to touch. Very uncommon, in fact, since I never use it myself. It all started with a concerted, multi-pronged attack…

About ebooks for “Using and Administering Linux”

All three volumes of my Linux self-study series of books, Using and Administering Linux – Zero to SysAdmin, are available in multiple formats. In addition to soft-cover hard-copy (sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it?), they can be purchased in Kindle…

“Using and Administering Linux” now available on Amazon

Updated 2019-12-23 The books in my three-volume series, Using and Administering Linux – Zero to SysAdmin, are just now becoming available on Amazon. Using and Administering Linux: Volume 1 – Zero to SysAdmin: Getting Started is available in Kindle format…