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.

Speaking at Open Source 101

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

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…

Update on BookAuthority

After some additional research, it turns out that BookAuthority is merely an Amazon “partner.” They advertise Amazon books and get a bit of money from Amazon for doing so. As near as I can tell, they create these “top X”…

Finished!

Late yesterday I finished proofing that last of the three books in my Using and Administering Linux: Zero to SysAdmin series. Although there may be a few more email discussions to clarify various notes I made on the proofs, for…

Book update

I have been quite busy the last couple weeks working on the proofs for “Using and Administering Linux.” I have completed work on Volume 1 and am almost finished with Volume 2. I should receive Volume 3 for review early…