Teach Yourself Unix System Administration in 24 Hours
By Dave Taylor
Dave Taylor is a popular writer, teacher, and speaker focused on business and technology issues. The founder of The Internet Mall and iTrack.com, he has been involved with Unix and the Internet since 1980, having created the popular Elm Mail System and Embot mail autoresponder. A prolific author, his most recent books include Wicked Cool Shell Scripts, Learning Unix for Mac OS X Panther, Solaris 9 for Dummies, Learning Unix for Mac OS X, Teach Yourself Unix in 24 Hours, Creating Cool HTML 4.0 Web Pages, and The e*Auction Insider.

Previous positions include research scientist at HP Laboratories and senior reviews editor of SunWorld magazine. He has contributed software to the official 4.4 release of Berkeley Unix (BSD), and his programs are found in all versions of Linux and other popular Unix variants.

Dave has a bachelor's degree in computer science, a master's degree in educational computing, and an MBA. He teaches business and technology-related courses both in the physical world through the University of Colorado at Boulder, and online with the University of Phoenix. When not typing madly on the keyboard of his Mac, Dave's either playing with his wife Linda and three wonderful kids, Ashley, Gareth and Kiana, or out bicycling around Boulder.

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