Our open source line includes books on the basics of open source computing and moving to an open source life, all the way up to pro-level titles and detailed certification guides. No matter what program or language you’re interested in, with our authors covering topics as varied as Linux, Ubuntu, Docker, OpenStack, Ansible, nginx, Apache, Vim, Bash, and more, you’ll easily find the information you need. Whether you already use open source software or are just curious and want to start, here you can discover the right resources for you.
David Both is a Linux and Open Source advocate who resides in Raleigh, North Carolina. He has been in the IT industry for over forty years and taught OS/2 for IBM where he worked for over 20 years. While at IBM, he wrote the first training course for the original IBM PC in 1981. He has taught RHCE classes for Red Hat and has worked at MCI Worldcom, Cisco, and the State of North Carolina. He has been working with Linux and Open Source Software for 20 years. David has written articles for OS/2 Magazine, Linux Magazine, Linux Journal and OpenSource.com. His article "Complete Kickstart," co-authored with a colleague at Cisco, was ranked 9th in the Linux Magazine Top Ten Best System Administration Articles list for 2008. He has spoken at POSSCON and All Things Open (ATO).
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