Cooking with Linux - Serious Cool, Sysadmin Style!

Open-source software users have practically thousands of cool packages from which to choose. It's too many packages and too little time. Desktop users know this joy well. Now system administrators can know the same joy, and then some.

Marcel Gagné is an award-winning writer living in Waterloo, Ontario. He is the author of the Moving to Linux series of books from Addison-Wesley. Marcel is also a pilot, a past Top-40 disc jockey, writes science fiction and fantasy, and folds a mean Origami T-Rex. He can be reached via e-mail at You can discover lots of other things (including great Wine links) from his Web sites at and