LinuxWorld Product of the Day: Bruce Perens Open Series

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Product: Bruce Perens Open SeriesManufacturer: Addison-Wesley & Prentice Hall PTRAddress: 1 Lake Street               Upper Saddle River, New Jersey 07458URL:

Bruce Perens's New Book on Open Source

Bruce Perens is an Open Source evangelist and developer whose software is a major component of most commercial embedded Linux offerings. Perens is the founder or co-founder of Linux Standard Base, Open Source Initiative, and Software in the Public Interest. He is the former Debian GNU/ Linux Project Leader who was instrumental in getting the system on two U.S. Space Shuttle flights, bringing respect to Linux at a time when few people were taking it seriously.

Prentice Hall PTR publishes the Bruce Perens Open Source Series with Bruce Perens, Series Editor. The next book in the series focuses on Linux and OpenSource technologies, including new and emerging technologies; and it targets professional software developers, system and network administrators, and power users.

The Bruce Perens Open Source Series is designed to give a voice to up-and-coming Open Source authors. Each book in the series is published under the Open Publication License (, an Open Source compatible book license.

Electronic versions will be made available at no cost. Books in the Series include, as of October 2003:

  1. Embedded Software Development with eCos by Anthony Massa

  2. Intrusion Detection with SNORT, Apache, MySQL, PHP, and ACID by Rafeeq ur Rehman

  3. The Linux Development Platform by Rafeeq ur Rehman

  4. Implementing CIFS (The Common Internet File System) by Chris Hertel

  5. Managing Linux Systems with Webmin by Jamie Cameron

  6. Rapid Application Development with Mozilla by Nigel McFarlane


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