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List of JumpStarts xxxix
Chapter 1: Welcome to Linux 1
The History of UNIX and GNU–Linux 2
What Is so Good About Linux? 6
Overview of Linux 11
Additional Features of Linux 16
Conventions Used in This Book 18
Chapter Summary 20... MORE
Mark G. Sobell is President of Sobell Associates Inc., a consulting firm that specializes in UNIX and Linux training, support, and custom software development. He has more than twenty-five years of experience working with UNIX and Linux systems and is the author of many best-selling books, including A Practical Guide to Linux® Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming, Second Edition, and A Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux®, Third Edition, both from Prentice Hall.