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Martin F. Krafft Open Source Press / No Starch Press ISBN 3-937514-07-4 / 1-593270-69-0
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Due to a number of reasons, there will not be an updated edition of the book for etch. I am working on a version for Lenny though.

First off, sorry for the lack of news output in the last half year. For one, there was not really anything to report, so the saying "no news is good news" applies.

I've been extremely busy with my Ph.D. research and as of late somewhat handicapped. But these are only two of the reasons why I have not produced an updated edition of my book in time for the release of Debian "etch". I've summarised other reasons in a blog post at the beginning of the year.

Since sarge's release, we have made many changes to the Debian system. Thus, I am looking forward to updating my book and to document all the new, cool stuff. Whether I will be able to do so in time for the release of lenny (the next version), only time will tell.

Created by madduck
Last modified 2007-05-10 08:49
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Richard Bejtlich, Tao Security: Krafft is obviously a Debian enthusiast, but he is not a zealot blind to any flaws Debian might possess. He is also not afraid to praise other OS' (like NetBSD) or declare that certain misconceptions (think debconf) are invalid. When necessary he compares Debian tools or syntax to other Linux distributions, such as a chart on pp 200-201 on apt, yum, up2date, and urpmi. The book also contains a large number of footnotes with URLs for more research and additional commentary.

 
 

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