"There have been a lot of titles geared towards Linux
administration. But many have failed to target a wide user base
with in-depth knowledge about every aspect of what is an already
complex field -- system administration.
"As many of you know, Linux is not an operating system for the
masses ? least not yet. The fact that users have to drop down to
the command prompt and the lack of education by employers and the
entrenchment by Windows as the de-facto standard in 90% of the
market has made Linux introduction beyond the enterprise a hard
"As a result, Linux boasts the most dedicated and devoted group
of system administrators anywhere. With this also comes a great
book on system administration. Linux Administration Handbook is the
most complete book on the subject to come to my desk..."