About the Author
Jono Bacon is an established writer, developer, and musician. Jono has been working as a full-time writer and technology consultant/developer since 2000 and has worked for a variety of publishers and companies. They include Linux Format, Linux Pro, Linux Magazine, Linux User & Developer, Linux Journal, PC Plus, MacFormat, MacTech, Digital Home, Newsforge, Sitepoint, and ContentPeople. Jono has also worked as a writer/consultant/developer with Trolltech, Apple, theKompany.com, University of Wolverhampton, Delta Institute, and others. In addition to his work, Jono has been a part of the Linux community since 1998 and has worked for various free software projects including KDE, Kafka and founded Linux UK, the KDE Usability Study, KDE::Enterprise and currently works on various free software documents at his homepage at http://www jonobacon.org/.Nicholas Petreley is an award winning columnist who currently resides in Asheville, NC. He has been a freelance writer, editor, consultant, teacher and programmer in the computing industry for almost twenty years. He writes a monthly column for the IT journal Computerworld, and weekly columns, tutorials and reviews for LinuxWorld, a webzine he founded in 1998. Prior to that, he was executive editor of the InfoWorld test center, and editor in chief of the webzine NC World Magazine.