Linux System Administrators' Guide 0.4

Lars Wirzenius

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This is version 0.4 of the Linux System Administrators' Guide.
Published Saturday 21 September, 1996.
HTML version published Sunday 4 May, 1997.


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Copyright © 1993-1996 Lars Wirzenius.

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This page is dedicated to a future dedication.

In the mean time...I'd like someone who knows him let Terry Pratchett know that his way of using footnotes is rather inspiring.