Elizabeth Zinkann is a logical Linux catalyst, a freelance technical editor, and an independent computer consultant. She was a Contributing Editor and Review Columnist for Sys Admin Magazine for 10 years. (Her most recent reviews have taken refuge at http://www.equillink.com.) Her articles have also appeared in Performance Computing, Linux Magazine, and Network Administrator magazines. As an independent computer consultant, she has built Linux servers, maintained Linux, Solaris, Macintosh, and
Windows computers, programmed databases, and taught Linux, UNIX, computer hardware basics, and Internet essentials. In a former life, she also programmed communications features, including ISDN at AT&T Network Systems.