With hacks that any user can follow, 'Linux Desktop Hacks' demonstrates how easy it is to modify Linux to suit your desires. The book has tips on customizing and improving the interface, boosting performance, administering your desktop, and generally making the most out of what X, KDE, Gnome, and the console have to offer.
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.