David Both is an Open Source Software and GNU/Linux advocate, trainer, writer, and speaker who lives in Raleigh North Carolina. He is a strong proponent of and evangelist for the "Linux Philosophy."

David has been in the IT industry for nearly 50 years. He has taught RHCE classes for Red Hat and has worked at MCI Worldcom, Cisco, and the State of North Carolina. He has been working with Linux and Open Source Software for over 20 years.

David prefers to purchase the components and build his own computers from scratch to ensure that each new computer meets his exacting specifications. His primary workstation is an ASUS TUF X299 motherboard and an Intel i9 CPU with 16 cores (32 CPUs) and 64GB of RAM in a ThermalTake Core X9 case.

David has written articles for magazines including, Linux Magazine, Linux Journal. His article "Complete Kickstart," co-authored with a colleague at Cisco, was ranked 9th in the Linux Magazine Top Ten Best System Administration...

Authored Content

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Separating config files from code enables anyone to change their configurations without any special programming skills.
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Linux gives me the freedom to control how I use my computer. Plus, it's free and open source.
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Configure Alpine to handle your email the way you like it.
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Ancient remnants can create strange problems.
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There is no nefarious plan, just one to bring service management into the 21st century.

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