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Sarah Sherman was the production editor and copyeditor for Linux Server Hacks. Colleen Gorman, Mary Brady, and Claire Cloutier provided quality control. John Bickelhaupt wrote the index.
Edie Freedman designed the cover of this book. The tool on the cover of Linux Server Hacks is an ax. The cover image is an original photograph from the CMCD collection. Emma Colby produced the cover layout with QuarkXPress 4.1 using Adobe's ITC Garamond and Helvetica Neue fonts.
David Futato designed the interior layout. This book was converted to FrameMaker 5.5.6 with a format conversion tool created by Erik Ray, Jason McIntosh, Neil Walls, and Mike Sierra that uses Perl and XML technologies. The text font is Linotype Birka; the heading font is Adobe Helvetica Neue Condensed; and the code font is LucasFont's TheSans Mono Condensed. The illustrations that appear in the book were produced by Robert Romano and Jessamyn Read using Macromedia FreeHand 9 and Adobe Photoshop 6.
The online edition of this book was created by the Safari production group (John Chodacki, Becki Maisch, and Madeleine Newell) using a set of Frame-to-XML conversion and cleanup tools written and maintained by Erik Ray, Benn Salter, John Chodacki, and Jeff Liggett.