"Michael Lucas's books are good enough to raise national productivity statistics. Every copy of OpenBSD should be bundled with this book."
—Richard Bejtlich, CSO of Mandiant, TaoSecurity blogger, and author of The Practice of Network Security Monitoring
"After 13 years of using OpenBSD, I learned something new and useful!"
—Peter Hessler, OpenBSD Journal
"The OpenBSD world, myself included, has been waiting for an update to Absolute OpenBSD for years. Michael Lucas tackles OpenBSD topics in ways that are bound to inspire the learner and warm the hearts of Unix greybeards."
—Peter Hansteen, author of The Book of PF
"Michael Lucas is a layperson's tutor, sitting next to you in front of an OpenBSD box and working through the same issues the average sysadmin does."
—George Rosamond, founding member of the NYC*BSD User Group
"This is truly an excellent book. It's full of essential material on OpenBSD presented with a sense of humor and an obvious deep knowledge of how this OS works. I doubt that a better book on OpenBSD could be written."
—Sandra Henry-Stocker, ITworld (Read More)
"Lucas has a sense of humour and that makes what would otherwise be a dry look at the nuts and bolts of an open source operating system a surprisingly fun journey. I certainly recommend the book for administrators."
—Jesse Smith, DistroWatch (Read More)
"The second edition of Absolute OpenBSD delivers an updated tour of OpenBSD with great attention to detail and zero hand-waving. Mr. Lucas and No Starch Press have once again demonstrated exemplary respect and loyalty to OpenBSD and the BSD community."
—Michael Dexter, Call For Testing (Read More)
"If you use OpenBSD, and have not yet achieved guru status, yes, this book is just for you. Even gurus will find valuable things in this book that they did not know."
—Warren Block (Read More)