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Learn from Mark's expertise by reading his book: Self-Service Linux: Mastering the Art of Problem Determination . Amazon has the book at a 34% discount right now and there are 5 excellent reviews posted for the book. Here are the headings provided in the amazon.com reader review section to give you an idea of how well-liked the book is:
* The high art of problem investigation and software debugging, June 14, 2006* Required reference for power users and administrators, December 15, 2005* Will likely have a long shelf life..., November 14, 2005* Nice chapter on explaining GDB , October 16, 2005* I don't give 5 stars lightly, October 13, 2005