Nicholas Petreley Named Editor In Chief Of TUX, The First And Only Magazine for the New Linux User
March 15, 2005 -- SSC Publishing Ltd. today announced that Nicholas Petreley has been appointed editor in chief of its publication,
, the first and only magazine for the new Linux user.
's editorial steward, Petreley
is at the helm of the most ambitious journalistic project ever to explain the Linux operating system to a broad, mainstream audience.
takes over TUX
during a period of dynamic growth, with readership surpassing 20,000 in its first month alone.
position will begin immediately.
"We are proud to have Nick Petreley
on board to share his
Linux expertise with
"Nick has been a computer journalist since the mid-1980s, during which time he has written about every imaginable computer topic for readers at all skill levels.
readers will benefit greatly from his
accessible style and pertinent content."
"One thing I intend to do with
is dispel the myth that Linux is hard to use," commented Petreley
, Petreley was a writer for numerous publications.
These include columnist for the Times
(Trenton, NJ), editorial director of LinuxWorld
, editor in chief of Network Computing World, executive editor of the InfoWorld Test Center
, award-winning columnist for InfoWorld
and regular technical columnist for ComputerWorld
is also author of the book
Official Fedora Companion (Red Hat Inc.) and co-author of the forthcoming book Desktop Hacks (O'Reilly & Associates).
Finally, Petreley is part-time analyst for Evans Data, freelance writer, creator and maintainer of www.VARLinux.org, and a professional Open Source consultant.