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Revisiting Unix principles for modern systems automation

Revisiting Unix principles for modern system automation by Martin Krafft

Martin Krafft

Martin F. Krafft (or "madduck", as he's commonly known) is a dedicated Debian developer with a Ph.D. in open-source method diffusion and adoption behaviour. As a freelance consultant and trainer, he teaches network security and privacy protection to a professional audience.

Martin came to Debian in 1997 and has since been helping with user support, public representation, security issues, quality assurance, integration tasks, as well as the maintenance of packages, such as mdadm, hibernate, and logcheck. He is the author of the book _The Debian System_ (

Martin maintains servers for several NGOs, assists with IT management at the University of Zurich, and runs, a you-want-it-you-get-it, non-profit and free service for currently 230 users.

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