John Meister


John is a Systems Design and Integration Specialist at an IT department for a major corporation. John developed and videotaped over 100 short videos to cover the Art of Linux System Administration for people to prepare for the LPIC-2 Certification exams for O'Reilly Media, released July 2016 -

John has worked for at least seven Fortune 100 companies as a UNIX/Linux Systems Administrator, Systems Analyst, Programmer, Circuit Designer, Equipment Engineer, Electronics Technician, Technical Instructor, Mechanic, and served in the US Army Signal Corp as a Staff Sergeant (E-6) in the Cryptography Repair (MOS codes: 32F, 31T, and 31S) . John was a TSEC KG-13 instructor in the 32G course at the US Army Signal School. John enjoys photography, Diesel Jeeps, and studying Biblical prophecy. John has worked at ITT Tech, Intel, Intermec (Honeywell), AT&T, T-Mobile, Western Wireless, Boeing, Merck, and several training/educational institutions.

John graduated with a Master of Science in Technical Management (MSTM) from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, from the University of Maryland with an AA, and BSc, from Central Texas College with an AA, and from the US Army Signal School (Fixed Ciphony Equipment Repair, Instructor Training Course, and Principles of Counseling - MOS 32F3H). John is listed in Who's Who since 1987 including Who's Who in the West, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in American Education, and Who's Who in America.

John has taught at: ITT Technical Institute, the US Army Signal School, City University of Seattle, Central Texas College Overseas, Georgia Military College, Boeing Computer Services (BCS), Prosoft, New Horizons Training Centers, Everett Community College, and private/corporate training locations nationwide. Contact John for customized Linux training.

Where to find John Meister online


Simply Linux: Basics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,820. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Client-server computing, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Computers & technology
Simply Linux provides a systematic approach to learning Linux through examples and scripts. The book covers the vi editor, user configuration, all the commands found in the LPIC Essentials and lots of example scripts. The powerful features of regular expressions are described and examples provided. There are internal links throughout the book to allow for easy navigation.
Let's Use BASH on Windows 10!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,650. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » User interfaces, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » System administration / Windows administration
"Bourne-again Windows" - This isn't about "bashing" Win10, but rather using the powerful Ubuntu's BASH shell. (Bourne Again shell!) You will be able to use Regular Expressions and Linux commands and scripts! This book provides step by step details, screen shots and practical examples that also work on any UNIX-like system. It makes more sense to learn BASH as it's portable and more powerful tha
Full Size Jeep Buyer's Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
Provides technical information about the Jeep Wagoneer and Gladiator line from 1962 until 1991. Engine, transmission and other technical information is summarized, as well as a detailed step by step list of areas to examine before purchasing, or to determine improvements. Pictures of a variety of FSJs are included in the book. The author has owned 56 Jeeps, 29 of those "Full Size Jeeps".
Practical Suggestions For Microsoft Windows
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Operating systems, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » System administration / Windows administration
The recommendations in this book work with XP, Vista, Win7, Win8 and Win10. The details included will improve the performance of your system noticeably. If you're already a power user and done many of the recommendations, you will still likely find something that will help you with your system. The newer versions of Windows places items in the "Users" directory.
Linux Tackles Microsoft - Discover The Superior Performance And Power Savings of Linux Vs. Microsoft
You set the price! Words: 18,860. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Systems architecture / distributed systems & computing, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Operating systems
Linux vs Microsoft - Linux performs from 8.9 to 34 x's faster than Windows 10 depending on the hardware!. There are details to run tests for both on the same hardware. Provided is a detailed analysis of battery life through 88 tests on 11 laptops resulting in an AVERAGE of 26.88% savings, or an extra 56.4 minutes more. Save up to 40% on POWER with LINUX! And Linux is more secure!