Maybe wrong place for the question, but I couldn't find the answer. The wiki says he's software engineer and hacker. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linus_Torvalds) Is it true? I must tell I haven't ...
Could someone explain to me what a socket is? I see it in many acronyms in context of SSL, etc. Also, why is it called a socket? Is it purely because it was what a name they invented? Or was it the ...
I have often started to think about this but never found a good answer. Why are these two Unix directories not /user and /temp instead? All the other directories under root seem to be exactly what ...
Is UNIX an acronym? What does it stand for?
Is the name kernel panic being used outside of Linux-based systems?
I've noticed that throughout the Internet, within forums and blog posts, Unix always has a * in the word, whether it is *nix or Un*x, as I noticed at the welcoming banner at the Unix StackExchange ...