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Questions specifically about Linux, as opposed to Unix-like systems in general, or to questions about a specific distribution or program.
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the shell from the GNU project. It is the standard shell on Linux and often available on other unices. If your question applies to all Bourne/POSIX-style shells, use the /shell tag instead.
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unix's command-line interface. You can type commands in a shell interactively, or write scripts to automate tasks.
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a community driven GNU/Linux distribution first announced 1993. It is well known for its package management system APT and large number of packages. Many other distributions are influenced o…
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a Linux distribution with an emphasis on ease of use and installation. Note that http://askubuntu.com is specifically dedicated to Ubuntu questions.
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Questions about shell scripts, executable files that are interpreted by a shell (bash, zsh, etc.).
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A computer network allows sharing of resources and information among interconnected devices.
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the interactive interface to your shell.
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a protocol for running commands on a remote computer.
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an Enterprise-class Linux Distribution derived from Redhat Enterprise Linux sources freely provided to the public.
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a Linux distribution with a fast release cycle, maintained by a community and sponsored by Red Hat.
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the unix way of controlling access to resources such as files, directories and devices and may be specified for an owner, group, or all users.
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for questions about file management and operations on files.
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a method of storing and organizing computer files and their data.
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a simple, lightweight Linux distribution aimed at keeping things simple. Use this tag for questions not applicable to other distributions.
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Everything about UNIX kernels: development, configuration, compilation, design, etc.
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Manipulation of text by programs, scripts, etc.
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an environment for text input/output. Inside the terminal, one runs command-line and text mode programs (including shells).
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a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu aiming to be more usable out-of-the-box
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a commercially supported Linux distribution.
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a command-line stream editor for filtering and transforming text.
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a sequence of commands or instructions that are executed by an interpreter program rather than compiled into a standalone executable program.
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Content related to computer security.
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Bootloader issues: what happens before the operating system itself starts.
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a full featured X server that was originally designed for UNIX and UNIX-like operating systems running on Intel x86 hardware. It now runs on a wider range of hardware and OS platforms.
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a text editor supporting different editing modes.
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awk - pattern-directed scanning and processing language
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mount command, allows mounting of a file system at a specified point in the file hierarchy.
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a command-line tool for searching text patterns in files
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a full-featured, user-friendly desktop environment for Unix operating systems, based entirely on free software.
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The X window system (commonly X Window System or X11, based on its current major version being 11) is a computer software system and network protocol that provides a basis for graphical user interface…
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a command line utility to search for files in a directory hierarchy
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an instance of a computer program that is being executed.
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the act of dividing a hard disk drive into multiple logical storage units referred to as partitions, to treat one physical disk drive as if it were multiple disks.
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Installing software on a running system, either as binaries or from source
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Questions about the command line and other Unix-like aspects of Mac OS X, including the Mach/BSD-based kernel and FreeBSD-based userland. You may want to consider using Ask Different instead.