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A technique for scheduling tasks to be run at a specific time or on a specific event.
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the first actual process (PID 1) spawned during the boot sequence of a UNIX system. Some systems may rely on alternative solutions such as systemd or Upstart (Ubuntu).
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A copy-on-write (COW) file system developed by Oracle included in the Linux kernel.
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Alternative package manager for Debian and derivatives which offers an ncurses based text-mode user interface (TUI) and mighty search patterns besides a command-line interface similar to `apt-get`'s c…
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Scripts written in the bash shell language. Most questions should use the tags /bash and /shell-script instead.
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Escape sequences such as encodings of terminal commands and function keys
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a filesystem designed for use on CD-ROMs. An “ISO image” is a file that contains an ISO 9660 filesystem and can be burnt to a CD.
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the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), a protocol used for modifying and querying items stored in directory services
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a hypervisor based virtualization technique.
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a X Window System extension, which allows clients to dynamically change X screens, so as to resize, rotate and reflect the root window of a screen.
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the official file manager for the GNOME desktop.
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Computer monitors (i.e. screens or displays). For system/application monitoring, please use the /monitoring tag.
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a protocol built upon TCP/IP, used for outgoing email transmissions, and email relaying. It uses ports 25 (clear) and 465 (SSL) by default.
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svn - A centralized version control system.
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An open source telnet and SSH Client for the Windows and Unix platforms.
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A protocol used for low-range, low-power, low-speed communication between devices (phones, keyboard, mice etc...).
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LXDE (Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment) is a lightweight desktop environment for resource-limited systems.
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a command-line utility that provides disk partitioning functions.
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a disk-encryption specification.
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an acronym for "Portable Operating System Interface", a family of standards specified by the IEEE for maintaining compatibility between operating systems.
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a Linux distriution based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) with extra packages, put together by Fermilab, CERN and others.
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Limiting the usage of a resource (memory, disk space, CPU time, open files, network bandwidth, …) by a process or a group of processes.
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BusyBox combines tiny versions of many common UNIX utilities into a single small executable.
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ACL stands for access control list. ACLs extend permissions on files beyond the traditional user-group-others triple.