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for questions about running Linux on laptops.
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the simplest data-structure for storing items in continuously memory
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a solid-state disk (SSD)
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the name of the default output file descriptor of a process. Since there is nothing special about `stdout`, you *should not* use this tag. Use [tag:io-redirection] for questions on how to r…
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computer low-power mode, including suspend-to-RAM and suspend-to-disk
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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 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 cross-platform framework for creating graphical user interfaces.
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a bootable cd with a (Linux) OS
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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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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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An open source telnet and SSH Client for the Windows and Unix platforms.
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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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Files containing data arrange in a table, often with commas (hence Comma Separated Values), to separate columns. Rows are separated by newlines (but not all newlines are row separators as fields can b…
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a command-line utility that provides disk partitioning functions.
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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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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.
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LXDE (Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment) is a lightweight desktop environment for resource-limited systems.
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a shell for Unix-like operating systems and an enhanced, but completely compatible version of the Berkeley UNIX C shell (csh).
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the official file manager for the GNOME desktop.
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A GNU/Linux based firmware program for embedded devices such as residential gateways and routers.
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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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a software application for retrieving, presenting, and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web.
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A data compression program. Originally a GNU utility it has been cloned by most Unix variants.
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a network device which transparently forwards packets between two or more network segments so that they appear as one local area network (LAN).