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the traditional MTA (message transfer agent), i.e. the traditional server program to send, transfer and deliver email. If your question is about sending mail in general, see the tag /email…
Everything about comparing Unix variants like Linux distributions, BSD family and others. Try to be specific about what you need; otherwise your question might be closed.
a collection of commercial services centered around virtualized, commodity and clustered computing, networking, database and storage, as well as supporting tools that are …
when describing a specific portion of a particular group of entries in a table or a matrix or any other structured data set which is vertically aligned.
when the topic is related to coordinating systems to have the same data or state or time. It can be part of redundancy.
when the topic is about system process management. Commands used for this are like ps and kill -9 xxxx and service xyz start|stop|restart and htop, for example. Often used in conjunctio…
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), which allows users to rent virtual computer systems, is part of Amazon Web Services.
Everything that includes the source code of Unix programs for example compiling, installing or how to retrieve the code for studying.
A Linux package manager, originally developed for the Arch Linux distribution.
Questions about text editors in general (i.e. programs used for editing plain text files).
An open source telnet and SSH Client for the Windows and Unix platforms.
a free software, mass collaboration project. The founding goal of the project was, in the words of its initial announcement, to develop "a sufficient body of free software [...] to get …
text intended for human readers, generally consisting of sentences in a human language organized in paragraphs
A public-key certificate states that a specific public key belongs to a specific identity. Use this tag for all questions on certificates and authentication of public keys (not public-key authenticati…
a fast and volatile data-storage bank used in computers to store data and machine code currently being used.
Computer monitors (i.e. screens or displays). For system/application monitoring, please use the /monitoring tag.
creating packages for software installation, such as .deb (Debian & derivatives), .rpm (RHEL/CentOS), .bff (AIX), Solaris pkg / pkgadd, etc. Do NOT use this tag for /software-installation or /package-…
a free partition editor for graphically managing disk partitions on Unix/Linux.
the path through the network packets take in order to reach their destinations. The route command lets the user view and modify the IP routing table
a program in the X Window System that handles all access to the graphics cards, display screens and input devices.
LXDE (Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment) is a lightweight desktop environment for resource-limited systems.
All about programs and services that use the Hypertext Transfer Protocol.
a protocol built upon TCP/IP, used for outgoing email transmissions, and email relaying. It uses ports 25 (clear) and 465 (SSL) by default.