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A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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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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an open source image editing software suite for displaying, converting, and editing raster image files. It supports read/write for more than 100 image file formats.
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Tag for questions concerning Intel technologies. For Intel graphics use /intel-graphics. For general CPU related topics use /cpu.
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a shell utility used for reading strings from the standard input stream, or from a file descriptor.
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a set of programs and scripts that control the startup, running and shutdown of all other programs.
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a Unix/Linux extension for the Tcl scripting language. It was designed as an automation and testing tool and it makes it trivial to interact with complex programs, such as remote shells, sec…
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the name of the default input file descriptor of a process. Since there is really nothing special about `stdin`, you *should not* use this tag. Use [tag:io-redirection] for questions on how …
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A storage medium used in mobile devices like digital cameras, tablets, smartphones, ...
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an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS) available for many platforms including Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X.
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the main markup language for displaying web pages and other information that can be displayed in a web browser.
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In computer networking, Network Address Translation (NAT) is the process of modifying IP address information in IPv4 headers while in transit across a traffic routing device.
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a statically typed, free-form, multi-paradigm, compiled, general-purpose programming language.
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a software application for retrieving, presenting, and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web.
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a lightweight stacking window manager. It is ICCCM and EWMH compatible and can be used alone or inside other desktop environments such as Gnome.
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for questions on how to handle errors generated in shell scripts.
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an alternative desktop environment to traditional GNOME . It uses gtk+ components and has less memory power usage than GNOME uses. Most of the tools are named in spanish for e.g. caja …
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the name of a German company that developed the epynomous commercial Linux distribution, which is also the basis for openSUSE. Use this tag for SUSE distribution specific que…
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an automation tool ("IT orchestration engine", per the company web site) for the deployment and configuration of applications and systems.
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the process of an operating system (OS) that loads (copies from persistent storage to RAM) and links (fills jump tables and relocates pointers) the shared libraries …
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A message bus system, a simple way for inter-process communication. It also helps coordinate process lifecycle.
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a computer networking service for reading from and writing network connections using TCP or UDP
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Passing options like -l or --word to commands, or parsing them in scripts
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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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The Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) on an x86 PC is the firmware that performs the power-on self-test (POST) and initializes hardware.
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GNU's implementation of the Standard C library.
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the GNU implementation of awk. The awk utility interprets a special-purpose programming language that makes it possible to handle simple data-reformatting jobs with just a few lines of code.
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The exec() family of functions replaces the current process image with a new process image, retaining the pid and pipes of the old process. This tag is also used for the shell built-in which can be us…
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used to synchronize system clocks to precision time servers on the internet or locally connected devices such as a GPS.
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a lightweight and energy-saving variant of Ubuntu using the LXDE (Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment) desktop. Use this tag only for questions that are Lubuntu specific (installation, hard…