Tags

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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Installing software on a running system, either as binaries or from source. This is usually done using your system's package manager.
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a networking technology permitting the exchange of information through wireless (radio) connections.
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a means of matching a pattern of characters within a string.
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sudo - Execute a command with superuser privileges.
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a job scheduler that allows users to run commands periodically.
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a shell with many advanced command-line and scripting features.
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tools for installing and maintaining software packages
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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 full-featured, user-friendly desktop environment for Unix operating systems, based entirely on free software.
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a computer program allowing higher-level computer programs to interact with a hardware device.
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a text editor supporting different editing modes.
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should be used if your question involves Kali Linux, a Linux distribution based on Debian. Question regarding Kali Linux should not be related to specific setup (installing specific driver, m…
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an interpreted, general-purpose high-level programming language whose design philosophy emphasizes code readability.
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Configuring or analysing log files (text files where programs output error and informational messages, useful for debugging and troubleshooting).
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for questions related to the Apache HTTP server (any version, but make sure to provide Apache version numbers in the question unless not relevant). Non-apache web server-related questions…
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Universal Serial Bus (USB) establishes a connection between devices and a host computer.
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for interoperability with Windows (dual boot, virtual machines, mixed networks, porting software, …)
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A file system structure in which to store computer files.
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a free Unix-based operating system descended from AT&T UNIX via BSD UNIX.
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a tool to efficiently copy directory hierarchies, locally or remotely, with powerful filters to decide what gets copied.
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A Unix pipe connects file descriptors of two processes. A pipe is created with the POSIX pipe() function declared in <unistd.h>. Shells provide pipe creation between processes using "|".
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An x86 virtualization software package developed by Oracle (which bought Sun, which bought Innotek).
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Questions about audio hardware and software in Linux and other UNIX operating systems.
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an interactive, rpm based, package manager.
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the process of transforming source code into byte codes for a particular computer architecture.
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for questions related to the initial installation of Unix-like operating systems. When installing extra software on a running system, use the "software-installation" tag.
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Anything related with user accounts and user management on Unix-like systems.
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the second revision of the GRand Unified Bootloader, with versions numbered 1.9x and 2.yz.
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Questions about how to run a program or other operating system function when a given combination of keys is pressed.
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The action of modifying a program's behavior, generally by modifying a text file.
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used in shell scripting. This feature enables one to take the output of a command and redirect it as an input for another command, or a command can take the input from a file instea…
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A set of dynamic variables that can affect the running processes behavior and access to resources.
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Logical Volume Management provides storage abstraction, a generalization of disk partitioning.
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Sending, receiving, reading, composing, sorting, and generally working with email. For the mail(1) command line utility, see the tag /mail-command.
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a high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming language. It was originally developed by Larry Wall as a general-purpose Unix scripting language to make report processing easie…
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a full featured desktop environment and collection of software for communication, work, education and entertainment.