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The command line and other Unix-like aspects of Apple's macOS (Mac OS X)
the act of dividing a hard disk drive into multiple logical storage units referred to as partitions, to treat one physical disk drive as if it were multiple disks.
a means of matching a pattern of characters within a string.
a job scheduler that allows users to run commands periodically.
a full-featured, user-friendly desktop environment for Unix operating systems, based entirely on free software.
tools for installing and maintaining software packages
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.
a shell with many advanced command-line and scripting features.
a computer program allowing higher-level computer programs to interact with a hardware device.
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…
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…
Configuring or analysing log files (text files where programs output error and informational messages, useful for debugging and troubleshooting).
an interpreted, general-purpose high-level programming language whose design philosophy emphasizes code readability.
Universal Serial Bus (USB) establishes a connection between devices and a host computer.
for interoperability with Windows (dual boot, virtual machines, mixed networks, porting software, …)
a free Unix-based operating system descended from AT&T UNIX via BSD UNIX.
A file system structure in which to store computer files.
a tool to efficiently copy directory hierarchies, locally or remotely, with powerful filters to decide what gets copied.
An x86 virtualization software package developed by Oracle (which bought Sun, which bought Innotek).
Questions about audio hardware and software in Linux and other UNIX operating systems.
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 "|".
the process of transforming source code into byte codes for a particular computer architecture.
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.
Anything related with user accounts and user management on Unix-like systems.
the second revision of the GRand Unified Bootloader, with versions numbered 1.9x and 2.yz.
Questions about how to run a program or other operating system function when a given combination of keys is pressed.
The action of modifying a program's behavior, generally by modifying a text file.
used in shell scripting. This feature enables to take the output of a command and redirect it as an input for another command. Or command can take the input from a file instead of t…
Sending, receiving, reading, composing, sorting, and generally working with email. For the mail(1) command line utility, see the tag /mail-command.
A set of dynamic variables that can affect the running processes behavior and access to resources.
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…
a full featured desktop environment and collection of software for communication, work, education and entertainment.