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WiFi is a networking technology permitting the exchange of information through wireless (radio) connections.
A process is an instance of a computer program that is being executed.
sudo - Execute a command with superuser privileges.
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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should be used if your question involves Kali Linux, a Linux distribution based on Debian. Questions regarding Kali Linux should not be related to specific setup (installing specific driver, …
tools for installing and maintaining software packages
GNOME is a full-featured, user-friendly desktop environment for Unix operating systems, based entirely on free software.
Cron is a job scheduler that allows users to run commands periodically.
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Python is an interpreted, general-purpose high-level programming language whose design philosophy emphasizes code readability.
A device driver or software driver is a computer program allowing higher-level computer programs to interact with a hardware device.
for interoperability with Microsoft Windows (dual boot, virtual machines, mixed networks, porting software, …)
rsync is a tool to efficiently copy directory hierarchies, locally or remotely, with powerful filters to decide what gets copied.
Universal Serial Bus (USB) establishes a connection between devices and a host computer.
Xorg is 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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Questions about audio hardware and software in Linux and other UNIX operating systems.
Configuring or analysing log files (text files where programs output error and informational messages, useful for debugging and troubleshooting).
The command line and other Unix-like aspects of Apple's macOS (Mac OS X)
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vim (Vi IMproved) is a text editor supporting different editing modes.
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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 "|".
A file system structure in which to store computer files.
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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…
GRUB2 is the second revision of the GRand Unified Bootloader, with versions numbered 1.9x and 2.yz.
An x86 virtualization software package developed by Oracle (which bought Sun, which bought Innotek).
KDE is a full featured desktop environment and collection of software for communication, work, education and entertainment.
Docker is an application to create containers for applications.
FreeBSD is a free Unix-based operating system descended from AT&T UNIX via BSD UNIX.
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Low-cost single-board computer the size of a credit card. Also check the Raspberry Pi SE: http://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/
Dual-boot is the process of having two (or more) operating systems installed on a computer, allowing one to be chosen during the boot process.
Questions about how to run a program or other operating system function when a given combination of keys is pressed.
Yellowdog Updater Modified (yum) is an interactive, rpm based, package manager.
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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.
Logical Volume Management provides storage abstraction, a generalization of disk partitioning.
ambiguous: use grub2 or grub-legacy as appropriate.
Anything related with user accounts and user management on Unix-like systems.
The action of modifying a program's behavior, generally by modifying a text file.
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Compiling is the process of transforming source code into byte codes for a particular computer architecture.
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