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a dynamic tiling window manager inspired by wmii. It supports tiling, stacking, and tabbing layouts.
A command-line system monitor tool that produces a frequently-updated list of processes.
usually defined as the actual value passed to a function, procedure, or command line program.
a component that stores data so future requests for that data can be served faster; the data stored in a cache might be the results of an earlier computation, or the duplicates of data stored…
a set of unifying concepts used by graphical user interfaces to help users more easily interact with the computer.
a command line utility for running another program and summarizing resource usage
the latest version of the Internet Protocol (IP), the communications protocol that provides an identification and location system for computers on networks and ro…
Questions about either the shell builtin or `/bin/echo`. This tag should not be used if your question is simply about printing to the terminal, only apply it if your question is specific to the `echo`…
a screen-oriented text editor originally created for the Unix operating system.
a computing industry standard for the consistent encoding, representation and handling of text expressed in most of the world's writing systems.
A no-moving-parts all-electronic storage device which replaces a spinning hard disk drive.
a combined file system and logical volume manager designed by Sun Microsystems The features of ZFS include protection against data corruption, support for high storage capacities, efficient dat…
the name of the default output file descriptor of a process. Since there is nothing special about `stdout`, you *should not* use this tag. Use [tag:io-redirection] for questions on how to r…
The history of Unix systems and their main components. Please DO NOT USE this tag for shell-related questions; use "command-history" instead.
Computer program that runs as a background process, rather than being under the direct control of an interactive user.
is a process of finding and reducing the number of bugs, or defects, in a computer program, thus making it behave as expected
test the reachability of a given host, either on the internet or in a local network.
a network device which transparently forwards packets between two or more network segments so that they appear as one local area network (LAN).
Open Source Software for running Windows applications on other operating systems.
the process where mounting and unmounting of certain filesystems is done automatically by a daemon.
the default user interface for the GNOME 3 desktop.
A data storage device that supports reading/writing data in fixed-size blocks, sectors, or clusters.
a filter program which extracts fields or columns of each line of input.
The /home directory or partition contains user-specific configuration files, caches, application data and media files.
Watching updates at the end of a file, with or without the tail utility
computer low-power mode, including suspend-to-RAM and suspend-to-disk
the process of bringing down a system in a state where it will complete reinitialise, without removing power from the system. Use this tag for question related to problems with being able…
Escape sequences such as encodings of terminal commands and function keys