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  • LILO (LInux LOader)

    LILO (LInux LOader) is a boot loader, also called a boot manager, which is a small program that facilitates a dual boot of a computer...Continue Reading

  • cluster panic

    Cluster panic is a multiple-node kernel panic that occurs in a network or other set of interconnected computers called a cluster... (Continued)Continue Reading

  • Flex

    Flex is an open source program designed to automatically and quickly generate scanners, also known as tokenizers, which recognize lexical patterns in text. Flex is an acronym that stands for fast lexical analyzer generator... (Continued)Continue Reading

  • kernel panic

    A kernel panic is a computer error from which the operating system (OS) cannot quickly or easily recover. The term applies primarily to Unix-based systems and to Mac OS X... (Continued)Continue Reading

  • Open Software Foundation (OSF)

    The Open Software Foundation (OSF) was a pioneer industry-sponsored organization whose purpose was to foster, identify, and, in some cases, develop software technologies that could serve as industry and perhaps eventually national and international ...Continue Reading

  • open source software (OSS)

    Open source software (OSS) refers to software that is developed, tested, or improved through public collaboration and distributed with the idea that code must be shared with othersContinue Reading

  • kernel

    The kernel is the essential center of a computer operating system, the core that provides basic services for all other parts of the operating system.Continue Reading

  • Beowulf

    Beowulf is an approach to building a supercomputer as a cluster of commodity off-the-shelf personal computers, interconnected with a local area network technology like Ethernet, and running programs written for parallel processing.Continue Reading

  • bogomips

    Bogomips is a measurement provided in the Linux operating system that indicates in a relative way how fast the computer processor runs.Continue Reading

  • GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program)

    GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a freely available open source application for creating and manipulating graphic images that runs on Linux, other Unix-based operating systems, and also on Windows and Mac OS X. GIMP is distributed under ...Continue Reading

  • GNOME (GNU Network Object Model Environment)

    GNOME (GNU Network Object Model Environment, pronounced gah-NOHM) is a graphical user interface (GUI) and set of computer desktop applications for users of the Linux computer operating system.Continue Reading

  • Linspire (Lindows)

    Linspire, formerly known as Lindows, is a low-cost commercial Linux-based operating system with a user interface similar to the latest Microsoft Windows operating system.Continue Reading

  • RPM Package Manager (Red-hat Package Manager)

    RPM Package Manager (also known simply as RPM), originally called the Red-hat Package Manager, is a program for installing, uninstalling, and managing software packages in Linux. RPM was developed on the basis of the Linux Standard Base (LSB). In ...Continue Reading

  • Tux

    Tux, the penguin, is the generally accepted official logo for the Linux operating system.Continue Reading

  • minicom

    Minicom (usually written with an initial lowercase m) is a text-based, serial communications program designed for Linux and distributed under the Free Software Foundation GNU Public License. It works with the Lynx browser and has script capability.Continue Reading

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