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  • Free and open source software (FOSS) or free/libre open source software (FLOSS)

    Free and open source software (FOSS), also known as free/libre open source software (FLOSS) and free/open source software (F/OSS), is software developed by informal collaborative networks of programmers and end users. The source code is licensed ... Continue Reading

  • Hardy Heron (Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Server Edition)

    Hardy Heron is the code name for version 8.04 of Ubuntu, the open source Debian -based Linux distribution. Hardy Heron was released in April 2008 and succeeded Gutsy Gibbon. Hardy Heron is widely recognized as one of the most easy-to-use desktop ... Continue Reading

  • GNU General Public License (GNU GPL or simply GPL)

    The GNU General Public License, often shortened to GNU GPL (or simply GPL), lists terms and conditions for copying, modifying and distributing free software. Continue Reading

  • gOS (good operating system)

    gOS (pronounced gee-oss) is a Linux distribution designed for use with Web-based applications rather than software that must be purchased and installed... (Continued) Continue Reading

  • Light

    Light is an easy-to-use, lightweight, open source portal framework that can be plugged into any Java-based or Ajax-based Web application and enabled or disabled at will by the user. Light can also be used as an independent portal application... (... Continue Reading

  • man page

    A man page in a Linux or other Unix-based operating system is an online description of an interactive shell command or other system interface or object. A system user requests the display of a man page simply by entering the 'man' command followed ...Continue Reading

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is a distribution of the Linux operating system developed for the business market... (Continued)Continue Reading

  • semaphore

    In programming, especially in Unix systems, semaphores are a technique for coordinating or synchronizing activities in which multiple processes compete for the same operating system resources.Continue Reading

  • Linux Foundation

    The Linux Foundation is a consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux, an open source alternative to the Unix operating system... (Continued)Continue Reading

  • tty command

    A tty command in Linux and other Unix-like operating systems is a shell command that can be entered interactively or as part of a script to determine whether the output for the script is a terminal (that is, to an interactive user) or to some other...Continue Reading

  • yacc (yet another compiler compiler)

    Yacc (for 'yet another compiler compiler' ) is the standard parser generator for the Unix operating system... (Continued)Continue Reading

  • FreeBSD

    FreeBSD is a popular free and open source operating system that is based on the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) version of the Unix operating system. It runs on processors such as the Pentium that are compatible with Intel's x86 architecture ...Continue Reading

  • 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

  • OpenServing

    OpenServing is a service that provides free Web hosting and support to wiki developers and weblog enthusiasts. OpenServing users can build, maintain and edit collaborative Websites in conjunction with other users... (Continued)Continue Reading

  • Puppy Linux

    Puppy Linux is a compact version of Linux, an operating system (OS) that provides computer users with a free or low-cost alternative to Unix. Puppy Linux is one of several similar OSs, all of which together make up a group called skinny Linux... (...Continue Reading

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