man page

Documentation accessible from the shell that describes a command and how it should be used.


Operating system that is a rough clone of Unix, created by Professor Andrew Tanenbaum. It was the inspiration for Linux.


Program code that can be inserted or removed from the kernel in order to support particular pieces of hardware or provide certain kernel functions. Drivers under Windows perform the same function.


To add a file system so that it is integrated (and therefore accessible) within the main file system; applies to external file systems, such as those available across networks, as well as those on the local PC, such as the hard disk or CD/DVD-ROMs.


Organization founded by Netscape to create Open Source Internet software, such as web browsers and e-mail clients; originally based on the Netscape source code. At the time of writing, it produces the Mozilla, Firefox, and Camino web browsers, the Thunderbird e-mail and Usenet client, the Bugzilla bug-tracking software, and more.


Popular and powerful Open Source database application. See also LAMP.

Beginning SUSE Linux from Novice to Professional
Beginning SUSE Linux: From Novice to Professional
ISBN: 1590594584
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 293
Authors: Keir Thomas

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