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a highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing. It is an improved version of the vi editor.
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An expansion card inserted into a motherboard for rendering graphics with enhanced performance over integrated graphics solutions.
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General keyboard topics, including keyboard hardware and keyboard functionality in software.
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a personal information manager software used as an email client, calendar/appointment manager and contact book. Not to be confused with outlook.com, the new name/interface for Hotmail.
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Making copies of data so that the copies may be used to restore the original after a data loss event, or for historical retention.
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For questions about connecting multiple monitors to a single computer either desktop or laptop.
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a hardware device used for entering data into and displaying information from a computer. Terminals were frequently used in the days of mainframe computers. Today, most operating systems…
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a data storage device that uses solid-state memory to store persistent data with the intention of providing access in the same manner of a traditional block i/o hard disk …
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combinations and oft-struck keys that help you work faster, or do more with less typing.
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For questions concerning computer, or computer-related, performance. Please include metrics in your questions.
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an emulation of a guest operating system, running on virtualized hardware within a host operating system.
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Virtual private network; a network that connects remote sites or users via the Internet using virtual connections so that devices can communicate as if they were on a private network.
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the chip responsible for actually "doing" most the instructions given to a computer.
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The 2010 version of Microsoft's spreadsheet application.
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software that lets users interact with the operating system, usually by typing at a command-line.
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a global system of interconnected computer networks.
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Translates domain names to IP addresses. DNS stands for Domain Name System.
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the term used for a program that's used to display web pages. It comes from the phrase "browse the Internet".
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Access and restrictions of files, documents, accounts, computers, etc.
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Microsoft's software that allows a user to access applications and data on a remote computer over a network.
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the central printed circuit board (PCB) in many modern computers and holds many of the crucial components of the system.
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a platform-independent standard developed by Adobe System in 1993 for document exchange.
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64-bit refers to processors that have a word length (the fundamental data type of registers and memory transfer operations) of 64 bits, allowing each word to hold 2^64 = 1.845 x 10^19 discrete values …
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The BIOS (basic input/output system) of an IBM-compatible PC is a ROM which performs the POST (power-on self-test), initializes the peripheral devices, and provides a basic firmware interface.
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Windows Explorer (renamed to File Explorer in Windows 8) is the file manager that comes with Windows and is not to be confused with Internet Explorer which is Windows' default Web browser.
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the widely known term for the Apache HTTP server, a very commonly used web server software maintained by the Apache Software Foundation.
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A hard drive designed to be connected to a computer via an external interface such as USB, eSATA, Thunderbolt, or IEEE 1394.
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Questions about using in-cell functions/formulas in spreadsheet software.
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the specification of how files in a computer should be stored, named and organized. This tag should be used for generic file system questions. For specific file system questions (FAT,…
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the 7th version of Mac OS X released on August 28th, 2009.
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CentOS stands for Community ENTerprise Operating System, the most popular Linux distribution for web servers with almost 30% of all servers using it. Third-party software is not included in the base.
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VMware software provides a completely virtualized set of hardware to the guest operating system.
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Media tool with support for multiple codecs, filters, and containers. Include the full, uncut console output if you have problems with an FFmpeg command.
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Installation or use of multiple operating systems on a single computer.
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Application suite from Microsoft which includes always Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Depending on what edition of Microsoft Office you have you can also have OneNote, Outlook, Publisher and Access.
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can refer to graphical images, e.g. a .jpg or .gif file, or system snapshots, which are also called "images".