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a powerful text editor with an embedded Lisp environment, which allows for great extensibility. Emacs is a lisp environment with many features that also make it a powerful text editor.
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Widely-used object-oriented programming language, emphasizing portability.
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the execution of a set of commands or software programs without user intervention. A batch file is a text file containing a sequence of such commands or programs invocations.
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a software or a dedicated computer that acts as an intermediary for client requests. Most proxies are used as web proxies in order to filter or cache browsed web content. Using a pro…
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An automated series of instructions carried out in a specific order, such as a Windows script created to launch a specific program on startup.
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a spreadsheet application written and distributed by Microsoft. Use this tag for problems specific to Excel 2007 for Windows.
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Questions about using, installing, configuring, repairing, or otherwise troubleshooting mice.
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File Synchronization refers to reflecting changes from a set of files to the same set of files in another location. Synchronization can also be applied to contacts, music, or other data.
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the process of transforming information using an algorithm to make it unreadable to anyone except those possessing special knowledge.
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the web browser developed by Microsoft. Version specific questions should use a version-specific tag, as this tag is for more general cases.
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the process of using software to emulate an entire computer, in which "guest" operating systems can run.
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portable USB drives that rely upon flash storage, also known as pen drives or USB sticks.
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RAID stands for Redundant Array of Independent Disks, and is a technology which can provide increased reliability, performance, and/or redundancy by utilizing multiple hard drives simultaneously. RAI…
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Version 14 (for Windows) of Microsoft's Outlook application.
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an electronic device that supplies electric power to another device, such as a computer, monitor or printer. This is achieved by converting wall power (or mains power) to a lower vol…
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the 8th major release of Mac OS X released on July 20th, 2011.
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a Linux-based free operating system sponsored by Red Hat.
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String of characters that allows access to a computer, interface, system or application.
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an open source distributed version control system originally designed and written by Linus Torvalds. It is generally used to keep track of source code for software projects. As a DVCS, Git pr…
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the process of making available to the computer a new file system device, like a disk drive or a network share.
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a process for reproducing text and image, typically with ink on paper, using a printer or a printing press.
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a protocol for transmitting data over packets ("datagrams"). It is the primary protocol of the Internet. "IP" may also refer to an IP address, the numerical address assig…
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A device that allows access to the Internet or computer network without the need for a wired connection.
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a common protocol for transferring files between computers over networks
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Quantity of sorts composing of a complete character set of a single style of a particular typeface.
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a device used for printing text and/or graphics from the computer.
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the default file system for Windows NT and its derivatives (2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, Server 2003 and 2008).
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Free email client from Mozilla. Specify your version number when asking.
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a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development. The current version is 5.3.3, released on July 22, 2010.
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Recommendations for software or applications — Important: It's often better to ask how to solve a specific problem rather than what software can be used for a given task.
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a hierarchical database that stores configuration settings and options on Microsoft Windows operating systems. It contains settings for low-level operating system components as well…
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an interpreted, general, high-level programming language. The design emphasizes readability. It is notable for using tabs to indicate block levels. As a dynamic language, it shares many s…
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a piece of software that controls what connections can be made to and from a network.
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The layer between your hardware and software. It manages disk input/output, memory allocation, graphic acceleration, hosting device drivers and various other resources.
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A major manufacturer of graphics cards for desktop and laptop computers.
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a multiboot bootloader from the GNU project. This tag is for questions relating to the legacy version of GRUB. Use the GRUB2 tag for questions dealing with GRUB2, a…