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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…
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Recovering lost, deleted, or corrupted data. Please review the tag wiki before posting a question.
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A general term used when a computer or device becomes unresponsive to any kind of user input. May be caused by hardware *or* software reasons.
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an Open Source database now owned by Oracle. The MySQL documentation is expansive and incredibly useful.
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a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL License.
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DO NOT USE THIS TAG! It has been deprecated. Instead, use the appropriate tag for whatever you are upgrading. See: http://meta.superuser.com/q/8567/76571
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Questions about using a router/networking, e.g. port forwarding, VPNs
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cygwin provides a Unix/Linux-like environment under Microsoft Windows OSes.
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a Debian-based open-source Linux distribution.
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a media library management and playback application developed and maintained by Apple for OS X and Windows. It is also used to synchronise Apple media devices and manage their contents.
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the process of receiving digital data from another computer, either over a local-area-network or a wide-area-network (i.e. the internet).
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Questions about the Apple MacBook family of laptops.
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a command line shell and scripting language for Windows that supersedes the CMD.exe shell and batch language. PowerShell is also an automation engine for Windows that provides fu…
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DO NOT USE THIS TAG! It has been deprecated. Consider using a more specific tag, such as [data-recovery], [password-recovery], or [file-recovery].
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a condition where soft- or hardware ceases to function properly.
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The number of pixels in a given display or image, representing the smallest physical unit of display. One individual pixel represents a single colour value, and when combined, create a displayed imag…
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a form of problem solving that uses logical, systematic steps to solve the problem.
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the twelfth release of Ubuntu from Canonical.
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Search refers to the ability of finding any number of items of information with specified properties among a collection of items sharing the same type of properties.
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an optical disc storage media format, invented and developed by Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Time Warner in 1995.
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a desktop environment/graphical user interface that runs on top of a computer operating system, most notably Linux and the Java Desktop System which is part of Solaris.
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A Linux-based operating system for smartphones and tablet computers. Unless the device docks with your computer, questions are better on android.stackexchange.com or stackoverflow.com for programming …
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Usually a personal account on a computer system that allows access to a system's (advanced) functions.
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Hardware failure refers to the act of a piece of physical hardware failing to meet its designed standards during operation.
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called a home network. It usually smaller than an office network, just connecting two or three computers and a modem/router.
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A family of networking technologies for LANs. Ethernet encompasses bother the physical connection between devices and part of the protocols which define how the connected devices can communicate.
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Visual Basic for Applications; a subset of Visual Basic used in all Microsoft Office applications. Consider using this tag together with the tag for the specific application in question.
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Blue Screen of Death - Do mention the error code or something from it if you can spot it before the restart
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Hewlett-Packard. A multi-national information technology company that makes everything from computer monitors, to printers, to computers, to phones.
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X.Org Server (commonly abbreviated to Xorg Server, XServer or just Xorg) refers to the X server release packages stewarded by the X.Org Foundation, which is hosted by freedesktop.org, and grants publi…
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HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a widely used interface for transmitting audio and video signals between devices and displays. Many PCs now include the ability to output audio/video dir…
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A multinational information technology corporation based in Round Rock, Texas, United States, that develops, sells and supports computers and related products and services.
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SATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment) is one of the most common bus interfaces for connecting mass storage devices to a computer system.
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a network that connects multiple devices in a limited geographical area, such as a room, an apartment or a building. Currently, most LANs are based on Wi-Fi, link…
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Webmail service provided by Google. See WebApps.StackExchange.com first as that's where they most likely will be on topic unless using with a desktop client
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Graphics editing program developed and published by Adobe Systems. So ubiquitous its use in photo manipulation that it birthed term "Photoshopping".