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Process of cleanly stopping the operating system so the system can be turned off
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the default command-line interpreter for many Microsoft-created operating systems.
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file-level computer data storage connected to a computer network providing data access to heterogeneous clients.
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Process of acquiring access to a system's (advanced) functions by proving identity, frequently by supplying a password.
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a cross-platform, open source media player & streaming media server. Use this tag when having issues with playing, streaming, transcoding or otherwise using VLC's features. Consider pairing it with an…
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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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Transferring files from one storage to another local or remote storage.
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a form of problem solving that uses logical, systematic steps to solve the problem.
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DO NOT USE THIS TAG! If you have a question specific to a Hewlett-Packard product, use the applicable HP product tag. If the question is not unique to the HP brand, you may attract more answers using …
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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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The bar displayed on a full edge of a GUI desktop that is used to launch, monitor and switch between running applications.
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essential to the operation of any computer and any of its components or peripherals.
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A software program capable of reproducing itself and usually capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on the same computer.
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a software application that allows users to make voice calls, instant message, and video conference over the Internet.
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All connections, wired, wireless, internet, intranet, and cable fall under this category. Use this tag if your issue involves establishing, maintaining, adding, or removing connections.
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a rolling-release Linux distribution.
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Also known as regular expression or regexp, a description of a set of strings, often used for searching and validating strings.
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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".
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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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a binary program running continuously on a computer (until terminated) which is managed by the operating system.
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a module that provides the Linux operating system functions of firewall, NAT and logging of data traveling over a computer network.
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a rule or pattern that specifies how a certain input sequence should be mapped to a certain output sequence according to defined rules and procedures. Consider using [vb…
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Making a process run completely or in part without the need of any user input once the process is started.
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for a series of graphics cards made by Nvidia. Use this tag if your question is about installing, configuring, troubleshooting or otherwise using Nvidia graphics cards and related drivers …
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managed and organized. Could refer to file management by the OS or by a third party application.
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Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol; allows computers on the same network to automatically obtain unique IP addresses and other network configuration parameters.
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Microsoft Word 2010, version 14, released in 2010, is the word processing software from Microsoft that lets you create and edit documents.
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an re-implementation of the smb network sharing protocols, which are used in Windows for file and printer sharing.
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the twelfth release of Ubuntu from Canonical.
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SSL refers to Secure Sockets Layer, a security protocol that has been replaced by Transport Layer Security (TLS). TLS is still commonly referred to as SSL.
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Converting from one file format into another. Use a more specific tag if possible depending on your application.
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A version of Windows for servers based on Windows Vista. Questions about administering Windows Server systems that are specific to a business environment are off topic for Super User; please consider …
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a script written for the shell, or command line interpreter, of an operating system.
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A connection to the internet, through which one can view web pages, access servers, etc.
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a free and open source software SSL VPN solution. It allows secure point-to-point or site-to-site connections with routed or bridged configurations and remote access facilities.
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Process of preparing a disk for storing data. Specifically, "high-level formatting" involves the creation of a new file system and/or a boot sector.