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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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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 Microsoft Server Operating System released in February 2008. It is the successor to Windows Server 2003 and is based on the Windows Vista codebase. It was succeeded by Windows…
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the sixteenth release(version) of Ubuntu from Canonical.
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the largest manufacturer of computer processors and the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors which are found in most personal computers.
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a free and open source terminal emulator application which can act as a client for the SSH, Telnet, rlogin, and raw TCP computing protocols and as a serial console client. The name "PuTTY" ha…
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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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the act of using redirecting one port to another, commonly used to access a computer from behind a firewall with NAT.
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Text file containing a sequence of commands or program invocations that does not need user intervention.
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Open source media player from the VideoLAN project
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a version of Microsoft Outlook, released in 2006. It is widely used for email, calendar, contacts, and notes.
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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 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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the embedded power-source of a component such as a notebook. It is composed of cells of chemical elements that store energy.
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file-level computer data storage connected to a computer network providing data access to heterogeneous clients.
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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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managed and organized. Could refer to file management by the OS or by a third party application.
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A short range wireless protocol used by various devices, such as cell phones, wireless headsets, mice and keyboards.
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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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Process of cleanly stopping the operating system so the system can be turned off
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A connection to the internet, through which one can view web pages, access servers, etc.
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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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a low-power state designed to provide very fast resuming of a computer's operation, with minimal power consumption.
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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.
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essential to the operation of any computer and any of its components or peripherals.
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iPhone related questions must connect or dock to a laptop or desktop computer to be considered on topic. Otherwise, please visit http://apple.stackexchange.com/
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a rolling-release Linux distribution.
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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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Integral service in every modern Windows OS that updates the software and OS, including installed components and drivers.
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a script written for the shell, or command line interpreter, of an operating system.
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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…
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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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a cross-platform multimedia runtime used to embed animations, video, and interactive applications into web pages.
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Questions about handling HTML files. Programming in HTML is considered off topic here.
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an open source command line tool for Unix and Windows systems that provides fast incremental file transfer to copy files and synchronize directories locally or between remote hosts. It is wid…