Linux lingo gook

Ryan Kavanagh ryanakca at
Thu Jan 4 19:18:43 UTC 2007

On Thursday 04 January 2007 14:06, Don and/or Mila Trombley wrote:
> I am having some time trying to decypher the Acronyms, Uses, and their
> meanings, used in the various postings which I received from the
> Linux-Ubuntu-Xubuntu-?untu Group...
> CRON, BASH, DASH, CRASH, LASH  Just to name a few (not even touching the
> tip of the heap of them  !=))  Is their a dedicated Lexicon of these
> words? Thanks, Don.
CRON is a program that automates tasks... so that you can have it delete you 
trash every day at 1:05AM..
BASH = Bourne Again SHell... it's the shell you see when you open up 
DASH = ?
CRASH = when a program crashes... usually caused by a bug... the program 
usually exits abnormally  :D

Ryan Kavanagh (ryanakca)
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