Linux lingo gook
andy.hunter at rogers.com
Thu Jan 4 19:34:30 UTC 2007
On Thursday 04 January 2007 14:18, Ryan Kavanagh wrote:
> 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 = ?
DASH is another, faster shell (I think I it is default in either feisty or
> CRASH = when a program crashes... usually caused by a bug... the program
> usually exits abnormally
> http://linux.about.com/cs/glossaries/a/aglossary.htm :D
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