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Old 10-17-2006, 11:23 AM   #1
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Acronym Guide.


I'm new to Linux and these forums and I see a lot of Acronyms being used. Is there a FAQ that has some of the more common Acronyms and their definitions anywhere?
 
Old 10-17-2006, 11:49 AM   #2
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What do you mean by acronyms. Are you talking about Things Like GNU or imho.
 
Old 10-17-2006, 11:54 AM   #3
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I'm new to Linux and these forums and I see a lot of Acronyms being used. Is there a FAQ that has some of the more common Acronyms and their definitions anywhere?
www.google.com

the greatest FAQ there ever was.
 
Old 10-17-2006, 12:02 PM   #4
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Is there a FAQ
what does FAQ stand for?...

http://www.bellevuelinux.org/acronym_list.html
http://faq.arstechnica.com/link.php?i=1742
 
Old 10-17-2006, 12:06 PM   #5
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Those are good links. Good for a quick reminder or for some that you have never seen.
 
Old 10-17-2006, 12:09 PM   #6
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Those are good links. Good for a quick reminder or for some that you have never seen.
yeah, I never knew tar was "tape archive"... everyday's a school day
 
Old 10-17-2006, 12:14 PM   #7
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yeah, I never knew tar was "tape archive"... everyday's a school day
Agreed. that's what I love about linux. I learn something new everyday.
 
Old 10-17-2006, 01:44 PM   #8
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i wish if i had something like linux for physics , maths and chemistry , intresting to use , intresting to learn and no matter what you get to learn new things everyday
 
Old 10-17-2006, 03:47 PM   #9
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Another list.
 
Old 10-18-2006, 04:36 AM   #10
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Another list.
Quote:
PMYMHMMFSWGAD: Pardon Me, You Must Have Mistaken Me For Someone Who Gives A Damn
There are times when you wonder if it's even worth having an acronym!
 
  


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