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In computing, Accessibility Toolkit (ATK) refers in particular to the GNOME ATK.
Accelerated Indirect GLX ("AIGLX") is an open source project founded by Red Hat and the Fedora community, led by Kristian Høgsberg, to allow accelerated indirect GLX rendering capabilities to the X.Org Server and DRI drivers.
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The Andrew Project was a distributed computing environment developed at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) beginning in 1982.
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Android is a mobile operating system (OS) based on the Linux kernel and currently developed by Google.
Apollo Computer Inc., founded 1980 in Chelmsford, Massachusetts by William Poduska (a founder of Prime Computer) and others, developed and produced Apollo/Domain workstations in the 1980s.
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Apple Inc. (commonly known as Apple) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.
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The Lisa is a personal computer designed by Apple Computer, Inc. during the early 1980s.
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Assistive Technology Service Provider Interface (AT-SPI) is, as was the intention from the beginning, a platform-neutral framework for providing bi-directional communication between assistive technologies (AT) and applications.
Asynchrony, in the general meaning, is the state of not being synchronized.
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In computing, a bitmap is a mapping from some domain (for example, a range of integers) to bits, that is, values which are zero or one.
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In computing, the Blit was a programmable bitmap graphics terminal designed by Rob Pike and Bart Locanthi Jr.
Robert William Scheifler (born 1954, Kirkwood, Missouri) is an American computer scientist.
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A broadcast domain is a logical division of a computer network, in which all nodes can reach each other by broadcast at the data link layer.
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Brown University is a private Ivy League research university in Providence, Rhode Island.
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BSD licenses are a family of permissive free software licenses, imposing minimal restrictions on the redistribution of covered software.
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In computing, the term button (sometimes known as a command button or push button) refers to any graphical control element that provides the user a simple way to trigger an event, like searching for a query at a search engine, or to interact with dialog boxes, like confirming an action.
Cairo (stylized as cairo) is a programming library used to provide a vector graphics-based, device-independent API for software developers.
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Canonical Ltd. is a UK-based privately held computer software company founded (and funded) by South African entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth to market commercial support and related services for Ubuntu and related projects.
A canonical model is a design pattern used to communicate between different data formats.
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Carnegie Mellon University (Carnegie Mellon or CMU; or) is a private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The cathode ray tube (CRT) is a vacuum tube containing one or more electron guns, and a phosphorescent screen used to view images.
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Chrome OS is an operating system based on the Linux kernel and designed by Google to work with web applications and installed applications.
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Citrix Systems, Inc. is an American multinational software company founded in 1989 that provides server, application and desktop virtualization, networking, software-as-a-service (SaaS), and cloud computing technologies.
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The client–server model of computing is a distributed application structure that partitions tasks or workloads between the providers of a resource or service, called servers, and service requesters, called clients.
Code refactoring is the process of restructuring existing computer code – changing the factoring – without changing its external behavior.
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In digital imaging systems, color management is the controlled conversion between the color representations of various devices, such as image scanners, digital cameras, monitors, TV screens, film printers, computer printers, offset presses, and corresponding media.
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The Common Desktop Environment (CDE) is a desktop environment for Unix and OpenVMS, based on the Motif widget toolkit.
In telecommunications, a communications protocol is a system of rules that allow two or more entities of a communications system to transmit information via any kind of variation of a physical quantity.
A compositing window manager is a window manager that provides applications with an off-screen buffer for each window.
In human–computer interaction, computer accessibility (also known as Accessible computing) refers to the accessibility of a computer system to all people, regardless of disability or severity of impairment.
In electronic engineering, computer architecture is a set of rules and methods that describe the functionality, organization and implementation of computer systems.
A computer font (or font) is an electronic data file containing a set of glyphs, characters, or symbols such as dingbats.
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In computing, a computer keyboard is a typewriter-style device, which uses an arrangement of buttons or keys, to act as mechanical levers or electronic switches.
A monitor or a display is an electronic visual display for computers.
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A computer network or data network is a telecommunications network which allows computers to exchange data.
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Computer security, also known as cybersecurity or IT security, is the protection of information systems from theft or damage to the hardware, the software, and to the information on them, as well as from disruption or misdirection of the services they provide.
A computer terminal is an electronic or electromechanical hardware device that is used for entering data into, and displaying data from, a computer or a computing system.
The Concurrent Versions System (CVS), also known as the Concurrent Versioning System, is a client-server free software revision control system in the field of software development.
A context menu (also called contextual, shortcut, and popup or pop-up menu) is a menu in a graphical user interface (GUI) that appears upon user interaction, such as a right-click mouse operation.
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Conventional PCI, often shortened to PCI, is a local computer bus for attaching hardware devices in a computer.
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The Croquet Project was a software project intended to promote the continued development of the Croquet open source software development kit to create and deliver collaborative multi-user online applications.
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Cygwin/X is an implementation of the X Window System that runs under Microsoft Windows.
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Debian is a Unix-like computer operating system and a Linux distribution that is composed entirely of free and open-source software, most of which is under the GNU General Public License, and packaged by a group of individuals known as the Debian Project.
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In computing, a desktop environment (DE) is an implementation of the desktop metaphor made of a bundle of programs running on top of a computer operating system, which share a common graphical user interface (GUI).
In computing, the desktop metaphor is an interface metaphor which is a set of unifying concepts used by graphical user interfaces to help users more easily interact with the computer.
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DESQview (DV) was a text mode multitasking operating environment developed by Quarterdeck Office Systems which enjoyed modest popularity in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
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Digital Equipment Corporation, also known as DEC and using the trademark Digital, was a major American company in the computer industry from the 1960s to the 1990s.
The Direct Rendering Infrastructure (DRI) is a framework for allowing direct access to graphics hardware under the X Window System in a safe, efficient way.
DirectFB (Direct Frame Buffer) is a software library with a small memory footprint that provides graphics acceleration, input device handling and abstraction layer, and integrated windowing system with support for translucent windows and multiple display layers on top of the Linux framebuffer without requiring any kernel modifications.
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A display device is an output device for presentation of information in visual or tactile form (the latter used for example in tactile electronic displays for blind people).
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Display PostScript (or DPS) is a 2D graphics engine system for computers which uses the PostScript (PS) imaging model and language (originally developed for computer printing) to generate on-screen graphics.
A display server or window server is a program whose primary task is to coordinate the input and output of its clients to and from the rest of the operating system, the hardware, and each other.
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A domain name is an identification string that defines a realm of administrative autonomy, authority or control within the Internet.
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DOS, short for disk operating system, is an acronym for several computer operating systems that were operated by using the command line.
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A double-click is the act of pressing a computer mouse button twice quickly without moving the mouse.
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DTrace is a comprehensive dynamic tracing framework created by Sun Microsystems for troubleshooting kernel and application problems on production systems in real time.
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EGL is an interface between Khronos rendering APIs (such as OpenGL, OpenGL ES or OpenVG) and the underlying native platform windowing system.
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Emacs and its derivatives are a family of text editors that are characterized by their extensibility.
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In cryptography, encryption is the process of encoding messages or information in such a way that only authorized parties can read it.
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The modern English alphabet is a Latin alphabet consisting of 26 letters (each having an uppercase and a lowercase form) – the same letters that are found in the ISO basic Latin alphabet: The exact shape of printed letters varies depending on the typeface.
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Enlightenment, also known simply as E, is a compositing and stacking window manager for the X Window System.
In computing, EXA is a graphics acceleration architecture of the X.Org Server (see also X Window System) designed to replace XAA (the XFree86 Acceleration Architecture) and to make the XRender extension more usable, with only minor changes needed to adapt XFree86 video drivers written to use XAA; it was designed by Zack Rusin and announced at LinuxTag 2005 and first released with X.Org Server version 6.9/7.0.
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eXodus is a display server implementing the X11 display server protocol that was originally developed by White Pine Software.
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Extended display identification data (EDID) is a data structure provided by a digital display to describe its capabilities to a video source (e.g. graphics card or set-top box).
In software engineering, extensibility (not to be confused with forward compatibility) is a system design principle where the implementation takes future growth into consideration.
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In computing, focus stealing is a mode error produced when a program not in focus (e.g. minimized or operating in background) places a window in the foreground and redirects all keyboard input to that window.
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In software engineering, a project fork happens when developers take a copy of source code from one software package and start independent development on it, creating a distinct and separate piece of software.
A framebuffer (frame buffer, or sometimes framestore) is a portion of RAM containing a bitmap that is driven to a video display from a memory buffer containing a complete frame of data.
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Free and open-source software (FOSS) is computer software that can be classified as both free software and open-source software.
The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded by Richard Stallman on 4 October 1985 to support the free software movement, which promotes the universal freedom to study, distribute, create, and modify computer software, with the organization's preference for software being distributed under copyleft ("share alike") terms, such as with its own GNU General Public License.
freedesktop.org (fd.o) is a project to work on interoperability and shared base technology for free software desktop environments for the X Window System (X11) on Linux and other Unix-like operating systems.
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General Graphics Interface (GGI) is a project that aims to develop a reliable, stable and fast computer graphics system that works everywhere.
GLX (initialism for "OpenGL Extension to the X Window System") provides the interface connecting OpenGL and the X Window System: it enables programs wishing to use OpenGL to do so within a window provided by the X Window System.
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GNOME (pronounced or) is a desktop environment that is composed entirely of free and open-source software.
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The GNOME Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Orinda, California, United States, coordinating the efforts in the GNOME project.
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The GNU build system, also known as the Autotools, is a suite of programming tools designed to assist in making source code packages portable to many Unix-like systems.
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The GNU General Public License (GNU GPL or GPL) is the most widely used free software license, which guarantees end users (individuals, organizations, companies) the freedoms to run, study, share (copy), and modify the software.
GNU Screen is a software application that can be used to multiplex several virtual consoles, allowing a user to access multiple separate terminal sessions inside a single terminal window or remote terminal session.
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In computer science, a graphical user interface or GUI, pronounced ("gooey") is a type of interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation, as opposed to text-based interfaces, typed command labels or text navigation.
A graphics processor unit (GPU), also occasionally called visual processor unit (VPU), is a specialized electronic circuit designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display.
The Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) is an American global information technology company headquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States.
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The history of the graphical user interface, understood as the use of graphic icons and a pointing device to control a computer, covers a five-decade span of incremental refinements, built on some constant core principles.
Hot swapping and hot plugging are terms used to describe the functions of replacing computer system components without shutting down the system.
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International Business Machines Corporation (commonly referred to as IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York.
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The IBM RT (or IBM 6150 series) was a computer workstation sold by IBM and built around IBM's ROMP processor, a spin-off of the IBM 801 pioneered at IBM Research.
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IBM PC compatible computers are those similar to the original IBM PC, XT, and AT and able to run the same software as those.
The IBM Personal Computer AT, more commonly known as the IBM AT and also sometimes called the PC AT or PC/AT, was IBM's second-generation PC, designed around the 6 MHz Intel 80286 microprocessor and released in 1984 as System Unit 5170.
imake is a build automation system written for the X Window System.
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The Intel 80386 ("eight-oh-three-eighty-six"), also known as i386 or just 386, is a 32-bit microprocessor introduced in 1985.
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In computing, the Inter-Client Communication Conventions Manual (ICCCM or I39L short for "I", 39 letters and "L") is a standard for interoperability between X Window System clients of the same X server.
iOS (originally iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. and distributed exclusively for Apple hardware.
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Java is a general-purpose computer programming language that is concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, and specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible.
Jim Gettys (born 15 October 1953) is an American computer programmer at Google.
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The KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC) is a desktop environment and an associated range of KDE Applications produced by KDE.
Keith Packard (born April 16, 1963) is a software developer, best known for his work on the X Window System.
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Latency is a time interval between the stimulation and response, or, from a more general point of view, as a time delay between the cause and the effect of some physical change in the system being observed.
Linux (pronounced or, less frequently) is a Unix-like and mostly POSIX-compliant computer operating system (OS) assembled under the model of free and open-source software development and distribution.
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The Linux Symposium is a Linux and Open Source conference held annually in Canada.
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This is a list of Unix commands as specified by IEEE Std 1003.1-2008, which is part of the Single UNIX Specification (SUS).
In software design, look and feel is a term used in respect of a graphical user interface and comprises aspects of its design, including elements such as colors, shapes, layout, and typefaces (the "look"), as well as the behavior of dynamic elements such as buttons, boxes, and menus (the "feel").
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In computing, LBX, or Low Bandwidth X, was a protocol to use the X Window System over network links with low bandwidth and high latency.
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The Macintosh (branded as Mac since 1998) is a series of personal computers (PCs) designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc. Steve Jobs introduced the original Macintosh computer on January 24, 1984.
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MacX is a display server implementation supporting the X11 display server protocol that ran on System 7, Mac OS 8, and Mac OS 9.
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MARC (Mailing list ARChive) is a computer-related mailing list archive.
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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
In computing and telecommunications, a menu or menu bar is graphical control element.
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Mesa is a collection of free and open-source libraries that implement several rendering as well as video acceleration APIs related to hardware-accelerated 3D rendering, 3D computer graphics and GPGPU, the most prominent being OpenGL.
Microsoft Windows (or simply Windows) is a metafamily of graphical operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.
The MicroVAX was a family of low-end minicomputers developed and manufactured by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC).
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Mir is a computer display server for the Linux operating system currently in development by Canonical Ltd. It is planned to replace the currently used X Window System for Ubuntu.
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MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) is a research laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology formed by the 2003 merger of the Laboratory for Computer Science and the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
The MIT License is a free software license originating at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
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The MIT Shared Memory Extension or MIT-SHM is a X Window System extension for exchange of image data between client and server using shared memory.
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MKS X/Server is for a commercial X server for accessing Unix/Linux systems from a PC computers using Microsoft Windows operating system, developed by MKS Inc..
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In computing, Motif refers to both a graphical user interface (GUI) specification and the widget toolkit for building applications that follow that specification under the X Window System on Unix and Unix-like operating systems.
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In computing, a mouse is a pointing device that detects two-dimensional motion relative to a surface.
In computing, a mouseover, mouse hover or hover box is a graphical control element that is activated when the user moves or "hovers" the pointer over its trigger area, usually with a mouse, but also possible using a digital pen.
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Multi-pointer X (MPX) is a part of X input extension and previously a modification to the existing X.Org implementation of the X Window System.
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A multiseat, multi-station or multiterminal configuration is a single computer which supports multiple independent local users at the same time.
Network transparency in its most general sense refers to the ability of a protocol to transmit data over the network in a manner which is transparent (invisible) to those using the applications that are using the protocol.
NeWS (Network extensible Window System) was a windowing system developed by Sun Microsystems in the mid-1980s.
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NeXT, Inc. (later NeXT Computer, Inc. and NeXT Software, Inc) was an American computer company headquartered in Redwood City, California, that developed and manufactured a series of computer workstations intended for the higher education and business markets.
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NeXTSTEP is an object-oriented, multitasking operating system based on UNIX, which was developed by NeXT Computer in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
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NX technology, produced by, is a computer program that handles X Window System connections to display remote desktop environments over a computer network, and attempts to greatly improve on the performance of the native X display protocol to the point that it can be usable over a slow link such as a dial-up modem.
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The Open Software Foundation (OSF) was a not-for-profit organization founded in 1988 under the U.S. National Cooperative Research Act of 1984 to create an open standard for an implementation of the UNIX operating system.
OpenBSD is a Unix-like computer operating system descended from Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD), a Research Unix derivative developed at the University of California, Berkeley.
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OpenVMS is a computer operating system for use in general purpose computing.
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An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs.
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Orca is a free and open source, flexible, extensible screen reader from the GNOME project for individuals who are blind or visually impaired.
OS X (pronounced; originally Mac OS X) is a series of Unix-based graphical interface operating systems (OS) developed and marketed by Apple Inc. It is designed to run on Macintosh computers, having been pre-installed on all Macs since 2002.
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A packet analyzer (also known as a network analyzer, protocol analyzer or packet sniffer—or, for particular types of networks, an Ethernet sniffer or wireless sniffer) is a computer program or piece of computer hardware that can intercept and log traffic that passes over a digital network or part of a network.
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A patch is a piece of software designed to update a computer program or its supporting data, to fix or improve it.
A peripheral is a "device that is used to put information into or get information out of the computer." There are two different types of peripherals: input devices, which interact with or send data to the computer (mouse, keyboards, etc.), and output devices, which provide output to the user from the computer (monitors, printers, etc.). Some peripherals, such as touchscreens, can be used both as input and output devices.
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A permissive free software licence is a class of free software licence with minimal requirements about how the software can be redistributed.
A personal computer is a general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities and original sale price make it useful for individuals, and is intended to be operated directly by an end-user with no intervening computer operator.
PHIGS (Programmer's Hierarchical Interactive Graphics System) is an API standard for rendering 3D computer graphics, considered to be the 3D graphics standard for the 1980s through the early 1990s.
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Plan 9 from Bell Labs is a distributed operating system, originally developed by the Computing Sciences Research Center at Bell Labs between the mid-1980s and 2002.
Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to present documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware and operating systems.
In software engineering, porting is the process of adapting software so that an executable program can be created for a computing environment that is different from the one for which it was originally designed (e.g. different CPU, operating system, or third party library).
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PostScript (PS) is a computer language for creating vector graphics.
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A programmer, computer programmer, developer, coder, or software engineer is a person who writes computer software.
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Project Athena was a joint project of MIT, Digital Equipment Corporation, and IBM to produce a campus-wide distributed computing environment for educational use.
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Project Looking Glass is a now inactive free software project under the GPL to create an innovative 3D desktop environment for Linux, Solaris, and Windows.
Proprietary software, non-free software (in the sense of missing freedoms), or closed-source software is software, where the developers or distributors reserve all freedoms and rights.
The protocol stack is an implementation of a computer networking protocol suite.
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In Apple computer's OS X operating system, Quartz is the Quartz 2D and Quartz Compositor part of the Core Graphics framework.
RandR ("resize and rotate") is a communications protocol written as an extension to the X11 and Wayland protocols for display servers.
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The Raspberry Pi is a series of credit card–sized single-board computers developed in the UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation with the intention of promoting the teaching of basic computer science in schools and third world countries.
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Ratpoison is a tiling window manager for the X Window System primarily developed by Shawn Betts.
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Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a proprietary protocol developed by Microsoft, which provides a user with a graphical interface to connect to another computer over a network connection.
rio is Plan 9 from Bell Labs's windowing system.
Robert Pike (born 1956) is a Canadian software engineer and author.
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In telecommunications, the round-trip delay time (RTD) or round-trip time (RTT) is the length of time it takes for a signal to be sent plus the length of time it takes for an acknowledgment of that signal to be received.
Secure Shell, or SSH, is a cryptographic (encrypted) network protocol to allow remote login and other network services to operate securely over an insecure network.
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The separation of mechanism and policy is a design principle in computer science.
In the X Window System, the X Nonrectangular Window Shape Extension allows windows to be given arbitrary, non-rectangular shapes.
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In computing, shared memory is memory that may be simultaneously accessed by multiple programs with an intent to provide communication among them or avoid redundant copies.
SharedX is a set of extensions to the X Window System that was developed at HP in the mid to late 1980s.
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The Single UNIX Specification (SUS) is the collective name of a family of standards for computer operating systems, compliance with which is required to qualify for the name "Unix".
In computer programming, a software framework is an abstraction in which software providing generic functionality can be selectively changed by additional user-written code, thus providing application-specific software.
A software license is a legal instrument (usually by way of contract law, with or without printed material) governing the use or redistribution of software.
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In computing, source code is any collection of computer instructions (possibly with comments) written using some human-readable computer language, usually as text.
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Sugar is a free and open source desktop environment designed with the goal of being used by children for interactive learning.
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Sun Microsystems, Inc. was a company that sold:computers, computer components,:computer software, and:information technology services and that created the Java programming language, Solaris Unix and the Network File System (NFS).
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SVGAlib is an open-source low-level graphics library which runs on Linux and FreeBSD and allows programs to change video mode and display full-screen graphics.
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Swing is a GUI widget toolkit for Java.
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In computer science, synchronization refers to one of two distinct but related concepts: synchronization of processes, and synchronization of data.
Tarantella was a line of products developed by a branch of the company Santa Cruz Operation (SCO) since 1993.
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A terminal emulator, terminal application, term, or tty for short, is a program that emulates a video terminal within some other display architecture.
The Cathedral and the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary (abbreviated CatB) is an essay, and later a book, by Eric S. Raymond on software engineering methods, based on his observations of the Linux kernel development process and his experiences managing an open source project, fetchmail.
The Open Group is a vendor and technology-neutral industry consortium, currently with over four hundred member organizations.
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The Unix-Haters Handbook is a semi-humorous edited compilation of messages to the Unix-Haters mailing list.
Theo de Raadt (born May 19, 1968) is a software engineer who lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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A thin client (sometimes also called a lean, zero or slim client) is a computer or a computer program that depends heavily on another computer (its server) to fulfill its computational roles.
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In computing, a tiling window manager is a window manager with an organization of the screen into mutually non-overlapping frames, as opposed to the more popular approach of coordinate-based stacking of overlapping objects (windows) that tries to fully emulate the desktop metaphor.
In computer networks, a tunneling protocol allows a network user to access or provide a network service that the underlying network does not support or provide directly.
In computability theory, a system of data-manipulation rules (such as a computer's instruction set, a programming language, or a cellular automaton) is said to be Turing complete or computationally universal if it can be used to simulate any single-taped Turing machine.
twm (Tab Window Manager) is a window manager for the X Window System.
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Ultrix (officially all-caps ULTRIX) was the brand name of Digital Equipment Corporation's (DEC) native Unix systems.
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The Ultrix Window Manager (uwm) was the standard window manager for the X Window System from X11R1 through X11R3 releases.
Unix (all-caps UNIX for the trademark) is a family of multitasking, multiuser computer operating systems that derive from the original AT&T Unix, developed in the 1970s at the Bell Labs research center by Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie, and others.
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A Unix domain socket or IPC socket (inter-process communication socket) is a data communications endpoint for exchanging data between processes executing on the same host operating system.
A Unix-like (sometimes referred to as UN*X or *nix) operating system is one that behaves in a manner similar to a Unix system, while not necessarily conforming to or being certified to any version of the Single UNIX Specification.
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The USENIX Association is the Advanced Computing Systems Association.
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The user interface, in the industrial design field of human–machine interaction, is the space where interactions between humans and machines occur.
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The V operating system (sometimes written V-System) is a microkernel operating system that was developed by faculty and students in the distributed systems group at Stanford University from 1981 to 1988, led by Professors David Cheriton and Keith A. Lantz.
The VAXstation was a family of workstation computers developed and manufactured by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) using processors implementing the VAX instruction set architecture (ISA).
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In computing, Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is a graphical desktop sharing system that uses the Remote Frame Buffer protocol (RFB) to remotely control another computer.
VirtualGL is an open source program that redirects the 3D rendering commands from Unix and Linux OpenGL applications to 3D accelerator hardware in a dedicated server and displays the rendered output interactively to a thin client located elsewhere on the network.
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The W window system is a windowing system and precursor in name and concept to the modern X window system.
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Wayland is a protocol that specifies the communication between a display server (called Wayland compositor) and its clients, as well as a reference implementation of the protocol in the C programming language.
A web browser (commonly referred to as a browser) is a software application for retrieving, presenting, and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web.
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WeirdX is a Java applet that talks with X Window System server, allowing cross platform GUI session from the web browser.
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A widget toolkit, widget library, GUI toolkit, or UX library is a library or a collection of libraries containing a set of graphical control elements (called widgets) used to construct the graphical user interface (GUI) of programs.
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In computing, a window is a graphical control element.
In graphical user interfaces, the window decoration is a part of a window in most windowing systems.
A window manager is system software that controls the placement and appearance of windows within a windowing system in a graphical user interface.
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In computing, a windowing system (or window system) is a type of graphical user interface (GUI) which implements the WIMP (windows, icons, menus, pointer) paradigm for a user interface.
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wmii (window manager improved²) is a tiling window manager for X11.
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Worse is better, also called New Jersey style, was conceived by Richard P. Gabriel to describe the dynamics of software acceptance, but it has broader application.
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In the X Window System, an X display manager is a graphical login manager which starts a session on an X server from the same or another computer.
The X font server (xfs) provides a standard mechanism for an X server to communicate with a font renderer, frequently one running on a remote machine.
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X Image Extension, or XIE was an extension to the X Window System to enhance its graphics capability.
In human-computer interfaces, the X keyboard extension or XKB is a part of the X Window System that extends the ability to control the keyboard over what is offered by the X Window System core protocol.
X PixMap (XPM) is an image file format used by the X Window System, created in 1989 by Daniel Dardailler and Colas Nahaboo working at Bull Research Center at Sophia Antipolis, France, and later enhanced by Arnaud Le Hors.
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The X video extension, often abbreviated as XVideo or Xv, is a video output mechanism for the X Window System.
The X Window System (X11, X, and sometimes informally X-Windows) is a windowing system for bitmap displays, common on UNIX-like computer operating systems.
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The X Window System core protocolRobert W. Scheifler and James Gettys: X Window System: Core and extension protocols, X version 11, releases 6 and 6.1, Digital Press 1996, ISBN 1-55558-148-XRFC 1013Grant Edwards.
In computing, the X Window System (commonly: X11, or X) is a network-transparent windowing system for bitmap displays.
In computing, X-Win32 is a proprietary implementation of the X Window System for Microsoft Windows, produced by StarNet Communications.
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The X.Org Foundation is a non-profit corporation chartered to research, develop, support, organize, administrate, standardize, promote, and defend a free and open accelerated graphics stack.
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X.Org Server refers to the free and open source implementation of the X Window System stewarded by the X.Org Foundation that includes not only the display server but also the client libraries (like Xlib and XCB), developer and user tools, and the rest of the components required to run an entire X Window System architecture.
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X/Open Company, Ltd., originally the Open Group for Unix Systems, was a consortium founded by several European UNIX systems manufacturers in 1984 to identify and promote open standards in the field of information technology.
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In computing, on the X Window System, X11 color names are represented in a simple text file, which maps certain strings to RGB color values.
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In computing, x11vnc is a Virtual Network Computing (VNC) server program.
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X386 was the first implementation of the X Window System for IBM PC compatible computers.
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XCB (X protocol C-language Binding) is a library implementing the client-side of the X11 display server protocol.
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XDM (in full, the X Window Display Manager) is the default display manager for the X Window System.
Xephyr is a display server implementing the X11 display server protocol based on KDrive which targets a window on a host X Server as its framebuffer.
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Xerox Corporation is a U.S. based global corporation that sells business services and document technology products to businesses and governments of all sizes.
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The Xerox Alto is one of the first personal computers (a term that was already coined at the time), a general purpose computer designed for individual use (although not as a home computer).
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The Star workstation, officially known as the Xerox 8010 Information System, was introduced by Xerox Corporation in 1981.
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Xfce (pronounced as four individual letters) is a free software desktop environment for Unix and Unix-like platforms, such as Linux, Solaris, and BSD.
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In computing, XFixes is an X Window System extension which makes useful additions to the X11 protocol.
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XFree86 was an implementation of the X Window System.
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Xgl was a display server implementation supporting the X Window System protocol designed to take advantage of modern graphics cards via their OpenGL drivers, layered on top of OpenGL via glitz.
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Xinerama is an extension to the X Window System that enables X applications and window managers to use two or more physical displays as one large virtual display.
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Xlib (also known as libX11) is an X Window System protocol client library written in the C programming language.
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Xmark93 is a standardized benchmarking tool for measuring the performance of computer systems running the X Window System.
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Xming is an X11 display server for Microsoft Windows operating systems, including Windows XP or later.
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xmove is a computer program that allows the movement of X Window System applications between different displays and the persistence of X applications across X server restarts.
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Xnest is a display server implementing the X11 display server protocol that shows its output in a window.
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xpra or X Persistent Remote Applications is a tool which allows you to run X clients usually on a remote host and then direct their display to your local machine without losing any state.
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XQuartz (formerly and often still informally referred to as X11.app) is Apple Inc.'s version of the X server, a component of the X Window System, for Mac OS X. The X Window System is a standard framework for creating applications with a graphical user interface on Unix-like operating systems.
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