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AppImage is a format for distributing portable software on Linux without needing superuser permissions to install the application. [1]

55 relations: Application directory, Application software, Autopackage, Binary file, Binary-code compatibility, C (programming language), Computer file, Coupling (computer programming), Debian, Debian Conference, DigiKam, Digital audio workstation, Digital painting, Dive log, File system, Filesystem in Userspace, Flatpak, Free and open-source software, Free Software Magazine, GitHub, GNU General Public License, Google Developers, Google+, Installation (computer programs), International Data Group, ISO 9660, Krita, Library (computing), Linus Torvalds, Linux, Linux distribution, Linux kernel, Live CD, LMMS, MIT License, MuseScore, OpenShot, Operating system, Package manager, Portable application, Portable application creators, Rock Ridge, ROX Desktop, Runtime library, Slashdot, Snappy (package manager), Software, Software developer, SourceForge, SquashFS, ..., Subsurface (software), Superuser, Upstream (software development), Video game, Zero Install. Expand index (5 more) »

Application directory

An application directory is a grouping of software code, help files and resources that together comprise a complete software package but are presented to the user as a single object.

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Application software

An application software (app or application for short) is a computer software designed to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks, or activities for the benefit of the user.

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Autopackage

Autopackage is a free computer package management system aimed at making it simple to create a package that can be installed on all Linux distributions, created by Mike Hearn around 2002.

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Binary file

A binary file is a computer file that is not a text file.

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Binary-code compatibility

Binary-code compatibility (binary compatible or object-code-compatible) is a property of computer systems meaning that they can run the same executable code, typically machine code for a general-purpose computer CPU.

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C (programming language)

C (as in the letter ''c'') is a general-purpose, imperative computer programming language, supporting structured programming, lexical variable scope and recursion, while a static type system prevents many unintended operations.

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Computer file

A computer file is a computer resource for recording data discretely in a computer storage device.

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Coupling (computer programming)

In software engineering, coupling is the degree of interdependence between software modules; a measure of how closely connected two routines or modules are;ISO/IEC/IEEE 24765:2010 Systems and software engineering — Vocabulary the strength of the relationships between modules.

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Debian

Debian is a Unix-like computer operating system that is composed entirely of free software, and packaged by a group of individuals participating in the Debian Project.

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Debian Conference

DebConf, the Debian developers conference is the yearly conference where developers of the Debian operating system meet to discuss further development of the system.

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DigiKam

digiKam is a free and open-source image organizer and tag editor written in C++ utilizing the KDE Platform.

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Digital audio workstation

A digital audio workstation (DAW) is an electronic device or application software used for recording, editing and producing audio files.

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Digital painting

Digital painting is an emerging art form in which traditional painting techniques such as watercolor, oils, impasto, etc.

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Dive log

A dive log is used by an underwater diver to record the details of their dives.

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File system

In computing, a file system or filesystem controls how data is stored and retrieved.

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Filesystem in Userspace

Filesystem in Userspace (FUSE) is a software interface for Unix-like computer operating systems that lets non-privileged users create their own file systems without editing kernel code.

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Flatpak

Flatpak (formerly xdg-app) is a software utility for software deployment, package management, and application virtualization for Linux desktop computers.

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Free and open-source software

Free and open-source software (FOSS) is software that can be classified as both free software and open-source software.

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Free Software Magazine

Free Software Magazine (also known as FSM and originally titled The Open Voice) is a website which produces a (generally bi-monthly) mostly free-content e-zine about free software.

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GitHub

GitHub Inc. is a web-based hosting service for version control using Git.

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GNU General Public License

The GNU General Public License (GNU GPL or GPL) is a widely used free software license, which guarantees end users the freedom to run, study, share and modify the software.

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Google Developers

Google Developers (previously Google Code), application programming interfaces (APIs), and technical resources.

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Google+

Google Plus (stylized as Google+) is an Internet-based social network that is owned and operated by Google.

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Installation (computer programs)

Installation (or setup) of a computer program (including device drivers and plugins), is the act of making the program ready for execution.

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International Data Group

International Data Group, Inc. (IDG) is a Chinese-owned, American-based media, data and marketing services and venture capital organization.

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ISO 9660

ISO 9660 is a file system for optical disc media.

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Krita

Krita is a free-software and an open-source raster/vector graphics editor, designed primarily for digital painting and animation purposes.

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Library (computing)

In computer science, a library is a collection of non-volatile resources used by computer programs, often for software development.

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Linus Torvalds

Linus Benedict Torvalds (born December 28, 1969) is a Finnish-American software engineer who is the creator, and historically, the principal developer of the Linux kernel, which became the kernel for operating systems such as the Linux operating systems, Android, and Chrome OS.

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Linux

Linux is a family of free and open-source software operating systems built around the Linux kernel.

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Linux distribution

A Linux distribution (often abbreviated as distro) is an operating system made from a software collection, which is based upon the Linux kernel and, often, a package management system.

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Linux kernel

The Linux kernel is an open-source monolithic Unix-like computer operating system kernel.

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Live CD

A live CD (also live DVD, live disc, or live operating system) is a complete bootable computer installation including operating system which runs directly from a CD-ROM or similar storage device into a computer's memory, rather than loading from a hard disk drive.

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LMMS

LMMS (formerly Linux MultiMedia Studio) is a digital audio workstation application program.

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MIT License

The MIT License is a permissive free software license originating at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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MuseScore

MuseScore is a free scorewriter for Windows, macOS, and Linux, comparable to Finale and Sibelius, supporting a wide variety of file formats and input methods.

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OpenShot

OpenShot Video Editor is a free and open-source video editor for FreeBSD, Linux, macOS, and Windows.

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Operating system

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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Package manager

A package manager or package management system is a collection of software tools that automate the process of installing, upgrading, configuring, and removing computer programs for a computer's operating system in a consistent manner.

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Portable application

A portable application (portable app), sometimes also called standalone, is a program designed to read and write its configuration settings into an accessible folder in the computer, usually the folder where the portable application can be found.

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Portable application creators

Portable application creators allow the creation of portable applications (also called portable apps).

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Rock Ridge

The Rock Ridge Interchange Protocol (RRIP, IEEE P1282) is an extension to the ISO 9660 volume format, commonly used on CD-ROM and DVD media, which adds POSIX file system semantics.

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ROX Desktop

The ROX Desktop is a graphical desktop environment for the X Window System.

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Runtime library

In computer programming, a runtime library (RTL) is a set of low-level routines used by a compiler to invoke some of the behaviors of a runtime environment, by inserting calls to the runtime library into compiled executable binary.

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Slashdot

Slashdot (sometimes abbreviated as /.) is a social news website that originally billed itself as "News for Nerds.

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Snappy (package manager)

Snappy is a software deployment and package management system originally designed and built by Canonical for the Ubuntu phone operating system.

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Software

Computer software, or simply software, is a generic term that refers to a collection of data or computer instructions that tell the computer how to work, in contrast to the physical hardware from which the system is built, that actually performs the work.

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Software developer

A software developer is a person concerned with facets of the software development process, including the research, design, programming, and testing of computer software.

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SourceForge

SourceForge is a Web-based service that offers software developers a centralized online location to control and manage free and open-source software projects.

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SquashFS

Squashfs is a compressed read-only file system for Linux.

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Subsurface (software)

Subsurface is a software for logging and planning scuba dives.

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Superuser

In computing, the superuser is a special user account used for system administration.

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Upstream (software development)

In software development, upstream refers to a direction toward the original authors or maintainers of software that is distributed as source code, and is a qualification of either a bug or a patch.

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Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

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Zero Install

Zero Install is a means of distributing and packaging software for multiple operating systems (Linux and Unix-like, macOS, and Windows).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AppImage

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