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Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) was a Unix operating system derivative developed and distributed by the Computer Systems Research Group (CSRG) of the University of California, Berkeley, from 1977 to 1995.
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.
An application launcher is a computer program that helps a user to locate and start other computer programs.
A desktop environment is a collection of software designed to give functionality and a certain look and feel to an operating system.
CrunchBang Linux (abbreviated #!) was a Linux distribution derived from Debian by Philip Newborough (who is more commonly known by his username, corenominal).
In multitasking computer operating systems, a daemon is a computer program that runs as a background process, rather than being under the direct control of an interactive user.
Dependency hell is a colloquial term for the frustration of some software users who have installed software packages which have dependencies on specific versions of other software packages.
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), sometimes described as a graphical shell.
DistroWatch is a website which provides news, popularity rankings, and other general information about various Linux distributions as well as other free software/open source Unix-like operating systems such as OpenSolaris, MINIX and BSD.
A file archiver is a computer program that combines a number of files together into one archive file, or a series of archive files, for easier transportation or storage.
A file manager or file browser is a computer program that provides a user interface to manage files and folders.
Fluxbox is a stacking window manager for the X Window System, which started as a fork of Blackbox 0.61.1 in 2001, with the same aim to be lightweight.
Free and open-source software (FOSS) is software that can be classified as both free software and open-source software.
GNOME is a desktop environment composed of free and open-source software that runs on Linux and most BSD derivatives.
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.
The GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) is a free software license published by the Free Software Foundation (FSF).
The graphical user interface (GUI), is a type of user interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation, instead of text-based user interfaces, typed command labels or text navigation.
GTK+ (formerly GIMP Toolkit) is a cross-platform widget toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces.
IceWM is a stacking window manager for the X Window System graphical infrastructure, written by Marko Maček.
An image viewer or image browser is a computer program that can display stored graphical images; it can often handle various graphics file formats.
KDE Plasma 4, subsequently renamed from KDE Plasma Workspaces, is the umbrella term for the fourth generation graphical environments provided by KDE.
KNOPPIX is an operating system based on Debian designed to be run directly from a CD / DVD (Live CD) or a USB flash drive (Live USB), one of the first of its kind for any operating system.
Leafpad is an open source text editor for Linux, BSD, and Maemo.
Linux is a family of free and open-source software operating systems built around the Linux kernel.
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.
Lubuntu is a lightweight Linux distribution based on Ubuntu but using the LXDE desktop environment in place of Ubuntu's Unity shell and GNOME desktop.
LXLE is a Linux distribution based upon the most recent Ubuntu/Lubuntu LTS release, using the LXDE desktop environment.
LXQt is a bundle of software packages under development, with the aim of providing a complete desktop environment.
A media player is a computer program for playing multimedia files like videos, movies and music.
Netbook is a generic name given to a category of small, lightweight, legacy-free, and inexpensive laptop computers that were introduced in 2007.
Openbox is a free, stacking window manager for the X Window System, licensed under the GNU General Public License.
PCMan File Manager (PCManFM) is a file manager application developed by Hong Jen Yee from Taiwan which is meant to be a replacement for GNOME Files, Dolphin and Thunar.
Peppermint Linux OS is a cloud-centric OS based on Lubuntu, a derivative of the Ubuntu Linux operating system that uses the LXDE desktop environment.
A personal computer (PC) is a multi-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use.
The Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX) is a family of standards specified by the IEEE Computer Society for maintaining compatibility between operating systems.
Qt ("cute") is a cross-platform application framework and widget toolkit for creating classic and embedded graphical user interfaces, and applications that run on various software and hardware platforms with little or no change in the underlying codebase, while still being a native application with native capabilities and speed.
RandR ("resize and rotate") is a communications protocol written as an extension to the X11 protocol.
The Raspberry Pi is a series of small single-board computers developed in the United Kingdom by the Raspberry Pi Foundation to promote the teaching of basic computer science in schools and in developing countries.
Raspbian is a Debian-based computer operating system for Raspberry Pi.
A system on a chip or system on chip (SoC) is an integrated circuit (also known as an "IC" or "chip") that integrates all components of a computer or other electronic systems.
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
A task manager is a system monitor program used to provide information about the processes and programs running on a computer, as well as the general status of the computer.
A taskbar is an element of a graphical user interface which has various purposes.
A terminal emulator, terminal application, or term, is a program that emulates a video terminal within some other display architecture.
A text editor is a type of computer program that edits plain text.
In computing, a theme is a preset package containing graphical appearance details.
Unix (trademarked as UNIX) is a family of multitasking, multiuser computer operating systems that derive from the original AT&T Unix, development starting in the 1970s at the Bell Labs research center by Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie, and others.
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.
A window manager is system software that controls the placement and appearance of windows within a windowing system in a graphical user interface.
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.
In the X Window System, an X session manager is a session management program, a program that can save and restore the current state of a set of running applications.
Xarchiver is a front-end to various command line archiving tools for Linux and BSD operating systems, designed to be independent of the desktop environment.
Xfce (pronounced as four individual letters) is a free and open-source desktop environment for Unix and Unix-like operating systems, such as Linux, Solaris, and BSD.
XMMS2 (X-platform Music Multiplexing System 2) is a new generation of the XMMS audio player.