an atlas showing the distribution of distinctive linguistic features of languages or dialects
noun, Linguistics. 1. a geographical area in which several languages sharing common features are spoken.
- Linux documentation project
project (LDP) A team of volunteers developing documentation for the Linux operating system. The LDP aims to handle all of the issues of Linux documentation, ranging from on-line documentation to printed manuals, covering topics such as installing, using, and running Linux. The LDP has no central organisation; anyone can join in. (http://metalab.unc.edu/LDP/). (1999-06-10)
- Linux loader
operating system (LILO) A boot loader for Linux. LILO does not depend on a specific file system, it can boot Linux kernel images from floppy disks and hard disks and can even boot other operating systems. One of up to sixteen differernt images can be selected at boot time. Various parameters, such as the root […]
- Linux user group
body, Linux (LUG) Any organisation of Linux users in a local area, university, etc., that offers mutual technical support, companionship with people of similar interests, and promotes the use of Linux among computer users generally. LUGs often hold Install Fests for the general public, in which experienced Linux users explain and supervise the installation of […]