In IEEE 802.11 terminology, a distribution system interconnects Basic Service Set (BSS) to build a premise-wide network that allows users of mobile equipment to roam and stay connected to the available network resources. Distribution systems can be wired, usually via Ethernet or wireless when using the radio device inside the access point.
Short for distribution, distro is a term used to describe a specific distribution of Linux that is built from the common Linux operating system and includes additional applications. Red Hat, Debian and SuSe are all examples of a distro.
)Creating the illusion of new colors and shades by varying the pattern of dots. Newspaper photographs, for example, are dithered. If you look closely, you can see that different shades of gray are produced by varying the patterns of black and white dots. There are no gray dots at all. The more dither patterns that […]
- docking station
A platform into which you can install a portable computer. The docking station typically contains slots for expansion cards, bays for storage devices, and connectors for peripheral devices, such as printers and monitors. Once inserted in a docking station, the portable computer essentially becomes a desktop model computer. When it is taken out, it becomes […]
(n.) In the PC world, the term was originally used for a file created with a word processor. In addition to text, documents can contain graphics, charts, and other objects. Increasingly, the line separating word processing files from files produced by other applications is becoming blurred. A word processing application can produce graphics and a […]
- document flip
A feature in some applications that allow you to flip between open documents within that specific program using a single mouse movement or keystroke. When referring to hardware features, like that of a computer mouse, document flip may also refer to flipping from one program to another, similar to how tabs are used for browsing.