A technology that speeds the copying of information from main memory to CD-ROM. The conventional process for copying to CD-ROM, called magnetic-optico (MO) technology, requires that the disk pass at least twice under the head — once for erasing and once for copying (also called writing). LIMDOW modulates the laser’s intensity for both processes to complete the writing in a single rotation.
An authentication system developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Kerberos is designed to enable two parties to exchange private information across an otherwise open network. It works by assigning a unique key, called a ticket, to each user that logs on to the network. The ticket is then embedded in messages to identify […]
Linksys, a division of Cisco Systems, Inc., is a leader in VoIP, Wireless and Ethernet networking for home, SOHO and small business users. Based in Irvine, California, Linksys specializes in products and solutions that provide effortless and economical sharing of broadband Internet connections, files, printers, digital music, videos, photos and gaming over a wired or […]
Short for Linotronic, a type of imagesetter. Although Linotronic is a brand name, the terms Lino and Linotronic are often used to refer to any imagesetter.
A common type of high-quality printer, called an imagesetter, capable of printing at resolutions of up to 2540 dots per inch. Linotronic printers are too expensive for homes or most offices, but you can obtain Linotronic output by taking a PostScript file to a Service Bureau.
- Linus Torvalds
Linus Torvalds is credited with creating the Linux kernel in 1991 with the assistance of developers around the world. Linus Torvalds was born on December 28, 1969 and was enrolled at the University of Helsinki in 1988 where he studied computer science. In the book Just For Fun: Linus Torvalds Biography, The Story Of An […]