Slackware Linux is a complete 32-bit multitasking UNIX-like system. It is currently based around the 2.4 Linux kernel series and the GNU C Library version 2.3.4 (libc6). It contains an easy to use installation program, extensive online documentation, and a menu-driven package system. A full installation gives you the X Window System, C/C++ development environments, Perl, networking utilities, a mail server, a news server, a web server, an ftp server, the GNU Image Manipulation Program, Netscape Communicator, plus many more programs. Slackware Linux can run on 486 systems all the way up to the latest x86 machines. *[Source: The Slackware Linux Project]
Slang term used to describe a link that has been posted on slashdot.org. Links posted on Slashdot typically drive a large amount of traffic to your blog or Web site.
A Slingbox is a compact electronic device that connects to the back of your TV. It redirects or “placeshifts” the TV signal from your cable box, satellite receiver, or digital video recorder (DVR) to your computer or laptop, so long as you have a high-speed Internet connection. If you use the Slingbox in conjunction with […]
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A chip packaging design used in Intel’s newer Pentium II chipsets, starting with the Xeon CPU. While the Slot 1 interface features a 242-contact connector, Slot 2 uses a somewhat wider 330-contact connector. The biggest difference between Slot 1 and Slot 2, though, is that the Slot 2 design allows the CPU to communicate with […]
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The form factor for Intel’s Pentium II processors. The Slot 1 package replaces the Socket 7 and Socket 8 form factors used by previous Pentium processors. Slot 1 is a 242-contact daughtercard slot that accepts a microprocessor packaged as a Single Edge Contact (SEC) cartridge. A motherboard can have one or two Slot 1s.
An object-oriented operating system and programming language developed at Xerox Corporation’s Palo Alto Research Center. Smalltalk was the first object-oriented programming language (Simula was the very first). Although it never achieved the commercial success of other languages such as C++ and Java, Smalltalk is considered by many to be the only true object-oriented programming environment, […]