Through the use of software VNC, acronym for virtual network computing, makes it possible to interact with a computer from any computer or mobile device on the Internet. VNC software provides cross-platform support allowing remote control between different types of computers. To use VNC you must have a network TCP/IP connection, a VNC server and a VNC viewer to connect to the computer running the VNC server. The open source version of VNC has been freely available since 1998, and more than 20 million copies of the software have been downloaded.
- virtual printer
A file containing a set of attribute values that describe the data stream for a printer. Before a print job can be placed in a queue, a virtual printer definition must exist for both the print queue and the queue device.
- virtual private server
Abbreviated as VPS, the term virtual private server is used interchangeably with virtual dedicated server (VDS). See virtual dedicated server (VDS).
- virtual reality
An artificial environment created with computer hardware and software and presented to the user in such a way that it appears and feels like a real environment. To “enter” a virtual reality, a user dons special gloves, earphones, and goggles, all of which receive their input from the computer system. In this way, at least […]
- virtual router
(n.) An abstract object managed by VRRP that acts as a default router for hosts on a shared LAN. It consists of a Virtual Router Identifier and a set of associated IP addresses across a common LAN.
- Virtual Server
A server, usually a Web server, that shares computer resources with other virtual servers. In this context, the virtual part simply means that it is not a dedicated server– that is, the entire computer is not dedicated to running the server software. Virtual Web servers are a very popular way of providing low-cost web hosting […]