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Found 21 entries under 'H'
- hang (Score: 0)
To lock up or 'freeze', briefly or permanently, without terminating.
- hard disk (Score: 0)
Peripheral device consisting of (usually) metal platters or disks, used to store data.
- hard link (Score: 0)
A file with a different full path name but the same inode number.
- hardware (Score: 0)
Physical components of a computer.
- hardware flow control (Score: 0)
Controlling the flow of data across a serial cable by using line signals rather than control characters.
- hardware-mediated bus (Score: 0)
A bus to which the access is determined by special hardware, not software.
- Hayes command set (Score: 0)
Standard set of modem commands. Also AT command set
- head (Score: 0)
The part of a hard disk that does the read and writing of data to the physical medium.
- header (Score: 0)
Information included at the beginning (head) of transmitted data. A header will identify the information being sent and ...
- hexadecimal (Score: 0)
The numerical system of counting with sixteen digits-023456789ABCDEF. Also called base 16.
- hit ratio (Score: 0)
The ratio of times that information was available to the number of times it was requested. For example, if data is reque...
- home directory (Score: 0)
The directory defined by your $HOME environment variable. This is normally the same directory you end up in after yo...
- hops (Score: 0)
The number of connections that need to be made to reach a destination. For example, if you want to go from machine A to ...
- host (Score: -1)
Any computer. Normally used when the computer is on a network.
- host adapter (Score: 0)
An expansion card that serves as the interface between the systems expansion bus and a SCSI bus. This is often erroneous...
- host equivalence (Score: 0)
- hostname (Score: 0)
The system name or machine name.
- HOWTO (Score: 0)
Linux documentation describing a specific procedure or details of a specific aspect of the system.
- HTML (Score: 0)
Hypertext Markup Language. text formatting language used in WWW documents
- HTTP (Score: 0)
Hypertext Transfer Protocol. protocol used to transfer WWW documents.
- Huffman coding (Score: 0)
A data compression technique which varies the length of the encoded data in proportion to its frequency, that is the m...