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Added «Ubiquity», «KaOS», «Calamares»

Kenneth John Odle 10 months ago
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@ -202,6 +202,8 @@ Additional modern abbreviations used include:
\item[Calamares] A distro-agnostic system installer for Linux distributions. It was originally develop in 2014 by Teo Mrnjavac before being picked up by KaOS.
\item[cd] A command for \textbf{c}hanging \textbf{d}irectories. The usual format is \texttt{cd <pathname>}. Just entering \texttt{cd} without specifying a path will take you to the root of your user home directory.
@ -220,6 +222,8 @@ Additional modern abbreviations used include:
\item[command line]
\item[Common Desktop Environment]
@ -309,8 +313,12 @@ Additional modern abbreviations used include:
\item[KaOS] A desktop Linux distribution that uses the KDE desktop environment and ships with the LiberOffice software suite along with other popular applications that use the Qt toolkit. It is described as a ``lean'' that is built from scratch (i.e., not based on other Linux distros). It is at \href{}{}.
\item[KDE] \textbf{(1)} An international free software community that develops free and open source software, including the Plasma Desktop and many cross-platform applications. It was founded in 1996 by Matthias Ettrich. \\ \textbf{(2)} A desktop environment used by the openSuse and Kubuntu Linux distros as well as others.
\item[KDE Neon]
\item[KDM] The \textbf{K}DE \textbf{D}isplay \textbf{M}anager, which is the standard display manager for the KDE desktop. It provides the initial login screen, and also manages the starting and stopping of X (\textit{q.v.}) server sessions.
\item[kdvi] A KDE application, similiar to xdvi (\textit{q.v.}) for viewing dvi files.
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\item[Ubiquity] The default installer for Ubuntu and its derivatives.
\item[uname] A command line utility that prints basic information about the operating system name and hardware. Several options are available; for example \texttt{-s} prints the kernel name, whereas \texttt{-n} prints the system's host name.