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% Comment out the following in favor of using definition lists
% hanging indents; keep this as we need it for the bibliography
% hanging indents; we need it for the bibliography
\usepackage{hanging}
% paragraph spacing in all paragraphs
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% \setlength{\parskip}{0pt}
% Use tab stops when we need to (especially in footnotes)
% \usepackage{tabto}
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% Use definition lists
\usepackage{enumitem}
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% Do not insert space between items in list
% We will space between items when we create the definition list
\setlist{noitemsep}
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% Include sections and subsections in the TOC
% https://latex-tutorial.com/tutorials/table-of-contents/
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\item[daemon] A process that runs in the background. These perform a large number of tasks, such as writing to system logs or monitoring your network.
\item[Debian]
\item[Debian] One of the most popular Linux distros, developed by the Debian Project, which was established by Ian Murdock on August 16 1993. It is one of the oldest Linux distros, and is the basis for many other distros, including Ubuntu (q.v.). All of their distribution codenames are based on characters from the movie \textit{Toy Story}, with the unstable trunk being named ``Sid'' after the character who regularly destroys his toys. ``Debian'' is a portmanteau of Ian's then girlfriend Debra Lynn and his own first name.
\item[dependency]
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\subsection{nano -- sys}
\end{centering}
\item[nano] A text editor for *nix systems, based on curses (\textit{q.v.}) It is a clone of Pico form the Pine email client.
\item[nano] A text editor for *nix systems, based on curses (\textit{q.v.}) It is a clone of Pico from the Pine email client.
\item[Nautilus] The default file manager for GNOME and Ubuntu. It is the equivalent of MacOSX's Finder or Windows Explorer.
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\item[shell]
\item[Softlanding Linux System (SLS)] The second Linux distros (after MCC), founded by Peter MacDonald in May 1992. Although touted as an alternative to DOS (its original slogan was ``Gentle Touchdowns for DOS Bailouts'') it was considered buggy by many of its users. It was the first comprehensive Linux distributions in that in addition to the Linux kernel in also included other basic utilities, such as the X Window System (q.v.). It formed the basis of the Slackware distro (q.v.).
\item[srv]
\item[sudo] An acronym for \textbf{s}uper\textbf{u}ser \textbf{do}. It provides a fairly safe environment (YMMV, however) for non-root users to access files, directories, and settings, without native root permission. It is required to execute some commands.
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\end{description}
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\end{multicols}
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Linuxtopia. (n.d.). \textit{Linux - Glossary}. \texttt{https://www.linuxtopia.org/online\_books/introduction\_to\_li \\ nux/gloss.html} [Accessed 2021.11.17.]
Softlanding Linux System. (2021, December 04). In \textit{Wikipedia}. \texttt{https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soft \\ landing\_Linux\_System}
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