Computing & IT >> Linux Abbreviations

Look through 234 acronyms and abbreviations related to Linux:

AMD Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (producer of computer chips)    
API Application Programming Interface    
ARP Address Resolution Protocol (ATM)    
ARPANET Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (early internet)    
AS Autonomous System    
ASCII American National Standard Code for Information Interchange    
ATA Advanced Technology Attachment    
ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode    
B Byte    
BELUG Bellevue Linux Users Group    
BGP Border Gateway Protocol (routing protocol)    
BIOS Basic Input Output System    
BKL Big Kernel Lock    
BNC Bayonet Neill-Concelman    
BSA Business Software Alliance    
BSD Berkeley Software Distribution    
CCITT Comité Consultatif International Téléphonique et Télégraphique    
CD Change Directory    
CD Compact Disc    
CDROM compact disc read-only memory    
CJKV Chinese/Japanese/Korean/Vietnamese    
CLDR Common Locale Data Repository    
CLI Command line Interface (Cabletron)    
CPU Central Processing Unit    
CRC Contrôle de Redondance Cyclique (French: Cyclic Redundancy Check)    
CRT Cathode Ray Tube (type of TV)    
CSMA/CD Carrier Sense Multiple Access/Collision Detection    
CUPS Common Unix Printing System    
CVS Concurrent Versions System    
DAEMON Disk And Execution Monitor    
DEC Digital Equipment Corporation    
DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol    
DLC Data Link Control    
DLL Dynamic Link Library (computer file)    
DMCA Digital Millennium Copyright Act    
DNS Domain Name Service    
DOS Disk Operating System    
DRAM Dynamic Random Access Memory (dee-ram) (computing)    
DVD Digital Versatile Disc    
EDGE Enhanced Data GSM Environment    
EEPROM electrically erasable read-only memory    
EFF Electronic Frontier Foundation    
EGP Exterior Gateway Protocol    
EULA End User License Agreement (usually in reference to software)    
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions (sometimes Pronounced Fak)    
FDD Floppy Disk Drive    
FDDI Fiber Distributed Data Interface    
FOSS Free / Open-Source Software    
FQDN Fully Qualified Domain Name    
fs Filesystem