Linux Essay Examples

IT definitions

RAM : Random Access Memory. It is the area where all software and programmes run.  ROM: Read Only Memory: This is the memory that is stored in ROM device and it cannot be modified (at least not very quickly or easily), it is mainly used to distribute programmes and firmware (software that is linked to… View Article

Comparing operating systems

Operating systems are the programmes that create environment which enable the various programmes to run on a computer. That is why they are also referred to as platforms. The programmes that run on these platforms can range from simple office automation softwares that enable us to do wordprocessing to games and also device drivers. All… View Article

The Four Major Trends for Mainframe Replacement

As software trends change with the time so will the technologies that they run off of and the platforms they use to operate on. One of those technologies is mainframes and the cost to operate these in the traditional sense comes at a very high cost. The solution is to migrate to a Linux/Unix solution;… View Article

Unix Linux Comparison Matrix

Even though many Ubuntu functions can be performed through the GUI, they can be completed faster through the shell. The default shell that Ubuntu uses is BASH. Three features and roles of each feature for Saucy Salamander 1. LibreOffice – open-source Office suite 2. Radeon UVD support – deals with hardware decoding of H.264 and… View Article

Free software

The freedom to run the program, for any purpose (freedom 0). The freedom to study how the program works, and change it so it does your computing as you wish (freedom 1). Access to the source code is a precondition for this. The freedom to redistribute copies so you can help your neighbor (freedom 2)…. View Article