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  2. ebook - Wikipedia

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    In addition, for programming books, code examples can be copied. The amount of e-book reading is increasing in the U.S.; by 2014, 28% of adults had read an e-book, compared to 23% in 2013; and by 2014, 50% of American adults had an e-reader or a tablet , compared to 30% owning such devices in 2013.

  3. Interpreter (computing) - Wikipedia

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    The Makefile lists compiler and linker command lines and program source code files, but might take a simple command line menu input (e.g. "Make 3") which selects the third group (set) of instructions then issues the commands to the compiler, and linker feeding the specified source code files.

  4. Internet hosting service - Wikipedia

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    Most hosting providers offer a combination of services - e-mail hosting, website hosting, and database hosting, for example. DNS hosting service, another type of service usually provided by hosting providers, is often bundled with domain name registration.

  5. Linux - Wikipedia

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    It starts processes such as system services and login prompts (whether graphical or in terminal mode). Software libraries , which contain code that can be used by running processes. On Linux systems using ELF -format executable files, the dynamic linker that manages the use of dynamic libraries is known as ld-linux.so .

  6. Wikipedia:FAQ/Technical - Wikipedia

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    Runs both the database and the web server on one machine. Phase IIIa: July 2002 – May 2003. Wikipedia gets own server, running English Wikipedia and after a bit meta, with rewritten PHP software. Runs both the database and the web server on one machine.

  7. Unix - Wikipedia

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    Unix (/ ˈ j uː n ɪ k s /; trademarked as UNIX) is a family of multitasking, multiuser computer operating systems that derive from the original AT&T Unix, whose development started in 1969 at the Bell Labs research center by Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie, and others.

  8. OpenID - Wikipedia

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    OpenID is an open standard and decentralized authentication protocol promoted by the non-profit OpenID Foundation.It allows users to be authenticated by co-operating sites (known as relying parties, or RP) using a third-party identity provider (IDP) service, eliminating the need for webmasters to provide their own ad hoc login systems, and allowing users to log in to multiple unrelated ...

  9. Embedded system - Wikipedia

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    An embedded system is a computer system—a combination of a computer processor, computer memory, and input/output peripheral devices—that has a dedicated function within a larger mechanical or electronic system.