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  • Installation of XFree86

    Installation of XFree86 XFree86 is a graphical interface under Linux (XWindow is the interface of the UNIX stations). To configure XFree86, just type "XF86Setup" in the command line; this entry is case-sensitive. A screen appears. You... Read more

    Linux
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Linux commands

    Table of main Linux commands Command Description DOS equivalent ls lists the content of a directory dir cd change directory cd cd .. parent directory cd.. mkdir creates a new directory md rmdir eliminates a directory deltree cp copy a... Read more

    Linux
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Installation of Linux

    Installation of the RedHat distribution The RedHat distribution is currently one of the most popular distributions, considering that the installation procedure is very simple. As a matter of fact, this procedure simply asks you to... Read more

    Linux
    November 11, 2012 at 04:58 PM
  • Linux: Preparation of the system prior to installation

    Required hardware Linux does not require a state-of-the-art computer in minimal configuration: a 386SX processor or higher 4 MB of RAM (8 MB recommended) a hard disk controller and a hard disk with 20 MB of free space (100 MB... Read more

    Linux
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Linux - The shell

    Introduction to the shell The command interpreter is the interface between the user and the operating system, hence the name "shell". The shell therefore acts as an intermediary between the operating system and the user thanks to... Read more

    Linux
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Linux - User management

    First step of the administrator In case several people have access to a system, it is necessary for the administrator to manage the users. To do so, the usual commands and the files to be configured must be known. You should know the... Read more

    Linux
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Macintosh - Introduction

    A brief history of the Macintosh This article's goal is to trace the history of Apple, Inc. through its major products, and in particular its flagship: the Macintosh. Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs were two high school friends to whom we... Read more

    Mac OS
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Analyst-programmer (developer)

    Developer The profession of a developer (also called an analyst-programmer) involves designing and developing a computer application; that is, transcribing a need into a computer-based solution written in computer language.... Read more

    IT professions
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Information systems architect

    Information systems architect An information systems architect designs architecture for an information system, meaning that he/she plans out the individual elements of the information system and how to implement them, as well as being... Read more

    IT professions
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Network technician

    Network technician The job of a network technician is to work with network equipment and wiring in order to ensure that users have the best possible quality of service. In large corporations, the network technician may act under the... Read more

    IT professions
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Webmaster (Website administrator)

    Webmaster (Website administrator) A webmaster (also called a website administrator) is in charge of maintaining and developing the company's website. To do so, he/she works to define the architecture and tree structure of the website,... Read more

    IT professions
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Netiquette

    When you use the Internet you should respect Internet rules of behavior, do not annoy other users and be yourself. No matter what happens, you are never connected to the Internet anonymously (despite what you may think). Generally... Read more

    Netiquette
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Nslookup

    Introduction to nslookup Nslookup (Name System Lookup) is a tool for querying a domain name server in order to get information regarding a domain or host, and diagnosing any configuration problems that may have arisen on the DNS. When... Read more

    Networking tools
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Ping

    The Ping tool "Ping" (short for Packet INternet Groper) is without a doubt the best-known network administration tool. It is one of the simplest tools, because all it does is send packets to check if a remote machine is responding and,... Read more

    Networking tools
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Traceroute

    Introduction to Traceroute Traceroute is a network diagnostic tool found on most operating systems, which is used for determining which path a packet has taken. The traceroute command can be used to draw up a map of the routers found... Read more

    Networking tools
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • BIOS

    Introduction to BIOS BIOS ("Basic Input/Output System" is an essential component in computers, which is used for controlling hardware. It is a small software program, part of which is loaded in ROM (read-only memory, which cannot be... Read more

    Computer
    October 18, 2011 at 03:14 PM
  • PC Case

    The casing The case (or chassis) of a computer is the metallic box which houses the various internal components. Cases also have other uses, such as blocking noise produced by the computer, and protection from electromagnetic radiation.... Read more

    Computer
    November 1, 2012 at 04:14 PM
  • Computer Bus: What Is It?

    In computing, a bus is defined as a set of physical connections (for example, cables, printed circuits, etc.) that can be shared by multiple hardware components in order to communicate with one another. The purpose of buses is between... Read more

    Computer
    January 26, 2021 at 10:57 AM
  • Motherboard

    What is and what does a motherboard do ? The primary component of a computer is the motherboard (sometimes called the mainboard). The motherboard is the hub which is used to connect all of the computer's essential components. As its... Read more

    Computer
    January 18, 2021 at 11:19 AM
  • What is a network card?

    A network card (also called a network adapter, network interface card, or NIC for short) acts as the interface between a computer and a network cable. The purpose of the network card is to prepare, send, and control data on the network.... Read more

    Computer
    February 15, 2021 at 03:49 PM

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