"For a Microsoft Windows user first delving into the
world of Linux, there are many new terms to learn. This glossary
explains briefly the meaning and significance of many of the terms,
acronyms, and abbreviations common to Linux products. (Some of
these terms are not specific to Linux, but still may be new to many
Windows users.) This document should help lessen some of the
confusion surrounding Linux; however, most common hardware,
software, and communications terms are not included here, because
they are easily found elsewhere."
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