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The Linux Contradictionary

Jan 31, 2011, 11:05 (0 Talkback[s])

"I have just over a month left here at LXF Towers, so I'm busy clearing up my inbox, answering reader requests. One such request came in to put online the Linux Contradictionary, a side bar from the administeria section of LXF run by Dr Chris Brown, so here it is, in full:

Linux is full of jargon. Learn to bluff your way in this seemingly confusing universe with this handy guide.

* Crack A mind-altering substance that confers upon its user the power to guess weak passwords.
* Cursor A user expressing an opinion after quitting the editor without saving.
* Buffer Terminator that's found at the end of a line, indicating the need for a carriage return."

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