Glossary

All entries marked with FOLDOC are based on definitions in the Free Online Dictionary of Computing (www.foldoc.org), Denis Howe, editor. Used with permission.

10.0.0.0

See private address space on page 1054.

172.16.0.0

See private address space on page 1054.

192.168.0.0

See private address space on page 1054.

802.11

A family of specifications developed by IEEE for wireless LAN technology, including 802.11 (1–2 megabits per second), 802.11a (54 megabits per second), 802.11b (11 megabits per second), and 802.11g (54 megabits per second).

absolute pathname

A pathname that starts with the root directory (/). An absolute pathname locates a file without regard to the working directory.

access

In computer jargon, a verb meaning to use, read from, or write ...

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