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LPIC I Exam Cram™ 2: Linux Professional Institute Certification Exams 101 and 102 by Ross Brunson

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Glossary

alias

An alias can be defined for a user’s shell to have a single command take the place of several commands with options and arguments.

argument

An argument is typically a file, directory, or other object that a command is being targeted to or is acting upon. See also option.

buffer

A buffer is a location in memory that contains data that has yet to be written to disk. For example, a new file that is unnamed and unsaved in vi contains the text you type in a buffer. Buffer is also used to describe various locations in memory that hold data.

build

A build in software terms can be a particular version or set of software, such as “the January 98 build of Apache.” Or it can be used as a verb, meaning to compile and configure the software.

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