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Definitions related to open source, including tech terms about Linux and words and phrases about Apache and other open source software development projects.

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  • Tomcat - Tomcat is an application server from the Apache Software Foundation that executes Java servlets and renders Web pages that include Java Server Page coding.
  • Tsunami UDP - Tsunami UDP is an open source file transfer protocol that enables high-speed data transfer over network paths with a large bandwidth delay product.
  • tty command - A tty command in Linux and other Unix-like operating systems is a shell command that can be entered interactively or as part of a script to determine whether the output for the script is a terminal (that is, to an interactive user) or to some other destination such as another program or a printer.
  • Turtle Firewall - Turtle Firewall is an open source firewall program written in Perl that supports Linux Kernels 2.
  • Ubuntu - Ubuntu (pronounced oo-BOON-too) is an open source Debian-based Linux distribution.
  • vendor neutral - Vendor neutrality is a business and design approach that seeks to ensure broad compatibility and interchangeability of products and technologies.
  • Vim (Vi improved) - Vim is an open-source text editor designed for working with programming code in Unix.
  • WAX (Wireless Abstract XML) - Wireless Abstract XML (WAX) is an abstract markup language and associated tools that facilitate wireless application development.
  • webOS - WebOS is an LG-owned, Linux based, smart TV operating system that is set up to allow control and access of LG Smart TV’s more advanced features and connected devices through a graphical user interface (GUI).
  • wiki - A wiki (sometimes spelled "Wiki") is a server program that allows users to collaborate in forming the content of a Web site.
  • Wine (Wine is not an emulator) - Wine is open source software that allows Microsoft Windows applications to be run on x86 processor-based Unix-like systems, including Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris.
  • X Window System (X or XWindows) - The X Window System (sometimes referred to as "X" or as "XWindows") is an open, cross-platform, client/server system for managing a windowed graphical user interface in a distributed network.
  • Xen - Xen is the open source hypervisor included in the Linux kernel and, as such, it is available in all Linux distributions.
  • yacc (yet another compiler compiler) - Yacc (for 'yet another compiler compiler' ) is the standard parser generator for the Unix operating system.
  • Yet another Setup Tool (YaST) - YaST handles much of the administration load, offers a simple graphical interface and sets up setting system parameters easily.
  • zsh - Zsh is a shell (command interpreter) of the Bourne shell family, which also includes bash and the Korn shell (which zsh is said to resemble).

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