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Linux Security Modules

Linux Security Modules is a framework that allows the Linux kernel to support a variety of computer security models while avoiding favoritism toward any single security implementation. The framework is licensed under the terms of the GNU General ...

Liquid Paper

Liquid Paper, also called white out and correction fluid, is used to correct mistakes made in writing on typewriters and with ink. It was originally called Mistake Out and was invented by Bette Nesmith Graham in 1951, who was working at a bank in ...

Lisp (programming language)

Lisp is a programming language. It is among the oldest programming languages that are still used today. Only Fortran is one year older. Lisp was designed by John McCarthy in 1958. The best-known versions of LISP are Common Lisp, Scheme and Clojur ...

Lithuanian Wikipedia

The Lithuanian Wikipedia is the Lithuanian language edition of Wikipedia. This edition was started in 2003. As of October 2015, it is the 40th largest edition of Wikipedia by number of articles. It currently has over 128.476 articles.

Live USB system creator

Detects available USB flash drives using HAL Writes MBR to USB flash drive Optionally: Downloads and integrates Adobe Flash Player Sets partition bootable Installs bootloader syslinux to partition Optionally: Enables persistent /home Ubuntu 8.10 ...

Locality of reference

Locality of reference is a phenomenon that can be seen in Computer science. It says that the same value, or the place where it is stored is accessed often. There are two different kinds of locality of reference: Spatial locality: A value is store ...

Locker

A locker is a small compartment that is used to store things such as books, coats, etc. They are commonly found in schools. They are usually locked with a padlock or a built-in lock. Usually there is an array of lockers. Each user has his/her own ...

Loebner prize

The Loebner prize is an award given out every year to a chatterbot. The winner is chosen by a Turing test: Each judge talks to a chatterbot and to a human. The judge guesses which is which. The contest started in 1990 by Hugh Loebner. The first w ...

Logo (programming language)

The article about graphical symbols is at Logo Logo is a programming language that is easy to learn. It is used to teach students and children to program a computer. It was developed to process lists of words. It was like the language LISP.

Longwave

In radio, longwave refers to parts of the radio spectrum that has longer wavelengths. These are typically kilometer-sized or greater. The term is a historic one dating from the early 20th century. This was when the radio spectrum was considered t ...

Looksery

Looksery is an American software startup founded in 2013 by Victor Shaburov and Yurii Monastyrshin in Odessa, Ukraine. The company was acquired by Snap Inc. for 0 million. The company developed Looksery mobile application to produce and share fac ...

Lookup table

In computer science, a lookup table is a data structure, usually an array or associative array, used to replace a runtime computation with a simple array indexing operation. The main purpose is in saving run time since retrieving a value from mem ...

Loopback

The loopback address is a computing term that is a special IP address of a computers ethernet network. It is used to allow software on a computer to send information to the same computer using the TCP/IP stack. The special IP address is known as ...

Lossy compression

Lossy compression is a form of data compression where parts of the data are lost in the process. When a compressed data is returned to normal some data is lost. Lossy compression is used to greatly reduce the size of a computer file when it is st ...

Low-level programming language

In computer science, a low-level programming language is a programming language that involves knowledge of both computer hardware and the coding using to make the computer hardware do actions. The advantage with low-level programming languages co ...

Lua

Lua is an open source programming language. It was created in 1993 by Roberto Ierusalimschy, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo, and Waldemar Celes. Lua is used for many different things, especially in video games such as World of Warcraft and SimCity 4 ...

Luminous paint

Luminous paint or luminescent paint is a kind of paint that gives off visible light and that glows in the dark. There are several ways this can be done: It is possible to convert invisible UV light into visible light. Typically, blue light, and t ...

Lunokhod 1

Lunokhod 1 was a lunar rover made by the Soviet Union. It was part of the Lunokhod programme. It was the first man made rover to land on another planet. It landed on the Moon on November 17, 1970. It drove around on the Moon for nearly a year, co ...

MAC address

Computers that use a computer network or internet network need to be identified. For this reason, many network connection types, like Ethernet or Wi-Fi, use unique addresses to identify the network card, a part of a computer, to access the networ ...

Mac Mini

The Mac Mini is a personal computer made by Apple Inc. It is small for a desktop computer, at 6.5 inches square and 2 inches tall. It was introduced on January 22, 2005. The newest model came out on October 20, 2009. It weighs 2.9 pounds. The Mac ...

Mac OS

For the Apple computer family, see macOS The Macintosh Operating System Mac OS is a program that allows a Macintosh computer to operate and be used. Mac OS was first made by Apple Inc. in 1984. In those days Mac OS was called Macintosh System Sof ...

Mac OS X Leopard

Mac OS X v10.5 "Leopard" is an operating system made by Apple Inc. for its Macintosh line of computers. It is a version of Mac OS X, and carries the release number 10.5. It was released on October 27, 2007, and came in one release for both Intel ...

Mac OS X Lion

Mac OS X Lion is an operating system. It is the eighth major release of Apples Mac OS X software line. It is made for Macintosh desktops, laptops, and servers. It was released on 20th July 2011 via the Mac App Store. Lion was unveiled to the publ ...

Mac Pro

The Mac Pro is a workstation computer made by Apple Inc. It is part of the companys Apple Macintosh group of computers. Also, it is the fastest computer Apple sells. It runs on Intel Xeon microprocessors. It is like the Power Mac G5, which is the ...

MacBook

A MacBook is a type of laptop computer made by Apple Inc. It runs Mac OS X and comes with a built in webcam and microphone and a power adapter that is attached by magnets. MacBooks are currently available housed in white and black plastic. Many c ...

MacBook (Retina)

The MacBook Retina is designed to be thin. It is 13.1 mm at its thickest point. It has an Intel Core M processor, which is designed for computers like this and does not need a fan or something else to cool it. It has a 12-inch 2304x1440 "Retina D ...

Macedonian Wikipedia

The Macedonian Wikipedia is the Macedonian-language edition of Wikipedia. This edition started in September 2003. As of July 2013, it has over 72.000 articles.

Machine translation

Machine translation, sometimes referred to by the acronym MT, is part of computational linguistics. It looks at the use of computer software to translate text or speech from one natural language to another. At its basic level, MT performs simple ...

Macintosh Classic

The Macintosh Classic is a computer made by Apple Inc. in late October 1990 and sales ended September 1992. It has a Motorola 68000 at 8MHz.

MacOS Catalina

MacOS Catalina is the sixteenth major version of MacOS, Apple Inc.s desktop operating system for Macintosh computers. It is the successor to macOS Mojave. MacOS Catalina was announced at WWDC 2019 on June 3, 2019. Catalina is the first version of ...

MacOS High Sierra

macOS High Sierra is the fourteenth major release of macOS, Apple Inc.s desktop operating system for Macintosh computers. macOS High Sierra was announced at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference on June 5, 2017 and was released on September 2 ...

MacOS Sierra

macOS Sierra is the thirteenth major release of macOS, Apple Inc.s desktop and server operating system for Macintosh. It was the first version of the operating system issued under the June 2016 renaming as macOS. Sierra is named after the Sierra ...

Maemo

maemo is a project that oversees the development of the Internet Tablet OS and the maemo application development platform. The maemo project is paid for by Nokia.

Magnetic stripe card

A Magnetic stripe card is a plastic card which has a magnetic stripe on it. Different kinds of information can be stored on the magnetic stripe. Such stripes are usually made of small particles of iron. Information is stored by changing the magne ...

Magneto-optical drive

A Magneto-optical drive is a disk drive for computers. It can read and write data to magneto-optical disks. The technology was made at the end of the 1980s. Both 5.25" and 3.5" media exist. The disks look like CD-ROMs, but they are protected with ...

Mainframe computer

Mainframes are powerful computers used for large information processing jobs. They are mainly used by government institutions and large companies for tasks such as census, industry and consumer statistics, enterprise resource planning, and financ ...

Malay Wikipedia

Malay Wikipedia is the Malay version of Wikipedia. Started in October 2002, currently has over 126.168 articles as in November 2011. It is the 29th largest edition.

Man-in-the-middle attack

A Man-in-the-middle attack is a form of attack on cryptography or communication systems where two parties who want to talk to each other pass their messages through a third. In the attack, the third party can read the messages, change their conte ...

Manchester code

The Manchester code is a binary encoding which also encodes the clock signal. This is very useful, because an external clock signal is no longer needed. A sequence of bits modulates the phase of the signal. This is a form of Phase shift keying, o ...

Mandatory access control

In computer security, a mandatory access control means a type of access control by which the operating system changes the way a subject can access or do some sort of action on an object. Subjects and objects each have a set of security rules. Whe ...

Manufacturing

Manufacturing is producing goods out of raw materials. It is a branch of industry. It includes making very big, complicated things that take a lot of steps to finish. Often machines are involved in manufacturing. In the past products were made by ...

Marathi Wikipedia

The Marathi Wikipedia is the Marathi-language edition of Wikipedia. This edition was started in May 2003. As of July 2013, it has over 39.000 articles.

MariaDB

MariaDB is a free, open source database management system forked from Sun Microsystems MySQL. It was created by MySQLs software developers, inluding Monty Widenius. They were concerned about Oracle Corporations acquisition of Sun Microsystems.

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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