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Browse 483 acronyms and abbreviations related to the Unix terminology and jargon.

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*Wild Card in searchesRate it:
.Current directoryRate it:
..Parent directoryRate it:
...dDaemonRate it:
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?Place holder for a single characterRate it:
adbAdvanced DeBuggerRate it:
AELArcom Embedded LinuxRate it:
AGLAutomotive Grade LinuxRate it:
AHLUAssociation of Hungarian Linux UsersRate it:
ALARAzure Linux Auto RepairRate it:
ALEAtlanta Linux EnthusiastsRate it:
ALFSAutomated Linux From ScratchRate it:
ALIGNAllgemeine Linux Interessenten Gruppe NurernbergRate it:
ALISArch Linux Install ScriptRate it:
ALPAccess Linux PlatformRate it:
ALSAAdvanced Linux Sound ArchitectureRate it:
ALUGAltay Linux User Group (Barnaul, Russian Federation)Rate it:
ALUGAachener Linux User Group (Germany)Rate it:
ALUGAnglian Linux User GroupRate it:
ALUGAmarillo Linux Users Group (Amarillo, TX)Rate it:
ALUGAlmaty Linux User GroupRate it:
ALUGAppalachian Linux Users GroupRate it:
APUEAdvanced Programming in the Unix EnvironmentRate it:
arARchiverRate it:

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