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Unix Abbreviations

Browse 363 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:
/DivisionRate it:
?Place holder for a single characterRate it:
adbAdvanced DeBuggerRate it:
AELArcom Embedded LinuxRate it:
AGLAutomotive Grade LinuxRate it:
ALEAtlanta Linux EnthusiastsRate it:
ALFSAutomated Linux From ScratchRate it:
ALPAccess Linux PlatformRate it:
arARchiverRate it:
asASsemblerRate it:
atobASCII TO Binary conversionRate it:
awkAho, Weinberger, and KernighanRate it:
bashBourne Again SHellRate it:
bcBasic CalculatorRate it:
BLADEBasic Linux Alpha Distribution EyesoreRate it:
BLADEBasic Linux Alpha Distribution ExpletiveRate it:
BLAGLinux And GNURate it:
BLFSBeyond Linux From ScratchRate it:
BLUBoston Linux UnixRate it:
bshBourne SHellRate it:
btoaConvert Binary TO ASCIIRate it:

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