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User (computing) — Username redirects here. For the same term in Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Username End user (computer science) redirects here. For other uses, see End user (disambiguation). A user is an agent, either a human agent (end user) or software agent, who… … Wikipedia
Process (computing) — In computing, a process is an instance of a computer program that is being executed. It contains the program code and its current activity. Depending on the operating system (OS), a process may be made up of multiple threads of execution that… … Wikipedia
Daemon (computing) — For other uses, see Daemon (disambiguation). In Unix and other multitasking computer operating systems, a daemon ( /ˈdeɪ … Wikipedia
Complex instruction set computing — A complex instruction set computer (CISC) ( /ˈsɪs … Wikipedia
Digital theatre — Not to be confused with digital cinema, Digital Theater System, or Digital Theatre (website). Strictly, Digital theatre is a hybrid art form, gaining strength from theatre’s ability to facilitate imagination and create human connections, and… … Wikipedia
Black-and-white — This article is about the term as used in media and computing. For other uses, see Black and white (disambiguation). A black and white photo of a breadfruit c. 1870 Black and white, often abbreviated B/W or B W, is a term referring to a number of … Wikipedia
Screenshot — Not to be confused with Screencast. Example screenshot of the Ubuntu Linux operating system A screenshot (or screen shot), screen capture (or screencap), screen dump, screengrab (or screen grab), or print screen … Wikipedia
Computer program — A computer program (also software, or just a program) is a sequence of instructions written to perform a specified task with a computer. A computer requires programs to function, typically executing the program s instructions in a central… … Wikipedia
Stack — Computing*Stack (data structure), a data structure based on Last In, First Out (LIFO) *Call stack of a program, also known as a function stack, execution stack, control stack, or simply the stack *Protocol stack, a particular software… … Wikipedia
Multithreading (computer architecture) — This article describes hardware supports for multithreads. For thread in software, see Thread (computer science). Multithreading computers have hardware support to efficiently execute multiple threads. These are distinguished from multiprocessing … Wikipedia