Terms You Should KnowThe purpose of this lesson is to collect a list of terms about Unix that a beginning user should know.
Each term is linked to its definition at the Free Online Dictionary of Computing (If the Web site on the terms on this page don't work; try http://foldoc.doc.ic.ac.uk/foldoc, http://foldoc.usefulcontent.org, or http://www.foldoc.org).
- file system
- operating system
- Ritchie, Dennis
- time sharing
- Thompson, Ken
Exercise: Talk about these terms
If someone stopped you in the street and demanded to know your definition of these terms, what would you say?