Category: Letter L

  • Linux


    Linux is an operating system derived from the UNIX family of operating systems that is POSIX-compliant and freely distributed through many sites on the Internet. Linux was developed in 1991 by a student from Finland named Linus Torvalds, who still controls the development of the Linux operating system kernel.

  • Long filenames in Windows: Bridging the Gap with MS-DOS 8.3

    Long filenames in Windows: Bridging the Gap with MS-DOS 8.3

    Explore the evolution of Long Filenames in Windows, their technical workings, and enduring significance in modern file management systems.

  • Latency


    In this article we delve deeper into what latency is, its implications, its primary causes, and potential solutions.

  • Mastering the Line Printer Queue (LPQ) Command in UNIX and Windows

    Mastering the Line Printer Queue (LPQ) Command in UNIX and Windows

    Dive deep into the LPQ command, a crucial tool for managing print queues in UNIX and Windows. Learn its functionalities, usage, and interoperability.

  • Load Balancing

    Load Balancing

    Discover what load balancing in computer networking is and why it’s essential for high-traffic websites. Learn about algorithms, benefits, and best practices.

  • Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)

    Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)

    LDAP stands for Lightweight Directory Access Protocol is an Internet protocol for accessing and updating information in an X.500-compliant directory.

  • LAN emulation (LANE)

    LAN emulation (LANE)

    LAN Emulation, also known as LANE, is an Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) technology that enables local area network (LAN) traffic such as Ethernet frames to be carried over an ATM network.

  • Line Printer Remote (LPR)

    Line Printer Remote (LPR)

    Line Printer Remote is a general TCP/IP utility on UNIX networks that is used to send print jobs from clients to print servers.

  • Logical Link Control (LLC) Layer

    Logical Link Control (LLC) Layer

    Logical Link Control, or LLC, is one of the two sublayers into which the data-link layer of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model is subdivided for data-link protocols used on local area networks (LANs).

  • Local Address

    Local Address

    Local Address is the address that a computer on a TCP/IP network uses to access another computer on the same subnet of the network.

  • Local Area Network (LAN)

    Local Area Network (LAN)

    LAN stands for Local Area Network, is a group of computers located in the same room, on the same floor, or in the same building that are connected to form a single network.

  • Leased Line

    Leased Line

    Leased Libe, also called a dedicated line, is a telecommunications service provided to businesses by telcos and long distance carriers that provides a permanent direct connection between two geographically separate local area networks (LANs).