Raspberry Pi Glossary of Terms Dictionary Extended

Raspberry Pi Glossary of Terms Dictionary Extended

The project glossary is a collection of vocabularies or phrases (the terms) captured from various models, reports and any other artifacts in the software project. Each term are defined with its meaning specific to the project domain. … understand the design artifacts. provide description to key terms and phrases.

[box type=’custom’ bg=’#d9edf7′ color=’#40454d’]This is the Extended Raspberry Pi Glossary of Terms. It consists of almost all the terms that one could find in Arduino or Raspberry Pi Projects. If you want to go to the Standard Glossary Click the Link: Standard Dictionary[/box]

HeadingsDefinations
10Base-T Twisted Pair Ethernet
10Base-T: Twisted Pair Ethernettwisted pair cable cord that gives a way to connect the Ethernet and the Local Area Networks and handle 10 megabits
802.11ntype of high speed internet by the IEEE
A command with a "freq" suffix is probably dealing withsettings control for performance of the RP's SoC
a loop in programing is what?a sequence of comamnds that are repeated continously until a condition is reached
A personal computer has a BIOS. What is BIOS?Basic Input-Output System
A trigger-block in scratch does what?tells the sprite "when" to do something (there are only 4)
A/mAAmpere/Milliampere, the base unit of electrical current. Milliamps 1/1000 of an ampere, measures the Current.
Abstraction Representing a concept by hiding unnecessary details, revealing only the details that are important
ACT (activity) lighttells you if the SD is on and working
Active Sensor Sends a signal and then detects changes in the environment based on the data returned, usually requires an external power source
Ad-Hocformed arranged or done for a particular use only
Algorithm A series of precise instructions to solve a problem
An add-on while using Rasbmc is another name forthe music input player, kind alike You tube
Analogue signal A continuous variable signal
analogue/analog signalusing informaiton represting a continous variable
API Application programming interface; a set of functions used when building Software.
Arduinoa platform based on hardware and software that reads inputs (a finger on a button, a light on a sensor) and activates an output (a motor, a light etc.)
Arduino a platform based on hardware and software that reads inputs (a finger on a button, a light on sensor) and activates an output (a motor, a light etc.)
ARMa central processing unit that is desgined for small devices
Arm A central processing unit that is designed for small devices
Armv6 The instruction set architecture used on the first Raspberry Pi (Pi 1) and the Pi Zero range.
Armv7 The instruction set architecture used on the Raspberry Pi 2 range.
Armv8 The instruction set architecture used on the Raspberry Pi 3 range; very similar to Armv7 in 32-bit mode.
Assets Items needed to create a project, such as images or 3D-printed parts
Auto-MDIfeature of the RJ45 that prevents computers that are connecting networks to talk over each other
BalenaEtcher The tool we recommend for programming SD cards ready for use on our devices; available for Linux, Windows, and Mac.
Bare metal Programming the Raspberry Pi without using an operating system.
Bashthe most popular shell choice used in most Linux distrobutions
Bash the most popular shell choice used in most Linux distrobutions
BCM2711 The SoC used on the Raspberry Pi 4B
BCM2835the RP's SoC multimedia processor
BCM2835 The RP's SoC multimedia processor, The SoC used on the Raspberry Pi 1, Compute Module 1, and Raspberry Pi Zero range
BCM2836 The SoC used on the original Raspberry Pi 2
BCM2837 The SoC used on the Raspberry Pi 3, Compute Module 3, and Raspberry Pi 2 version 1.2
bezel/surrounddisplay related setting the distrots a display with RP is connected to a comptuer
BLE/BTLE Bluetooth Low Energy, a low-power version of the Bluetooth wireless communications protocol.
Bonding agent Adhesive for sticking components together (e.g. glue)
Boolean logic-a form of algebra that all values are either True or False
Boostingsomething done to the voltage that means boosting the signal within the chip
boot deviceany hardware that can read or contains files requried for the computer to start
BootloaderSoftware responsible for leading the Linux kernel. The most common is GRUB.
Bootloader Software responsible for leading the Linux kernel. The most common is GRUB.
Breadboard A reusable circuit board for prototyping electronic circuits
brickingthe process if breaking your RP or other device
BT Bluetooth, a short-range, low-bandwidth, wireless communication protocol often used for mobile devices.
busa communication system that transfers info from between computers or inside between compoents of a computer
Bus a communication system that transfers info from between computers or inside between compoents of a computer includes all hardware like fibers, cables, communication protocols
By using the cloud based system, it allows RP towork on more complicated docuemnets and tasks without solwing down becuase of memory capasity
cachelist of all software avaliabel to install via apt
CAD Computer-aided design; allows precise 2D and 3D drawings and models of real-world objects to be designed on a computer
capacioushaving a lot of room inside
character encodingtype of coding used by a languge
Chromium is another name forGoogle Chrom
Circuit A path along which current flows
CISC-Complex instruction set computing
Closed source -not open operating systems that dont let the user see insdide, EX
CODEC Coder/Decoder, hardware or software blocks that encode and/or decode video or audio data.
commandsset of tools that all Linux distrobutions share that can be used on the terminal command line to make it do stuff
Communication protocole.g, Internet Protocal (IP) a set a rules to send and recieve internet messages
Computational thinking A set of mental skills that help to define a problem in such a way that a computer can solve it
Compute Module A Pi variant aimed at commercial customers; uses a different form factor, facilitating use inside other products.
Computer network/Data networkgroup of computer systems that are linked through communication channels to facilitate resource sharing
Computer network/Data network group of computer systems that are linked through communication channels to facilitate resource sharing
Computer programcollection of instructions to do a certain task
Computer program collection of instructions to do a certain task usually executes it in a CPU or Central Processing Unit
configurationhow a system is set up
Consolea version of the terminal that is always avaliable, and the first thing you see on pi
Console a version of the terminal that is always avaliable, and the first thing you see on pi
console (system, computer, serial)physical device of comptuer and screen for text entry and display
Constructs The basic elements of a computer program (e.g. if/else statements)
Control flow The order in which a computer executes instructions
crossover cablea cable that connects two network client togehter so the computers dont try to talk over each other
CSI Camera Serial Interface, a hardware interface for connecting cameras to SoCs.
dda command line utitlity that is used to convert and copy fiels
Debuging the process of going through a program's code to locate and fix a problem or mistake.
Decomposition Breaking a problem down into smaller, more manageable parts
Dependenciespackages that rely on other packages to operate
Desktop environmentsoftware to make the GUI look pretty. GNOME and KDE are popular desktop envioemnets
Desktop environment software to make the GUI look pretty. GNOME and KDE are popular desktop envioemnets
Desktop environment software to make the GUI look pretty. GNOME and KDE are popular desktop envioemnets
Device Tree (DT) A data structure for defining hardware.
Device Tree blob (DTB) A binary file containing a Device Tree; the result of compiling DTS files.
Device Tree source (DTS) A human-readable source file to be compiled into a DTB.
DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, a network management protocol which dynamically assigns an IP address and other network configuration parameters to each device on a network.
DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocola system on the network that tells the Pi how to connect
Digital making Creative projects requiring technical skill and understanding
Digital photos are known asbitmapped images
Digital signal A signal that is either on or off
Directoythe linux term for what Windows calls folders where fiels are stored
Directoy the linux term for what Windows calls folders where fiels are stored
distributionsversions of Linux operating system
DistrobutionA particular version of Linux. Pidora, Arch and Raspbian are distrobutions
DLNADigital Living Network Alliance
DMTDisplay Monitor Timings
Domain Name Sytem (DNS) serverconverting names of networks into numbers reqired to access the remote system
DPI Parallel Display Interface, an up to 24-bit parallel RGB interface via the Raspberry Pi's GPIO pins.
DSI Display Serial Interface, a hardware interface for connecting LCD panels.
Dt-Blob.bin A binary file containing initial GPIO configuration that is read by the firmware at boot time; despite the name, this is not Device Tree blob (although it is compiled by the Device Tree tools).
DVI Digital Visual Interface, a video interface for connecting a source device to a monitor or display; electrically compatible with HDMI, so a simple adapter can convert from one to the other (excluding audio, which DVI does not support).
ekemake somethng last longer by onsuming it frugally
embeddedto put something such as a graphic into a program or on the internet
Embedded or Nested one piece of programming is contained within another.
emergency kernalsecond kernel for when the default kernel is not working
encoding typea certain repertoire of characters by some kind of an encoding system.
ESSIDthe SSID (Service Set Identifier) number of the network to which the adapter is connected. Reads a "off/any" if none
Ethernet standard way to connect computers on a network with a wire connection interface for connecting multiple devices likes computers, routers, and switches
Ethernet:standard way to connect computers on a network with a wire connection interface for connecting multiple devices likes computers, routers, and switches
Ethosthe characteristis sprit of a culture or era
-EX: A[[u PS X and WIndows
NFSExample network attacted devices include
Executablea file that can be run as a program. Linux files must be marked exeutlable in order to run
Executable a file that can be run as a program. Linux files must be marked exeutlable in order to run
EXT2/3/4THe EXTended file system, the most common file system used in Linux
EXT2/3/4 THe EXTended file system, the most common file system used in Linux
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions!
File systemThe wat a hard drive or other storage device is formatted so that its ready for storage
file systemcontent of the SD card
File system The wat a hard drive or other storage device is formatted so that its ready for storage
firmwarea sfotware bundle that lets the system address the USB wireless adapter
Firmware A Software bundle that lets the system address the USB wireless adapter
flashinginstalling the software manually
Flashing installing an operating system
Flat Cable Connectorsa type of ribbon cable that connects things inside a computer but can be used externally, usually connects disk drives to disk drive controllers
Flat Cable Connectors a type of ribbon cable that connects things inside a computer but can be used externally, usually connects disk drives to disk drive controllers
forka version of a distrobution adapted by the community for a particualr task
Fragmentthe value of the maximum fragment size, used on busy networks to split packets up
GHz (unit)Gigahertz: 1 billion cycles per second
GIDGroup ID
GNOMEone of the most common Linux desktop envioemnt
GNOME one of the most common Linux desktop envioemnt
GNUa free software project which provides many of the tools used in Linux distributions
GNU A free software project which provides many of the tools used in Linux distributions
GPIO General Purpose Input/Output, the programmable pins on the Raspberry Pi.
GPU Graphical Processing Unit, a hardware device for handling graphical (and related) tasks at high speed; on the Raspberry Pi range up to the Pi 3B+, this is called the VideoCore4 (VC4), and is built into the SoC. On the Pi 4, a newer and faster version called VideoCore6 (VC6) is used.
groupallows memebrs to access tools in group
GRUBthe GRand Unified Bootloader, created by GNU and used to load the Linux kernel
GRUB the GRand Unified Bootloader, created by GNU and used to load the Linux kernel
GUIA grpahical user interface, in whcih teh user operates the computer via a mouse or touch
Hard Disc storage device for information for programs that works by magnetics
Hard Disc:storage device for information for programs that works by magnetics
Hardwarephysical parts of a computer system
Hardware physical parts of a computer system
hashfile with .shal ending used to verify that a download didnt corrupt
HAT Hardware Attached on Top, a specification for designing devices to attach to the Raspberry Pi.
HDCP High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection, an optional encryption mechanism used for HDMI or DVI transmission.
HDMIinterface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed audio data from a compliant source to a comparable monitor
HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, a standard interface for transmitting uncompressed video and compressed or uncompressed audio data from a source device to a display device.
hostnameis teh name on it usees to identify itsefl on the network
How are kinds of languages differciated on a comand line?en = international organization
How do you return the RP settings to normal?either delete the entire config.txt file or delete the lines you chagned and restart
How much storage does a desktop hard drive have?4000GB (4TB) TB=terabyte
HTPCHome Theather for Personal Computer
HVS Hardware Video Scaler, a hardware block in the VC4 or VC6 GPU on all Raspberry Pi models that is used for manipulating and displaying bitmaps.
I/O systemInput/Output system
I2C/I2C/IIC Inter-Integrated Circuit (pronounced I-squared-C), an electrical protocol used for attaching lower-speed peripheral ICs to processors and microcontrollers in short-distance, intra-board communication.
I2S Inter-Integrated Circuit Sound, an electrical serial bus interface standard used for connecting digital audio devices together.
IDLEIntegrated Devlopment Enviroment
IDLE opens up in "shell mode" whcih meansanything you type in teh initial window will be immediately executed. To get out of shell mode, just make a new file
IEEEcomputer society that puts out conferences and information and updates and stands for Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers
IEEE computer society that puts out conferences and information and updates and stands for Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers
If you are using RP as a productivity tool, then you shoul dput more memory in the _____.CPU instead of the GUI
image filea means of storing data in a single file
In order for other office suite packages to support the LibreOffice format and for other benefits, the Libreoffice uses the _____ format.ODF
In order to have a file shared (as in used simultaneously by multi directoires) you shouldlink the file with a command in the terminal
input and raw_input as commands are for ?the user inserting a value that resutls in something. For example, if you make a guess on a battleship game
Interfacea shared connection between two things such a hardware device and a computer or a human and a computer
Interface a shared connection between two things such a hardware device and a computer or a human and a computer
Intergersare whole numbers only, so you cannot do a division command with a simple / sign
IP addressaddress for the reciveing and communicating of internet data. For example if you get something of the internet you need an IP address to be delivered to. Also, it is not a continuous connection. It is a one time thing.
ISAInstruction Set architecture
ISA Instruction Set architecture
ISP Imaging System Pipeline, a set of hardware (and sometimes software) stages that processes images from a camera into a high-quality result; the Raspberry Pi has a built-in hardware ISP that processes images captured from a camera attached to the CSI port.
KDEAntoehr popular Linux desktop envieomtn
KDE Antoehr popular Linux desktop envieomtn
kernelbrain or core that provides basic services to the operating system
Kernel brain or core that provides basic services to the operating system
kernel ring bufferportion of memeory used by Linux kernel to store its human readable output
LAN Local Area Network, an Ethernet- or wireless-based communication network in a localised area, for example a house or office.
LAN (Local Area Network)a computer network limited to a small area such a house
PythonLeafpad is the GUI for?
LEDLight Admitting Diode
LED Light-Emitting Diode, a semiconductor device that produces light using electricity.
Libre Office is a metapackage, which means...it comes bundled with many additional packages
Linuxproperly the kernel used by GNU/Linux. Popularly an open source operating system
Linux The main operating system used on the Raspberry Pi; the particular customised distribution for the Raspberry Pi range is called Raspbian; third parties have also produced their own distributions.
Live CDA linux distrobution provided as a CD or DVD which dosent require installation
Live CD A linux distrobution provided as a CD or DVD which dosent require installation
localsinformation abotu your location
loopbackinterface that allos programs on teh Pi to talk to each other
LXDELightweight X11 Desktop Enviroment
mAmilliamps
Mbpsmegabits per second
MBpsmegabytes per second
MBps megabytes per second, Measure of computer processor storage, Is equal to 2^20 bytes
Mbps megabits per second, Measure of data transfer speed, One megabit is 1 million bits
MHzmegahertz
Micro SD cardremovable memory card for storing information
Micro SD card removable memory card for storing information
Micro-controllera small computer that has a processor core, memory, and programmable input/output peripherals
Micro-controller a small computer that has a processor core, memory, and programmable input/output peripherals
Midorteh default brower for the RP
mocmusic on console
Modetype setting of wirless newtwork to chose from
most RP can reach overclock speeds of 800MHz but some can reach what?1000 MHz
mountingletting an operating system know about an external UMS
MQTT - MQTT stands for MQ Telemetry Transport, a lightweight and simple machine-to-machine protocol often used for IoT devices; see the MQTT website.
MSD Mass Storage Device (amongst other things), such as an SD card or hard disk drive.
NASnetwork attached storage devices for sharing and streaming video music and pictures
negotiationa device using its full power which is not a regular function of power sources
netmasknumber that conntrols the size of the network
NIC network interface controller/card
NIC: network interface controller/cardA computer hardware component that connects a computer to a computer network
NOOBSway of setting up RP for the first time
NOOBS - New Out of Box software, easy OS system image installation for the Raspberry Pi range; note NOOBS is no longer developed by the Raspberry Pi team, see PINN instead.
Openboxdesktop envioemnt used by LXDE GUI
Operator tells the computer what to do with inputs values and variables. (See inputs values and variables.)
OTP One-Time Programmable, a type of memory that can only be programmed once, and retains the programmed data after power off; used for serial numbers etc.
Output Data sent out by a program (e.g. sound from a speaker)
overclockingincreasing a compoents clock speed to mkae it run faster than it was desgined to
Overclocking affects diffrent RP uniquely beucase ofnatural variations in teh chip introduced during manufacturing
Overlay A boot-time or run-time patch to a Device Tree allowing a degree of configuration by the user
overscanwhen RP is connect to a computer or TV and teh display screen is messed up
overscanwhen teh pciture area is slightly smaller than the transmitted picture
overscan_right, frambuffer_width, and sdtv_mode are examples of what?commands used in the config.txt file to modify the display
Packagea collection of files required to rrun an applicaiton, typically handed by teh package manager
packagebundles of software
packagea piece of software ot a collection of diffrent pieces of software desgined ot work together
Packagea collection of files required to rrun an applicaiton, typically handed by teh package manager
Package managera oool for keeping track of an intstalling new software
package managera tool for manageing packaged software
Package manager a oool for keeping track of an intstalling new software
parlancea particular way of speking or using words
Parrellism In some computer languages it is possible to make the computer perform more than one task at the same time.
parsedto have been analysed
Parsed to have been analysed
partitiona section of a hard drive that is ready to have a file system applied to it for storage
Partition a section of a hard drive that is ready to have a file system applied to it for storage
Passive sensor Detects changes in the environment without actively sending out a signal (e.g. a PIR sensor)
PCBprinted Circuit Board (The RP itslef)
PCB printed circuit board; a board connecting electronic components
peripheral busa bus for things like printers and hard drives
Peripheral bus a bus for things like printers and hard drives
pi and rootuser acccounts that are default on Raspbian (pi= normal root = superuser)
pipingusing the less screen command
pixel unitsExample: 1920 x 1080 means 1920 pixles wide by 1920 tall
portingconferting software to make it suitable for diffrent processors
Porting conferting software to make it suitable for diffrent processors -EX
x86 software to ARMv6 processor
Program is a sequence of instructions (or algorithm) written in a language or code that a computer can understand and put into action. A computer will do exactly what it is told so a program must be accurate.
Programming language name given to one of the many ways in which a computer can be given instructions in a program. Examples include C++, JavaScript, Logo, PHP, Python and Ruby.
Programming paradigm A style or way of thinking about programming (e.g. object-oriented)
Protoboard A board which allows you to add components to a prototype circuit by soldering or cutting strips
PSK (pre shared key)another name for a wifi network's password
PWR (power) lightlight on teh RP that tells if the power is one
RAMrandom aces memory
RAMFARandom Access Memory File System
Raspberry Pi Desktop A version of the LXDE desktop environment, specifically tailored to the Raspberry Pi (used to be called PIXEL).
Raspbiancustomised variant of the Debian Linux distrobution which is one of the most prominate and popular distrobutions of Linux. (named after a guy nmaed Ian and his gf Deb)
Raspi-Config A command line tool for configuring Raspbian's operating system features; see our official documentation.
raspivid, raspistill, raspiyuv, raspividyuv a set of applications to run the Raspberry Pi Camera Module in various modes; see our official documentation.
Reducing the amount of memebr can result in adrop in performance
renderingthe processing of an outline image using color and shading to make it appear solid and three-dimensional.
Rendering the processing of an outline image using color and shading to make it appear solid and three-dimensional.
respositoriesa place where software is stored that can be searched through seraching a cache
restrictued user accountprovent syou from accidenally doing something to break RP's software and prevents viruses and malware
RJ45 cable/port-Resistered Jack 45
rootthe main user accout in linux, equivalent to the Windows administrativor acount. Also called the superuser
Root the main user accout in linux, equivalent to the Windows administrativor acount. Also called the superuser
root file systemLinux version of a "drive"
RPF - Raspberry Pi Foundation, the original, Uk-registered educational charity (1129409) that launched the Raspberry Pi.
rpi-update A program you can run on a Raspberry Pi to download the very latest test firmware and Linux kernel; there is no guarantee that the latest version will work correctly, so you should only run rpi-update if recommended by a Raspberry Pi engineer.
scanningprocess of finding/looking for a wireless network
Schematic A diagram or plan representing a circuit
Selection Choosing which code to execute based on a condition (if/else)
Sequencing Executing lines of code one after another
serialone piece at a time
Service Set Identifier (SSID)basically the netowrk name
set-top box processora computer that can "talk" to the internet by having a broswer and an IP address
Shella text based command prompt, loaded in a terminal
Shell a text based command prompt, loaded in a terminal used for human interaction, interpets inputs from a keybaord for example, is NOT on the kernel but uses the kernal
Since LibreDraw cannot be used to edit bitmapped images (digital photos), there is another program called what?Gimp
SoC System on a Chip, an integrated circuit that comprises all components of a computer.
source codethe computer language recipe that tells the system what to do
SPISerial Peripheral Interconnect
SPI Serial Peripheral Interface bus, a synchronous serial communication interface specification used for short distance communication.
SSDSolid State drive
SSHsecure Shell
SSH Secure Shell, a cryptographic network protocol for operating network services securely over an unsecured network; see our official documentation or the Wikipedia article on SSH.
Subroutine A named set of instructions in a program (also referred to as a function/procedure)
sudoa program that allows retrcted users to run a command as the root user
Sudo a program that allows retrcted users to run a command as the root user
system-on-chip (SoC)an integrated circuit that integrates all compoents
Terminala text-based command prompt in whcih the suer interacts with a shell program
Terminal a text-based command prompt in whcih the suer interacts with a shell program
Test Mode settings on the RP were used during what?manufacturing to test the RP operations
the config.txt file is located in the/boot directory
The LibreOffice packaage is large and on older RP modles you mustresize the root file system
The rasberry pi member is split between what two things?the CPU (central processesing unit) and teh GUI (graphical user interface)
The RP's memory is small but extremelyfast
The Scratch language is multithreaded and object-oriented, which means?each object in teh program, inclduding sprites, can have its own code attached and that section of code runs simultaneoulsy and independently of other blocks.
The SoC on the has two option s for audio output. What are tehy?3.5 mm and the HDMI port
the SoC on the RP is great beucase it does what with data?stores it temporily on teh slower main memory and the processor itself to improve performance
TLA Three-letter abbreviation, almost the entire reason for this glossary.
TLS Transport Layer Security, a cryptographic protocol used to supply security over a computer network, often used to secure other protocols such as MQTT.
To run a file from IDLE or text editor (which should be saved under .py and not .txt) chosen what option?Run Module form the run menu or press F5
TP1postiive (red) via for checking voltage
TP1/TP2 Test points.
TP2negative (black) via for checking voltage
trackballtype of input device that moves the curser with a ball
Tx-Powertransmission power of the wireless adapted
UARTUniversal Asunchronous Reveiver Transmitter
UART Universal Asynchronous Receiver-Transmitter, a protocol for asynchronous serial communication in which the data format and transmission speeds are configurable.
UIDUser ID
UMSUSB Mass Storage Devices
Upcycle Using materials which otherwise would be thrown away in order to make something of value
UPnPUniversal Plug and Play
USBUniversal Serial Bus
USB Universal Serial Bus, the main Raspberry Pi models have four USB sockets for connecting USB devices, for example mice or keyboards.
utitliy softwaresoftware desgined to help analyze configue and optimize a computer
Variable A named area in memory where data is stored
VC4, VC6 The VideoCore4 or VideoCore6 GPU used on the Raspberry Pi; contains a large number of hardware blocks that handle graphics, cameras, display, CODECs, etc.
VESAVideo Electronics Standards System
viascoppper-clad homes in the RP for testing voltage
Viedo from pi is a "source". There are two sources. WHat are they?local drives for the RP with the blue icon and network devices (Like NFS) that have a red icon
virtual directoriesfor accessing diffrent portions of teh OS or hardware
VNC A graphical desktop sharing system that uses the Remote Frame Buffer protocol (RFB) to remotely control another computer
Volt (V) SI-derived unit for electrical potential difference.
voltage test poitnspoitns on teh RP that will let you test the voltage of teh power for troubleshotting
Watt A measure of power often used when specifying power supplies.
What are examples of types of audio codexes?AAC, MP3
What are examples of types of video codexes?H.264, VP8, MPEG-2
What are some advantages to a RP?low power, low cost, tiny package, high-resolution
What are the three panes of the Scratch interface?block palette (command list), sprites (objects), and stage (place where the it operates)
What does Apache do in the LAMP stack?provides the web server
What does LAMP stand for?Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP
What does Linux do in the LAMP stack?provides the underlying operating system
What does MySQL do in the LAMP stack?provides the database back-end
What does PHP do in the LAMP stack?provides a scripting language
What does the RP audio menu do?allows the option to force the Pi audio output to go via the HDMI path or the other option which is the 3.5 audio jack
What i frambuffer_width?changes the width of the console. for example, if your text was too small, you might strethc it out
What is "cloud-based"software that does not live locally on your computer liek a regualar piece of software but is stored on powerful servers located in data centres throughout the world
What is a Codex?a two part commpression technology that has audio and video parts.
what is a headless server?a system taht runs without a GUI loaded. this is used for really memory intensvie programs like WordPress
What is hdmi_driveone of teh hdmi commands
What is LibreImpress?the same as powerpoint
what is metadata?data that is keep intact when Gimp is saved with a XCF fiel instead of a JPG file
What is on the config.txt file exactly?inputs and outputs and at what speed teh BCM2835 chip runs
What is overscan_right?ignores a certain number of pickles to fix oversight on the left side of the screen
What is PNG?Portable Network Graphics
what is sdtv_modeadjusting the video output to fit the devices of diffrent countires
What is the default speek of the core clock for general RP perfromance (commmand code: arm_freq)700MHz or 700 Megahertz
What is the MySQL?it is a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) that basically sorts data recived into tabels and stores data
What is the name for Full HD video?1080p
What is the XBMC?a free, open source video player program that is now called Kodi
when changing settings, most commands have a series of words, an equal sign, and then a number. This number is what?the option you want out of the options in the setting. For example with the chache memebr, Replace the 1 with a 0 and it lets the CPU use the cache memory
When the LAMP is install and the PHP script for the Apache is tested, you cancreate your own website whcih will be served byt eh RP
WordPress isone of teh most popular blogging platforms
WPA (Wireless Protected Access), WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy), and WPS (Wi-Fi protected setup)types of network protection
X11The X Window system, a package that provides a graphical user interface (GUI)
X11 The X Window system, a package that provides a graphical user interface (GUI)
XBMCVideo playing service on the RP
Zoho and ThinkFree Online arepopular cloud based office suites simular to goggle drive. Zoho is more for busienss and ThnkFree is almsot exatly like Google drive for FREE

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