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Toxic Custard Workshop Files Dictionary Of Computing

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RAM

What you do when the plug won't quite fit into the socket.


ROOT

Not named after the sexual activity, but rather after the root of a plant or tree. This is the name given to a superuser in the Unix environment. All you need to remember about this is that you can make everybody panic by pretending to type the following apocalyptic command while you have root access: rm -r *

See also: Unix


RTFM

Read The F-ing Manual. The F has never, repeat NEVER, stood for "flaming", no matter how many times the computer media try to claim otherwise. I mean -- "read the flaming manual"? Far too nice and Strawberry Shortcake. You might as well add "please". Ditto for KISS.


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