Tuesday, August 30, 2011

IT Quiz

1. Which type of computer is also referred to as a "Number Cruncher"?
2. File format "MIDI" stands for?
3. "Cyberphobia"  refers to fear of which piece of office equipment?
4. Developer of Facebook?
5. IMAP is used to retrieve ____________
6. pixel is derived from what?


1. Main Frame Computers
2. Musical Instrument Digital Interface
3. Computer
4. Mark Elliot Zuckerberg
5. email messages
6. picture elements

Thursday, August 18, 2011

BOSS (Bharat Operating System Solutions)

    BOSS (Bharat Operating System Solutions) GNU/Linux distribution developed by  C-DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) derived from Debian for enhancing the use of Free/ Open Source Software throughout India. It supports Intel and AMD x86/x86-64 architecture. BOSS GNU/Linux advanced server has unique features such as Web server, proxy server, Database server, Mail server, Network server, File and Print server, SMS server, LDAP server. BOSS GNU/Linux advanced server is comprised with administration tool such as webmin which is a web based interface, Gadmin, PHP myadmin,  PHP LDAP admin,  PG admin. The Beta Release  of  BOSS GNU/Linux Version 4.0 is coupled with GNOME Desktop Environment with wide Indian language support & packages, relevant for use in the Government domain.