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  Daemon (computer software) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Unix and other computer multitasking operating systems, a daemon is a computer program that runs in the background, rather than under the direct control of a user; they are usually instantiated as processes.
Daemons are characters in Greek mythology, some of whom handled tasks that the gods couldn't be bothered with, much like computer daemons often handle tasks in the background that the user can't be bothered with.
BSD and some of its derivatives have adopted a daemon as its mascot, although this mascot is actually a cute stereotypical depiction of a Christian demon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Daemon_(computer_software)   (464 words)

  
 Daemon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Daemon Sadi (SaDiablo) is a character in the Black Jewels Trilogy by Anne Bishop.
Daemon is a character in the TV series ReBoot.
The BSD Daemon is the BSD operating system's mascot.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Daemon   (159 words)

  
 Daemon (computer software)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In Unix and other computer operating systems, a daemon is a particular class of computer program that runs in the background (computer software), rather than under the direct control of a user; they are usually instantiated as Computer processes.
Daemon (mythology) are characters in Greek mythology, some of whom handled tasks that the gods couldn't be bothered with, much like computer daemons often handle tasks in the background that the user can't be bothered with.
Berkeley Software Distribution and some of its derivatives have adopted a daemon as BSD Daemon, although this mascot is actually a cute stereotypical depiction of a Christianity demon.
www.1stcustomsoftware.com /Daemon_(computer_software)-350.html   (500 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Furthermore, with the rapid increase of new computer users and the constant development of sophisticated techniques for breaching established network security systems, system administrators are unable to provide their clients and servers with adequate protection.
Prior to installing the software enhancement on a computer or on a local server 18, the authenticity and integrity of the software enhancement is determined.
The software enhancement is then given a digital signature 410 which is a function of the message digest number and the private key 408.
www.wipo.int /cgi-pct/guest/getbykey5?KEY=99/56195.991104&ELEMENT_SET=DECL   (7456 words)

  
 Client (computing) -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A client is a computer system that accesses a (remote) service on another computer by some kind of network.
The term was first applied to devices that were not capable of running their own stand-alone programs, but could interact with remote computers via a network.
A thick client (also known as a fat client or rich client) is a client that performs the bulk of any data processing operations itself, and relies on the server it is associated with primarily for data storage.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Client_(computing)   (445 words)

  
 PC Hell: Sacred Hall of Computer and Internet Acronyms
A CMOS computer circuit consumes very little power and is used in computers to keep track of the system setup information, data, time, type of disk and hard drives, etc. that a computer has installed.
Computers and networks interact according to standard protocols, which determine the behavior that each side of a network connection expects from the other side.
The working space within a computer that may be used at one time; increasing the amount of RAM increases the speed at which a computer works because more of a program may be loaded into the working space at one time, so less time is spent accessing parts of the program from the hard drive.
www.pchell.com /acronyms/index.shtml   (3985 words)

  
 Download Bandwidth Daemon in Network Tools Certification and Practice Exams
Bandwidth Daemon has a built in web server, and all administration is done through a web based interface.
Bandwidth Daemon runs as an NT service, so it will always be gathering packets, even when you are not logged in.
Computer Certification Depot is not the publisher of Bandwidth Daemon.
www.certificationdepot.com /software/networktools/generalnetworking/bandwidth-daemon.html   (296 words)

  
 San Antonio Custom Business Software Development Programming   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
All software normally comes with a licence, specifically stating the terms, and conditions under which the software may be legally used.
When purchasing software you are only acquiring a licence to use it, the publisher retains the full rights and has sole rights to reproduction and distribution.
The illegal use of software can be detected through various organisations, such as the British Software Alliance, who actively enforce copyright laws and who can impose fines of up to £5,000 or imprisonment for up to 2 years with unlimited fines.
www.1stcustomsoftware.com /states/texas/software-san-antonio-texas.php   (1251 words)

  
 NewsForge | Daemon News announces FreeBSD product
Daemon News already produces Darwin, the open source version of Apple's new Mac OS X operating system, as well as many other BSD related products and distributes them to a domestic and international customer base.
Daemon News is a comprehensive resource for BSD, operated in close contact with the community.
Established in 1998, Daemon News provides a monthly online publication, Daily BSD News, a community based support forum, and a retail outlet for all BSD related merchandise.
www.newsforge.com /newsvac/01/10/11/233216.shtml   (377 words)

  
 Firewall Software and Computer Security : Software
The firewall software SPHINX is directly installed on the PC and achieves maximum security by operating on the lowest level in the network stack.
SPHINX provides the individual computer with state of the art firewall functionality.
Strobe uses a bandwidth-efficient algorithm to scan TCP ports on the target machine and reveal which network server daemons are currently running.
www.firewall.com /Software/page9.html   (250 words)

  
 NewsForge | Nine principles of security architecture
The truth is, anti-virus software, firewalls, and intrusion detection are only the surface of security.
While Sony's installer told users that it was installing one component, it actually installed additional software users would be unaware of that was harmful in nature.
Then a simple policy of not installing free, closed source software without a thorough reading of the license blocks a lot of trash.
software.newsforge.com /software/05/11/14/2115222.shtml?tid=78   (2275 words)

  
 Answer Desk index: Software questions and answers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I have a 486 computer, but all the new software is too powerful to run on my machine.
When I tried to uninstall a particular software program from my PC, a warning box popped up saying that some of the files may be in use by other programs, and asking whether I wanted to proceed and delete them.
The computer had Windows 95 and several business applications, and since I used the same applications, I told my co-worker to just leave everything in tact.
www.usatoday.com /tech/bonus/qa/qasoft5.htm   (5041 words)

  
 What is daemon? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
A process that runs in the background and performs a specified operation at predefined times or in response to certain events.
The term daemon is a UNIX term, though many other operating systems provide support for daemons, though they're sometimes called other names.
Typical daemon processes include print spoolers, e-mail handlers, and other programs that perform administrative tasks for the operating system.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/D/daemon.html   (109 words)

  
 World Wide Web server software
A World Wide Web server, like the ftp daemon, is a program which responds to an incoming tcp connection and provides a service to the caller.
This daemon is also used as a basis for many other types of server and gateways.
This daemon is often used as a basis for a more specific server for a given application.
www.w3.org /Servers.html   (535 words)

  
 The educational encyclopedia, computer software   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Daemon tools is used to create a "Virtual Drive" so you can run the programs from there
Audacity free, open source software for recording and editing sounds.
Speech Filing System a free computing environment for PCs for conducting research into the nature of speech, it performs standard operations such as acquisition, replay, display and labelling, spectrographic and formant analysis and fundamental frequency estimation,
users.telenet.be /educypedia/computer/computersoftwareaudio.htm   (864 words)

  
 ABOUT BURNING SOFTWARE.. - Computer Software Help
At the other hand daemon tools and nero were unable to autodetect my dvd-recorder (NEC) and as usual i started emailing these companies.
We are sorry for the inconvinience but our company does not support the dvd recorder you use.Well i strongly believe that these 3 companies are the smallest software production companies in the whole world.
this vcd burn on computer burning software and only read which computer cdrom that burn it.
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 All the software you could ever want… at A Modest Construct   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This is the best list I have ever found of some of the best software you could use with a personal computer.
Thank you for opening my eyes to excellent software for all of us.
Daemon tools includes spyware/adware in it’s free edition.
heliologue.com /blog/index.php?p=316   (564 words)

  
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Lack of a corresponding ntraceud daemon disabled preemption protection in a critical section of code inside trace_inherit_context.
Change Description: 1) The Import button in the Daemon Definition dialog in NightTrace main window no longer occasionally fails to detect user applications using the NightTrace API in the absense of a user trace daemon.
Change Description: 1) The ntracekd daemon now provides options to enable or disable specific kernel events when capturing kernel data as well as an option to report on the current set of enabled events while a daemon is running.
www.ccur.com /rtsupport/PowerMAX_Tools/Patch_READMEs.html   (3489 words)

  
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 Pigdog Journal (Y2K Madness) -- scary daemon processes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
These are the same dipshits that first coined the term ``thug'' to mean some sort of bad guy.
Computer zealots who bring a minicomputer up from not booting to running i486 hubble space probe calculations for NASA.
Daemon: an automated piece of computer software, cnn.commericalbullshit.turner.color.fl&white/movies?casablanca+casaroja.
www.pigdog.org /auto/y2kmadness/link/1260.html   (142 words)

  
 The WebMaster Daemon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A daemon is something that is a devil at serving.
Usually a daemon is some kind of computer software performing automatic functions.
A daemon might also be some kind of software to do automatic conversion, formatting and cataloging.
maze.cbt.ki.se /Tech/Daemon.html   (206 words)

  
 Free downloads encyclopedia - Softpedia
Computer games are poised to become big businesses for advertisers, as more and more companies pay a great deal of money...
Most computer users have come to rely on the practicality and usefulness of Task Ma...
Shutting down your computer is not really the kind of thing you give any attention to.
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 (WO 98/52333) NETWORK ENABLED SCSI INTERFACE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
(57) A method of communication between a local computer and an SCSI device attached to a remote computer includes receiving a command relating to a file at the remote SCSI device.
The local computer creates an SCSI command which is packetized at the local computer and transferred over a network to the remote computer.
The remote computer unpacks the command and sends it to the host bus adaptor driver and host bus adaptor controller for the remote device.
wipo.int /cgi-pct/guest/getbykey5?KEY=98/52333.981119&ELEMENT_SET=DECL   (157 words)

  
 freshmeat.net: Welcome to freshmeat.net
It supports tsize, blksize, and interval options, supports PXE boot, and can be run standalone or as a daemon.
Diskless client computers can connect with the server as it performs other tasks.
About: cronwrap is a utility that offers more control over the execution of a cron job than the standard cron daemon allows.
freshmeat.net   (2474 words)

  
 Computer and Communication Companies ("D" entries)
Datafab, Computer peripherals, esp. portable disks, flash memory, etc., Taipei, TW.
DEK Software International, Software for IS professionals, Cherry Hill, NJ, US.
DI, Rugged mobile computing, industrial computing, Livingston, UK.
www.cmpcmm.com /companies/letters/d.html   (6417 words)

  
 Get your heads around this one then... - Computer Forum
I installed it easily using daemon virtual CD and used a no-CD crack to play the game.
I thought it would be a good idea to burn the game onto CD so that I wouldn't need the no-CD crack.
To make a 1:1 backup of copy protected games (1) determine the type of protection present using a program called A-Ray Scanner (which can be obtained from http://www.aray-software.com/).
www.computerforum.com /showthread.php?t=993   (952 words)

  
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Software Engineer for the establishment of systems interface protocols and design documentation relating to software strap settings and the operation, maintenance and testing of a 622 Mb/s line terminal multiplexer.
Software Training Specialist for the development of advanced lessons for both classroom and an on-line tutorial to instruct system administrators in the use of the IBM NetView network management software.
Software included with IE would be applications such as Net Meeting, Outlook Express, Front Page Express and any other program installed with the full version of the browser install.
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