For me, understanding computer technology requires constant self-tutoring. The tutor defines the term hypervisor. In my Feb 15 post I explain the idea of a virtual machine. The virtual machine exists atop a hypervisor. hypervisor (noun): a program that allows …

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Researching file permissions can mean self-tutoring. The tutor relays the idea of Bypass Traverse Checking. Bypass Traverse Checking (file permission) This permission allows a user to access a specific file that is not protected, but which resides in a folder …

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More technology self-tutoring: the tutor explains the idea of a virtual machine. virtual machine (abbreviation: VM): An entity that is accessible via keyboard and screen, like a desktop, and may function, to the user, like a standalone computer. However, the …

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Technology has its own terms which may require self-tutoring to understand. The tutor defines firmware. firmware (n): instructions that reside in a device for the purpose of performing its pre-set functions. Typically, firmware is device-specific and meant to operate without …

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