Modern Linux/Unix Networks

This is a discussion on Modern Linux/Unix Networks within the Tech Board forums, part of the Community Boards category; Stupid Question #191321.7 I'm learning about Linux/Unix Networks mainly from the net and the info seems old-ish. I was just ...

  1. #1
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    the c - side
    Posts
    252

    Modern Linux/Unix Networks

    Stupid Question #191321.7

    I'm learning about Linux/Unix Networks mainly from the net and the info seems old-ish.

    I was just wondering if the Unix/Linux model of a central computer to which users log in via a terminal to get computer time is still
    in use these days?

  2. #2
    Captain Crash brewbuck's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Portland, OR
    Posts
    7,239
    For certain meanings of "central computer" and "terminal," it is still the case. You could argue that the "cloud" is the modern form of that. Or, streaming video games where the game runs entirely on a server and your computer is merely a display for what's happening.

    It looks different now but it still exists.
    Code:
    //try
    //{
    	if (a) do { f( b); } while(1);
    	else   do { f(!b); } while(1);
    //}

  3. #3
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    the c - side
    Posts
    252
    Ok, thanks for that, it gives me some context to what I'm reading.

Popular pages Recent additions subscribe to a feed

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 4
    Last Post: 11-28-2010, 06:14 PM
  2. default stack size on modern Linux?
    By cyberfish in forum C++ Programming
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-03-2008, 05:36 PM
  3. UNIX (Linux, BSD, etc) Programming :: UNIX
    By kuphryn in forum Linux Programming
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 04-01-2004, 07:44 PM
  4. Unix Linux?
    By Coder87C in forum A Brief History of Cprogramming.com
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 11-30-2003, 07:44 AM

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21