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Im new to Linux, just wanted to say hi all. I hope to add some "nibbles" to the distributions. I happy look outside of Windows.
 


Welcome, good sir!..... :) But what, pray-tell, do you mean about these "nibbles".....? :3
 
Welcome, good sir!..... :) But what, pray-tell, do you mean about these "nibbles".....? :3
A nibble is half of a Byte, or 4 bits. Some of the older microprocessors (8 bit oldies) use registers which control stuff like port designations as inputs or outputs. They sometimes use the high nibble or low nibble of a register for this purpose.
 
A nibble is half of a Byte, or 4 bits. Some of the older microprocessors (8 bit oldies) use registers which control stuff like port designations as inputs or outputs. They sometimes use the high nibble or low nibble of a register for this purpose.

Wow..... :O I didn't know that!.... : D Thanks!!!....... ^^
 

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