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configure

(software)
A program by Richard Stallman to discover properties of the current platform and to set up make to compile and install gcc.

Cygnus configure was a similar system developed by K. Richard Pixley in collaboration with Richard Stallman. In 1994, David MacKenzie and others modified autoconf to incorporate all the features of Cygnus configure and many GNU programs, including gcc now use autoconf.

Metaconfig is a similar program used in building Perl.

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If you enabled WEP on your wireless access point router, you'll need to configure a WEP key on your laptop by selecting your network (Linksys, in our example) in the Available networks window and clicking on Configure to produce the Wireless Network Properties window (exhibit 8, at right).
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Even though cloning software handles general configuration issues as they relate to operating systems and user applications, as mentioned in the final step of the cloning process, it's critical to use a solution that also addresses the need to configure a computer's unique properties.
We are proud that our SelfService software has been performing so well for Orange, and we are pleased that they are the first mobile operator to test our new SelfService Configure product.
The download will allow users to try the software, configure non-production services, and attend regularly scheduled webinars where they can interact with XAware experts and receive additional information and assistance.
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This flexibility ensures that OpenConnect can configure an optimal solution based on each customer's existing IT architecture to enable a secure, maintainable, high-performance SOA service.