Environment variables are a set of dynamic named values that can affect the way running processes will behave on a computer.They are part of the operating environment in which a process runs. For example, a running process can query the value of the TEMP environment variable to discover a suitable location to store temporary files, or the HOME or USERPROFILE variable to find the directory structure owned by the user running the process.They were introduced in their modern form in 1979 with Version 7 Unix, so are included in all Unix operating system flavors and variants from that point onward including Linux and OS X. From PC DOS 2.
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  • Top 25 Facebook apps: August 2014 — Spotify growing

    … While King’s Candy Crush Saga and Farm Heroes Saga remain the most-used apps by Facebook users — according to AppData’s daily active user (DAU) estimates, the music app Spotify is growing. Spotify has surpassed Microsoft Live to move into the top spot as the most heavily used non-game app for Facebook users. Want to see the rest of the top…

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  • Top 25 Facebook apps: June 2014 — Introducing Trivia Crack

    … There’s a game rocketing up the AppData charts — and leaving Facebook users addicted. Trivia Crack, a trivia game by Argentinan developer Etermax, is also known natively as Preguntados. Facebook users are getting increasingly hooked on Trivia Crack, which had 2.7 million daily active users (DAU) a month ago, but has more than doubled it since…

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  • Facebook shutters Poke, Camera apps

    … Facebook confirmed Monday that iOS apps Poke and Camera have been removed from the App Store. Poke, launched December 2012, was thought of as a Snapchat competitor, but flopped early. Camera, which Facebook announced May 2012, had Instagram-like features. Now that Facebook owns Instagram, there’s less of a need for Camera. A Facebook…

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  • Top 25 Facebook apps: May 2014 — Candy Crush Saga melting?

    … Though Candy Crush Saga still has a stranglehold on the Facebook app market, new figures from AppData show that Microsoft Live and Spotify are nibbling at the King app’s lead. Since we tracked Facebook daily active user counts for top apps in April, Candy Crush Saga has fallen by more than 2 million DAU, while Microsoft Live and Spotify have…

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