Linux IT 250 Homework Review

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What did Linus Torvalds do with the source code for Linux?

He posted it on the Internet for anyone who wanted a copy

2

Who initiated the GNU Project?

Richard Stallman

3

Which of the following is the true operating system component within Linux?

Linux Kernel

4

Was created at the University of Cambridge and is now being developed in the open-source community, is an open-source virtual machine?

Xen

5

Wrote the UNIX OS in 1969 in PDP-7 assembly language?

Ken Thompson

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Is a shell feature that allows users to work on several jobs at once.

job control

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The major decision when planning an installation is determining how to divide the____

hard disks into partions

8

Two basic interfaces:

textual and graphical

9

Which of the following directories should have their own partition?

/usr /home /boot

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Which partition is used for virtual memory by a Linux system?

swap

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To view a file that is no longer than one screen you can use either___or___command.

less or more

12

When you enter one or more letters of a filename in the command line, press the ___ key to complete the filename.

TAB

13

Which of the following utilities is used to rename a file?

mv

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prints a file

lpr

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searches for a file

grep

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displays the beginning of a file

head

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displays the end of a file

tail

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command that lists users on the system

w

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displays the pathname of the working directory

pwd

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Which appear in your home directory?

startup files