OS Chapter 8

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tail

The ____________________ command displays only the last 10 lines of a file.

passwd

The ____________________ command changes user passwords.

cat

The ____________________ command displays an entire text file at once.

mounting

With Linux, CDs, hard disk partitions, and other storage devices must be attached to some existing directory on your system before they can be accessed. This attaching is called __________________.

dollar-sign ($)

Many Linux distribution command-line shell prompts end with this common _________________ symbol.

rm

To delete a directory and its contents in one operation use the ____________________ command.

useradd

The command for creating users is ____________________.

su root

To log in as root without first logging out, users should enter the command ____________________ and then enter the root password.

chmod

The command to change permissions in Linux is ____________________.

mkdir

The command to create a directory is ____________________.

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