LINUX: Chapter 02 Exam
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A Mail Transfer Agent's primary purpose is to:
Deliver mail between servers
A package manager:
Downloads software from the Internet and Keeps track of which files belong to which packages
Which of the following pieces of software deal with file sharing?
Samba, NFS, Netatalk
Which are examples of permissive software licenses?
MIT and BSD
When a computer boots, it can get its network information through
Which package manager is used in Fedora, a Red Hat derived system?
Creative Commons licenses allow you to:
Specify whether or not changes must be shared, Allow or disallow commercial use
and Specify whether or not people may distribute changes
An interpreted programming language:
Is converted into machine specific instructions as the program runs and Tends to offer more features than compiled languages
A generic term for Open Source and Free Software is:
A permissive free software license:
Means you can use the software for anything you want and Places no restrictions on sharing modifications
What does it mean when a work is placed in the public domain?
The author has relinquished the copyright on the work
Which server software would you use to create a company directory that you could search and authenticate against?
The Linux shell:
Allows you to launch programs, Has a scripting language, Is customizable
If you wanted to let a Linux machine share files with Windows clients and servers, you would use:
The Creative Commons version of Public Domain licensing is:
No Rights Reserved
The two main families of Linux shells are
Bourne Shell, C Shell
The largest difference between the GPLv2 and BSD licenses is:
BSD has no copyleft provision
The difference between the GPL and LGPL licenses are:
LGPL allows linking to non GPLed software
Which of the following licenses was made by the FSF?
Linux is distributed under which license?
Your company makes a hardware firewall that runs a custom Linux kernel. What are your obligations under GPLv2?
You must make the source to your kernel available
Which of the following are examples of text editors?
vim, nano, pico, emacs
Permissive free software licenses:
Can allow software to be used inside closed source software, Are not approved by the FSF, and Don't have a copyleft provision
Which of the following are true about compiled programming languages?
C is a compiled language
The Samba application is a:
Which of the following are examples of a web server?
POP and IMAP are related to:
How can you make money from open source software?
Provide paid consulting services for users, Take payments for fixing bugs, and Sell hardware that's built to work with the software
Richard Stallman is associated with:
The Free Software Foundation
If you wanted to create and print an invoice, which software could you use?
To place software under an open source license, you must give up your copyright.
True or False?
If a podcast is licensed under the CC BY-ND license, you may:
Share it as long as you give credit to the author and Post it to your website
Which of the following are examples of desktop software?
Music player and Web Browser
Who founded the Open Source Initiative?
Eric Raymond and Bruce Perens
A "copyleft provision" in a software license means:
If you redistribute the software, you must distribute the source to any changes you make
The Free Software Foundation believes that:
Software should be free to modify and Software should be free to share
Participating in open source projects can improve your technical skills, even if it is not your day job.
Which application would you use to edit and piece together sound files to make podcast?
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