Linux Essentials Chapter 2 Exam
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The Samba application is a:
Which of the following are examples of desktop software?
Web browser // Music player
If you wanted to set up a blog, which software would be most helpful?
Which of the following pieces of software deal with file sharing?
Netatalk // NFS // Samba
If you wanted to create and print an invoice, which software could you use?
POP and IMAP are related to:
When a computer boots, it can get its network information through:
Which of the following are examples of text editors?
pico // emacs // vim // nano
A package manager:
Downloads software from the Internet //
Keeps track of which files belong to which packages
An interpreted programming language:
Tends to offer more features than compiled languages // Is converted into machine specific instructions as the program runs
Which of the following are true about compiled programming languages?
C is a compiled language
Which package manager is used in Fedora, a Red Hat derived system?
The Linux shell:
Has a scripting language // Is customizable // Allows you to launch programs
Which application would you use to edit and piece together sound files to make podcast?
The two main families of Linux shells are:
Bourne Shell // C Shell
Which server software would you use to create a company directory that you could search and authenticate against?
A Mail Transfer Agent's primary purpose is to:
Deliver mail between servers
Which of the following are examples of a web server?
If you wanted to let a Linux machine share files with Windows clients and servers, you would use:
Richard Stallman is associated with:
The Free Software Foundation
A "copyleft provision" in a software license means:
If you redistribute the software, you must distribute the source to any changes you make
The largest difference between the GPLv2 and BSD licenses is:
BSD has no copyleft provision
The Free Software Foundation believes that:
Software should be free to modify // Software should be free to share
Which of the following licenses was made by the FSF?
A permissive free software license:
Means you can use the software for anything you want // Places no restrictions on sharing modifications
Linux is distributed under which license?
Who founded the Open Source Initiative?
Eric Raymond // Bruce Perens
A generic term for Open Source and Free Software is:
Which are examples of permissive software licenses?
What does it mean when a work is placed in the public domain?
The author has relinquished the copyright on the work
Creative Commons licenses allow you to:
Specify whether or not people may distribute changes // Specify whether or not changes must be shared // Allow or disallow commercial use
If a podcast is licensed under the CC BY-ND license, you may:
Post it to your website // Share it as long as you give credit to the author
How can you make money from open source software?
Take payments for fixing bugs // Sell hardware that's built to work with the software // Provide paid consulting services for users
To place software under an open source license, you must give up your copyright.
True or False?
The difference between the GPL and LGPL licenses are:
LGPL allows linking to non GPLed software
Permissive free software licenses:
Are not approved by the FSF // Can allow software to be used inside closed source software // Don't have a copyleft provision
The Creative Commons version of Public Domain licensing is:
No Rights Reserved
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
Participating in open source projects can improve your technical skills, even if it is not your day job.
True or False?
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