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linux midterm part 2
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The main purpose of using glob characters is to be able to provide a command a list of filenames.
The acronym GNU stands for:
Gnu's Not Unix
Traditional UNIX command options used a single dash, like -a; _______ command options use two dashes like --all.
The acronym CLI stands for:
Command Line Interface
Which of the following are properties of a strong password?
At least 10 characters long
A mix of upper and lower case
Social network like buttons can track your activity across the Internet.
Which of the following is a tool that helps you anonymize your Internet browsing?
The onion router
Participating in open source projects can improve your technical skills, even if it is not your day job.
The Creative Commons version of Public Domain licensing is:
No Rights Reserved
When choosing a distribution of Linux, you should consider:
Which distributions are supported by the software you need to run
If you need support on the distribution itself
The maintenance cycle of the distribution
Whether or not the distribution is under active development
Which management tools are provided by the distribution
Software is backward compatible if:
It still supports old file formats or applications
The command echo "text" >> file.txt will not overwrite file.txt if it already exists.
The command echo "text" > file.txt will not overwrite file.txt if it already exists.
The command echo "text" > file.txt will create file.txt if it does not already exist.
Which option for the wc command will print the total number of words in a file?
In the command tar czf foo.tar.gz bar, what is the purpose of the f flag?
Tells tar to write to the file that follows the flag
Which of the following commands can be used to compress a file?
The rm command can delete multiple files at once.
To move a page forward one at a time while viewing a man page, press the following:
After performing a search, you can use the ____ key to return to a previously found match:
To go to the next match of a search on a man page press:
To go to the end of an info page press:
When interpreting the SYNOPSIS of a command found on a man page, the "|" means:
option cannot be used in combination
The ls command without options or arguments...
will list files in the current directory
Which option can be used with the rm command to prompt before deleting?
Which of the following commands can be used to rename a file?
The touch command can be used to:
to create an empty file
create a file that can be populated. It will update the time stamp.
You try to compress a file that is already compressed. Which of the following statements is true?
will not make it smaller but if you compress and decompress using lossy you will eventually have something unrecognizable
The three main modes of tar are:
create, extract, and list
Which command can be used to print line numbers?
Apples OS X is:
Derived from FreeBSD
primarily a desktop OS
quite popular with video production
Runs on apple Hardware
Comes in desktop and server variants
Has powerful scripting capabilities
Other commercial Unixes:
runs on hardware from their creators
The difference between the GPL and LGPL licenses are:
..., WHat is pulse deficits?
Permissive free software licenses:
Are not approved by the FSF
Can allow software to be used inside closed source software
Your company makes a hardware firewall that runs a custom Linux kernel. What are your obligations under GPLv2?
you can redistribute but must give attribution
What can be done to prevent remote people from running programs on your computer?
Turn on a firewall
What one character treats the character that follows it as if it was surrounded by single quotes?
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