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Open source means:
You can view the software's source code
You can modify the software's source code
Most of the tools that are part of Linux systems come from:
The GNU project
The Linux platform that runs on mobile phones is called:
The bootloaders job is to:
Load the kernel after the computer is powered on
UNIX was originally invented at:
AT&T Bell Labs
Which distributions are made by, or clones of, Red Hat?
Fedora & CentOS
Open source licenses differ, but generally agree that:
You should have access to the source code of software
You should be able modify the software as you wish
Software is backward compatible if:
It still supports old file formats or applications
Apples OS X is:
Certified as UNIX compatible
Derived from FreeBSD
Only compatible with Apple hardware
Other commercial Unixes:
Are tied to their vendor's hardware
Are UNIX certified
The Samba application is a:
Which of the following pieces of software deal with file sharing?
POP and IMAP are related to:
Which of the following are examples of text editors?
The two main families of Linux shells are:
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
Who founded the Open Source Initiative?
A generic term for Open Source and Free Software is:
Which of the following is provided by a graphical interface that isnt normally provided to a non graphical interface?
A server is likely to be running in graphical mode.
Which of the following are traits of a multiuser operating system?
Many users can log in simultaneously with a unique account
Users can protect their information from other users
Resources are shared between users
A single host can be split up into multiple guests
In virtualization, what are the host and guest?
The host is the machine that runs the virtual machines
A guest is a virtual machine
Which of the following are traits of cloud computing?(pick2)
You pay for what you use
The resources are virtualized
You can configure your computer to check for updates automatically.
What are tradeoffs of increasing the level of privacy you have in your web browser?
Sites may not work properly
You may have to explicitly permit some cookies to be saved
Social network like buttons can track your activity across the Internet.
What can be done to prevent remote people from running programs on your computer?
Turn on a firewall
Use strong passwords on all user accounts
Select all the applications that provide access to the Command Line Interface (CLI)?
Which environment variable contains a list of directories that is searched for commands to execute?
Select the command that can report the location of a command:
A pair of double quotes ( " ) will prevent the shell from interpreting any metacharacter.
Using a pair of back quotes ( ` ) will cause a shell to execute the back-quoted text as a command and substitute the output back into the original command.
Which of the following are glob characters?
The asterisk "*"
The question mark "?"
The square brackets "[" and "]"
The double ampersand characters ( && ) are used to separate commands to be executed conditionally, where if the command to the left of the ampersands fails, then the command to the right of the ampersands will be executed.
To be able to output messages to the screen, use the _______ command:
The shell program interprets the commands you type into the terminal, into instructions that the Linux operating system can execute.
What one character treats the character that follows it as if it was surrounded by single quotes?
The command man -k is the same as the command apropos.
Which two pager commands are used by the man command to control movement within the document?
more and less
The statement that describes the difference between a man page and an info page is:
The info page is like a guide; a man page is a more concise reference.
In order to exit viewing a man page, press:
To get help on using the info command, execute:
To exit the info page, press:
In order to search an info page, the first key to press is:
To go to the end of an info page, press:
After performing a search, you can use the ____ key to return to a previously found match:
To move a page forward one at a time while viewing a man page, press the following:
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