Linux+ Review Set 2

The concept of ____ enables software developers to read other developers’ source code, modify that source code to make the software better, and redistribute that
Open Source Software
The ____ stipulates that the source code of any software published under its license must be freely available.
GNU General Public License
Consider the phrase “collaboration between several developers with a common need speeds up software creation, and when bugs in the software are found by these
users, bug fixes are created very quickly” from the chapter. This statement describes which advantage of the Linux operating system?
Stability and security
HOWTO documents are centrally collected by the
Linux Documentation Project
Which is the greatest expense for companies using Linux?
Hiring people to maintain the Linux system
the source code for Linux was released in
1991
The core component of the GUI in Linux is referred to as
XWindows
An ______service allows users to post messages in forums
News
An_______ service provides an efficient method for transferring files over the Internet
FTp
Because you need to document so many pieces of hardware and software information, you should create a _____________ that contains all important installation information as well as hardware information.
preinstallation checklist
During Linux installation, you need to configure a minimum of ______accounts
two
The _____ directory contains system commands and utilities
/usr
the shell that is used by default in Linux is the ____ shell
BASH
which Linux command gets you out of your current shell
exit
The command that displays the calendar for the current month is
cal
____is the metacharacter for command termination
;
To find all of the command that have the word “list” in their name or description, you would type________
man -k list
to move from the /home/joe/test/data to the /home/joe directory, use the _________command
cd ../ ..
If you type enough unique letters of a directory and press____ key, the BASH shell will find the intended file or directory being specified and fill in the appropriate information
TAB
Most files on a Linux system that contain configuration information are________ files
text
The __command can be used to provide a long listing for each file in a certain directory.
ls -l
using wildcard meta-characters, how can one indicate a number is either 1, 2, 3, or 4?
[1-4]
to display the contents of a file called data, use the command
cat data
which is an extended regular expression meta-character/
{}
the___ regular expression meta-character matches 0 or more occurrences of the previous character
*
the _ can be used with LISP artificial intelligence programming language and supports hundreds of keyboard functions like the vi editor
Emacs editor
the ___ editor is functionally analogous to the Windows Wordpad and Notepad editors
gedit
In the FHS, the _____directory contains most system commands and utilities
/bin
Copying a file can be accomplished using the ________ command
cp
In a file’s mode if a permission is unavailable, a(n) character replaces its position in the mode
to set all of the special permissions on a certain file or directory, you can use the command_where name is the name of the file or directory
chmod 7777 name
the ____device file represents the second serial port on the system (COM2)
/dev/tty2
if you do not know the type, major, or minor number of a device, you can use the _command to recreate teh device bsaed on the common name
mknod
CD-ROMs typically use the ____ filesytem type
iso9660
Data is read off of hard disks in concentric circles called
tracks
you can edit the quotas for certain users by using the _ command
edquota
If a Linux installation ends abnormally and the screen displays a “fatal signal_” error message, it indicates an error know as a segmentation fault
11
___ installation log files is/are created by the Fedora installation program
two
the file descriptor stderr is represented by the number
You can redirect a file to the standard input of command using the ______metacharaccter
<
the _command counts the number of lines, words, and characters in a file
wc
The __command can be used to extract, manipulate and format ext using pattern-action statments
awk
Most configuration files on Linux systems are delimited using ___characters
:
to see a list of the environment variables an their current values on a system, you can use the __ command
set
the ___ environment file is always executed immediately after login for all user s on the system, and sets most environment variables, such as HOME and PATh
/etc/profile
If you have __permission to a shell script, you can execute the shell script like any other executable program on the system
read and execute
The _______ escape sequence represents a form feed
f
after the entries in /etc/inittab have been execute,d the _ file is executed to perform tasks that must occur after system startum
/etc/rc.d/rc.local
_____________ is a freely available version of X Windows used in many Linux distros
FreeX86
If your system uses the X.org implementation of X Windows, the mouse, keyboard, monitor, and video adapter card information is stored in the _ file in text format
/etc/X11/xorg.conf