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040020106
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Network
and System Administration
2013
Dharmendra G. Bhatti
dgbhatti@utu.ac.in
Page
1
Module
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Linux Basics
Short Question
1.
What is a Linux distribution?
2.
What is Linux kernel?
3.
Give full form of RHELAP.
4.
What is Live CD?
5.
What is virtual machine?
6.
Which keys are used to launch a
virtual console from inside a Gnome or KDE GUI?
7.
How to return from virtual console to Linux GUI?
8.
What is Linux shell?
9.
Write full form of VNC and RDP.
10.
List at least two desktop sharing prototcols.
11.
Which server port number is used SSH?
12.
Explain ‘man’
command.
13.
Explain ‘whatis’ command.
14.
Explain ‘apropos’ command.
15.
What is
--
help switch?
16.
What is ‘ps’ command?
17.
Briefly explain ‘chmod’ command.
18.
Long Question
1.
Discuss different ways in which Linux distributions differ.
2.
Explain at least five Linux
distributions.
3.
Discuss various parameters for selecting Linux distribution.
4.
Explain major steps in Red Hat Enterprise Linux installation.
5.
Explain major steps in Ubuntu installation.
6.
With examples, explain each subpart of Linux command
-
line prompt.
7.
Explain
command history and autocompletion with respect to Linux command
-
line
prompt.
8.
Discuss Linux remote access in detail.
9.
Explain different ways to get help in Linux.
10.
What is deamon? List and explain at least three deamons.
11.
Discuss the functionalities provided
by ‘ps’ and ‘top’ commands.
12.
Explain Linux file types and file permissions in detail.
13.
Multiple
Choice Questions
1.
a)
True
F
ALSE
040020106
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Network
and System Administration
2013
Dharmendra G. Bhatti
dgbhatti@utu.ac.in
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1.
The Linux kernel contains software that allows you to make use of your hard disk drives,
network cards, RAM, and other hardware
components.
2.
The Debian Linux is a distribution jointly run by the community and Red Hat.
3.
Ubuntu is free and based on the Debian Linux platform.
4.
LVM allows you to manage disk volumes and extend, shrink, and change the size of your
disk partitions
on the
fly.
5.
The net installer provides your host with the basics it needs to boot and start the
installation process, and any additional software or applications are then downloaded
from online repositories.
6.
The ‘who’
command returns the name of the user you are
logged in as.
7.
The full form of SSH is Secure System Host.
8.
Remote connections using SSH are encrypted and require authentication, either a
password or public key cryptography.
9.
The apropos command searches a summary database of commands that is available on
most Linux distributions for a complete word match.
10.
In the Linux world, package managers are the equivalent of the Microsoft Windows Add
or Remove Programs tool.
11.
Fill in the blanks:
1.
The
___________
is the core of all computer operating systems and is usually the layer
that allows the operating system to interact with the hardware in
your computer.
2.
CentOS is a derivation of the
___________________
Linux platform.
3.
The
_____________ project
is a distri
bution jointly run by the community and Red Hat.
4.
The ___________ RHEL software allows the administrator to change the disk layout, add
new disk storage, or remove and repurpose disk storage to another part of the system
without having to rebuild the system
and reformat the underlying disks.
5.
The
____________
volume is disk space used to hold data that overflows from RAM.
6.
To launch a
__________________________
from inside a Gnome or KDE GUI, use the
key combination Ctrl+Alt and one of the F1 through F6 keys.
7.
The
__________
command returns the name of the user you are logged in as.
8.
SSH uses server port number _________.
9.
The
____________
command searches the whatis database but searches for strings
rather than complete words.
10.
On a Windows host, a lot of background activities and server applications run as
_____________
.
11.