Chapter 18

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1. 

What is the primary difference between ping and traceroute?

 ping tells you if an ip is reachable, traceroute tells you how it was reached.

2. 

What does the finger command do?

provide information about a user account.

3. 

What is the Windows equivalent for the diff command?

 comp

4. 

What is the difference between the diff command and the cmp command?

the diff command performs a byte-by-byte comparison, the cmp command performs a textual comparison.

5. 

What is the difference between the ps command and the top command?

the top command provides a great deal more information.

6. 

What does the head command do?

it returns the first several lines of a file.

7. 

What is the loopback address?

127.0.0.1; it is a dummy address that points to your nic and is used for testing the nic.

Answers

1. 

ping tells you if an IP is reachable, traceroute tells you how it was reached.

2. 

Provide information about a user account.

3. 

comp

4. 

The diff command performs a byte-by-byte comparison, the cmp command performs a textual comparison.

5. 

The top command provides a great deal more information.

6. 

It returns the first several lines of a file.

7. 

127.0.0.1; it is a dummy address that points to your NIC and is used for testing the NIC.



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Moving From Windows to Linux
Moving From Windows To Linux (Charles River Media Networking/Security)
ISBN: 1584502800
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 247
Authors: Chuck Easttom

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