Chapter 19

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1. 

What is found in the /bin directory?

binary files or programs.

2. 

What does the command init 6 do?

reboot the system.

3. 

What is the shell command to activate your network card?

 ifconfig -up

4. 

What is in the /mnt directory?

temporary storage devices such as floppy drives and cd-roms.

5. 

What is /dev/fp0/ ?

the floppy drive.

6. 

Where would you look to change the message of the day?

/etc/motd

7. 

Why should an inexperienced person never alter anything in /etc/inittab?

it is where you configure the init process. misconfiguration of this process can cause your system to be completely unbootable.

8. 

What is the purpose of the pwd command?

to give the complete path to your current directory.

9. 

What command is used to see how much free memory you have on your system?

 free

Answers

1. 

Binary files or programs.

2. 

Reboot the system.

3. 

ifconfig -up

4. 

Temporary storage devices such as floppy drives and CD-ROMs.

5. 

The floppy drive.

6. 

/etc/motd

7. 

It is where you configure the init process. Misconfiguration of this process can cause your system to be completely unbootable.

8. 

To give the complete path to your current directory.

9. 

free



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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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