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Is Linux Unix?
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After the kernel is loaded, it calls the _________ daemon which is responsible for creating new processes.
Choose one:

a. inittab
b. sys.conf
c. init
d. syslog
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You wish to rotate all your logs weekly except for the /var/log/wtmp log which you wish to rotate monthly. How could you accomplish this.
Choose one:

a. Assign a global option to rotate all logs weekly and a local option to rotate the /var/log/wtmp log monthly.
b. Assign a local option to rotate all logs weekly and a global option to rotate the /var/log/wtmp log monthly.
c. Move the /var/log/wtmp log to a different directory. Run logrotate against the new location.
d. Configure logrotate to not rotate the /var/log/wtmp log. Rotate it manually every month.
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You have installed a new UPS (Uninterruptable Power Supply) and the powerd daemon. Which file should you use to define the steps to be taken in the case of a power failure?
Choose one:

a. /etc/ups.conf
b. /etc/inittab
c. /etc/power.conf
d. /etc/conf.ups
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Bob has created a new directory that will contain files that he and seven other users will be using for a new project. These eight users are the only members of the kickoff group. What does Bob need to do to give these users access to these files.
Choose one:

a. Change the group on the new directory to kickoff using the chgrp command.
b. Make each of the other seven users the owner of the files as they are created.
c. Give the others group the read and write permission to the directory.
d. Place the files in the ftp directory so each user can copy them to his own home directory.
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What command can you use to see the boot messages?
Choose one:

a. dmesg
b. cat kernel.messages
c. logview
d. man logs
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Which of the following would improve your ability to provide user support?
Choose one:

a. Create a directory containing instructions for using all installed applications.
b. Email your user's your office hours.
c. Whenever a user has a problem, fix it and leave.
d. Use as much technical language as possible when explaining what went wrong.
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Which package can you use to regulate which network traffic is allowed to enter a specific machine, but not on any other machines?


A) tcp_wrappers
B) ipchains
C) SOCKS 5
D) TCP/IP
E) ipfirewall
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Several of your users have been scheduling large at jobs to run during peak load times. How can you prevent anyone from scheduling an at job?
Choose one:

a. delete the file /etc/at.deny
b. create an empty file called /etc/at.deny
c. create two empty files: /etc/at.deny and /etc/at.allow file
d. create an empty file called /etc/at.allow
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In order to display the last five commands you have entered using the history command, you would type ___________.
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Which of the following commands will display a file one screen at a time?
Choose one:

a. less
b. page
c. tr
d. cat
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What is meant by sticky bit?
Choose one:

a. When set on a directory, then only the owner of a file can delete it.
b. When set on an executable, then any user can run the executable.
c. When set on a file, only the owner can see the file in a directory listing.
d. When set on a directory, then everyone has read, write and execute
permission on the files contained in that directory.
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In order to display the last five commands you have entered using the fc command, you would type ___________.
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What happens to your ipchains settings when you reboot a machine?

A) They are automatically saved.
B) They are automatically saved if you set them to be.
C) They cannot be saved.
D) They cannot be automatically saved unless you do something like make an alias for the shutdown routine that ensures this happens.
E) You have to specifically type out the command to save them each time.
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Which tasks is not necessary when creating a new user by editing the /etc/passwd file?
Choose one:
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Where is standard output usually directed?
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In Linux How to exclude ip from the given range please help me out
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You want to construct a regular expression that will match all lines that end with 'stuff'. Which of the following expressions will do this?
Choose one:

a. ^stuff
b. stuff$
c. $stuff
d. stuff^
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Please describe the main stages of a booting Linux machine (x86) to the login prompt?
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What command should you type to see all the files with an extension of 'mem' listed in reverse alphabetical order in the /home/ben/memos directory. op
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Payment of time- barred debt is: (a) Valid (b) Void (c) Illegal (d) Voidable
Consideration is defined in the Indian Contract Act,1872 in: (a) Section 2(f) (b) Section 2(e) (c) Section 2(g) (d) Section 2(d)
Which of the following is not an exception to the rule, "No consideration, No contract": (a) Natural love and affection (b) Compensation for involuntary services (c) Completed gift (d) Agency
Consideration must move at the desire of: (a) The promisor (b) The promisee (c) The promisor or any other party (d) Both the promisor and the promisee
An offer which is open for acceptance over a period of time is: (a) Cross Offer (b) Counter Offer (c) Standing Offer (d) Implied Offer
Specific offer can be communicated to__________ (a) All the parties of contract (b) General public in universe (c) Specific person (d) None of the above
_________ amounts to rejection of the original offer. (a) Cross offer (b) Special offer (c) Standing offer (d) Counter offer
A advertises to sell his old car by advertising in a newspaper. This offer is caleed: (a) General Offer (b) Special Offer (c) Continuing Offer (d) None of the above
In case a counter offer is made, the original offer stands: (a) Rejected (b) Accepted automatically (c) Accepted subject to certain modifications and variations (d) None of the above
In case of unenforceable contract having some technical defect, parties (a) Can sue upon it (b) Cannot sue upon it (c) Should consider it to be illegal (d) None of the above
If entire specified goods is perished before entering into contract of sale, the contract is (a) Valid (b) Void (c) Voidable (d) Cancelled
______________ contracts are also caled contracts with executed consideration. (a) Unilateral (b) Completed (c) Bilateral (d) Executory
A offers B to supply books @ Rs 100 each but B accepts the same with condition of 10% discount. This is a case of (a) Counter Offer (b) Cross Offer (c) Specific Offer (d) General Offer
_____________ is a game of chance. (a) Conditional Contract (b) Contingent Contract (c) Wagering Contract (d) Quasi Contract
There is no binding contract in case of _______ as one's offer cannot be constructed as acceptance (a) Cross Offer (b) Standing Offer (c) Counter Offer (d) Special Offer
An offer is made with an intention to have negotiation from other party. This type of offer is: (a) Invitation to offer (b) Valid offer (c) Voidable (d) None of the above
When an offer is made to the world at large, it is ____________ offer. (a) Counter (b) Special (c) General (d) None of the above
Implied contract even if not in writing or express words is perfectly _______________ if all the conditions are satisfied:- (a) Void (b) Voidable (c) Valid (d) Illegal
A specific offer can be accepted by ___________. (a) Any person (b) Any friend to offeror (c) The person to whom it is made (d) Any friend of offeree
An agreement toput a fire on a person's car is a ______: (a) Legal (b) Voidable (c) Valid (d) Illegal
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