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Chapter 1 Review Question – Intro To Linux Pages 1-20 – 1-21

Chapter 1 Review Question – Intro To Linux Pages 1-20 – 1-21

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Chapter 1Review Question ± Intro To LinuxPages1-20±1-21 Peter Albright 06.01.

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1. On what hardware platforms does Linux Run? a. Available on nearly all hardware platforms in use 2. What¶s the Linux Kernel? a. It¶s the software components that provide the core set of operation system functions. 3. Name a. b. c. at least three Linux distros in common use. Ubuntu Red Hat Fedora GPL software has to be given away; companies can¶t charge money for

4. True or False? it.

5. Let¶s say you modify a GPL program, such as Linux. According to the licensing model, what must you do if you redistribute the modified software? a. Include a copyright notice, exclusion of warranty, and a copy of the GPL b. Include the source code or an offer to make the source code available. 6. Is GPL software freeware? a. No 7. Is GPL software public domain software? a. No 8. True or False? 9. True or False? Only the government can create public domain resources. Installing Linux always begins with burning an ISO image to a disc.

10. You¶re about to download a Linux installation image. You want to install it unto an AMD-based ³clone´ computer. Could you use a file named i386.iso? a. Yes, however if the distribution has an AMD version, you could/should use it. 11. You¶re inherited a computer running an old version of Debian and want to install a new version of Ubuntu. You¶ve downloaded the ISO file. Do you need a third-party utility to burn a disc from that file? a. No. Most Linux has ISO burning utilities included 12. A _journaled_ file system is one that logs changes before actually committing them to a disk. 13. What¶s the practical result of this statements? Ext3 volumes use 32-bit namespaces, and ext4 volumes us 64-bit namespaces. a. The ext4 supports larger volumes and files

Different file types on each. when necessary. What¶s the benefit of creating separate root and swap partitions on the same physical drive? a.2011 14. 15. Improves performance 16.Chapter 1Review Question ± Intro To LinuxPages1-20±1-21 Peter Albright 06. .01. you log onto Linux using a(n) _Normal_ user account and then use a command to operate temporarily as a(n) _Admin_ account. In most cases. What¶s the benefit of creating separate root and swap partitions on the separate physical drives? a.

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