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J-3839[S-8031] [2037]
ADHNT (Semester - 2nd)
Time : 03 Hours Maximum Marks : 75
Instruction to Candidates:
1) Section - A is compulsory.
2) Attempt any Nine questions from Section - B.

Section - A

Q1) (15 x 2 = 30)

a) Briefly explain the meaning of the command is > list.
b) Why the Shell is called the command interpreter?
c) Why are many Linux commands designed to perform simple rather than
complex tasks?
d) Explain the significance of terms mailbox and mbox.
e) Where is the password stored in Linux and in what form?
f) Which important file attributes changes when you copy a file from other
user’s home directory?
g) How will you obtain the complete listing of all files and directories in the
whole system and save output in a file?
h) How can you abort an editing session?
i) How will you display all the running processes in the system?
j) What is a trash?
k) What is Linux file system?
l) Define su command.
m) What are system logs?
n) Explain the command who and pwd.
o) Explain mkdir and rmdir command.

Section - B

(9 x 5 = 45)
Q2) What is pipe? What is the importance of pipe in Linux? Explain.

Q3) Briefly explain the concept of mounting and unmounting file system in Linux.

Q4) What is a service? How can you start and close any service in Linux?

Q5) What is a process? How can you start, suspend and kill a process?

Q6) What is vi editor? What are different operating modes? How can you open,
save and close a file in Linux?

Q7) What are different important steps for installing Linux?

Q8) What is Boot Loader? What is its significance? Explain.

Q9) What is shell? What are its uses?

Q10) Explain Shell programming.

Q11) What are differences between Home directory and Current Working

Q12) Differentiate between rights and permissions.

Q13) How multiple windows can be controlled and managed in Linux?


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