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Linux Interview Questions – Linux Commands – 2

This set of Linux / Unix questions and answers focuses on various Linux administration commands. It will be useful for anyone learning basic Linux Administration. 1. Which command is used to display the octal value of the text a) octal b) text_oct c) oct d) od View Answer Answer:d 2. Which command is used to […]

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Linux Interview Questions – Linux Commands – 1

This set of Linux / Unix multiple choice questions and answers focuses on various Linux commands and their command line options & parameters. It will be useful for anyone learning Linux Basics, Essentials and/or Fundamentals. 1. The dmesg command a) Shows user login logoff attempts b) Shows the syslog file for info messages c) kernel […]

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Linux Interview Questions – Linux Environment – 3

This set of Linux / Unix interview questions and answers focuses on various Unix administration commands. It will be useful for anyone learning basic Unix Administration as well as preparing for interviews on Unix. 1. SVR4 was developed by a) Sun Microsystems b) AT&T c) University of Berkeley d) Sun and AT&T jointly View Answer […]

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Linux Interview Questions – Linux Environment – 2

This set of Linux / Unix questions and answers is useful for accessments, entrace exams and other competitive exams on Linux. 1. Solaris is the name of a flavor of UNIX from a) HP b) IBM c) Digital Equipment Corp d) Sun Microsystems View Answer Answer:d 2. Which of the following is “NOT” a UNIX […]

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Linux Interview Questions – Linux Environment – 1

This set of Linux / Unix questions and answers is useful for various certification exams on Linux like Redhat certification exam, Ubuntu/SuSE certification exam, LPI certification exam, etc. 1. To increase the response time and throughput, the kernel minimizes the frequency of disk access by keeping a pool of internal data buffer called a) Pooling […]

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Linux Interview Questions – Part 8

Q1. You have a file (say virgin.txt). You want this file to be alter-proof so that no one can edit or delete this file, not even root. What will you do? Answer : In order to make this file immune to editing and deleting we need to use command “chattr”. Chattr changes the attributes of […]

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Linux Interview Questions – Part 7

1. How will you suspend a running process and put it in the background? Answer : In order to suspend a running process/job and put it in the background we need to use the key combination Ctrl+z. 2. What are the minimum number of partitions required to install Linux and How will you check boot […]

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Linux Interview Questions – Part 6

1. What is Exim Service? What is the purpose of this Service? Answer : Exim is an Open Source Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) which deals with routing, receiving and delivering of Electronic Mail. Exim service serves to be a great replacement of sendmail service which comes bundled with most of the distro. 2. What is […]

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Linux Interview Questions – Part 5

1. Let’s say you maintains a backup on regular basis for the company you are working. The backups are maintained in Compressed file format. You need to examine a log, two months old. What would you suggest without decompressing the compressed file? Answer : To check the contents of a compressed file without the need […]

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Linux Interview Questions – Part 4

1. You need to define a macro, a key binding for the existing command. How would you do it? Answer : There is a command called bind, in bash shell which is capable of defining macro, or binding a key. In order to bind a key with an existing command, we need to generate Character […]