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49 Cards in this Set

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What is considered "best practice" for gaining root access?
using su
What is the prompt character for most users?
What is the prompt character for root?
What is an xterm?
a terminal session within X Windows
What method does a terminal with a diskless or ethernet client use to receive the kernel from the server?
What additional package may be used to support the creation of terminals for LTSP?
What is the Linux Terminal Server Project package name?
Which lts_core package file aids starting the DHCP service?
What process must start first?
What is init's PID?
Who can log in with init level 1?
What is init level 2?
multi-user without remote file sharing
What is init level 3?
multi-user with NFS
What is init level 4?
user-defined (not used by default)
What do "S" and "K" stand for when naming scripts?
startup and kill
What three commands can be used to safely shut down a system?
shutdown, halt, and reboot
What file defines the printers that lpd will spool for?
Where is the print spool directory usually located?
What two files are created when a print job is received?
a control file with an extension of .cf, and a print file with extension .df
What command is used to control operation of printers?
What is lprm used for?
removing jobs from print queues
What command will tell fsck to fix errors without intervention?
fsck -a
What is the sequence of events for scheduling an "at" job?
#> at <time/date>
at> <command(s)>
at> <ctrl-d>
What does at do after running a job?
mails the output results to the creator
What does at do after running a job?
mails the output results to the creator
What command is used to monitor current at jobs?
Where are at jobs stored?
What command is used to remove an at job?
What do the first five columns of a crontab file indicate?
minute, hour, day of month, month, day of week
Where is the "Message of the Day" stored?
What command will install package.rpm?
rpm -i package.rpm
What option in fdisk will display the partition table?
fdisk -p
What command is used to upgrade an RPM package?
rpm -U
What command is used to enable an ethernet interface that has already been configured?
ifconfig <interface> up
What command will open and decompress a tar.gz file?
tar -zxvf <filename>
What command is used to identify running processes?
What command is used to determine the last user to log on?
What file does last use?
What file does last use?
What command is used to send a process to the background?
What log tracks kernel and system errors?
What command will display real-time information on running processes and their resources?
What command will show processes in a tree format?
What does getty do?
provides logins from terminals
What is the default ps output?
processes owned by the current user
What command can be used to see all running processes?
ps -e
What does ps -u do?
shows processes run by a particular user
What does ps -f do?
displays a detailed listing of running processes
How can a process be sent to the background as it is started?
append an ampersand to the command