Unix Interview Questions
Questions Answers Views Company eMail

how will you login one server's shell prompt to an another server?

Perot Systems, Cosmic Infotech,

5 5041

how will you convert a general file to a hidden file?

4 6711

hi i have directories within the directory. Now i want to copy the directory along with all directories included in it to one location by using copy command? what is the command

ACS, Span Systems,

2 4860

What is the different between UNIX command and UNIX shell script?

2 3267

to list a particular line in the file

5 3875

what is the cmd to display the last exit status in UNIX?

Syntel, MEIT,

5 7408

what is the cmd to remove the comment lines from a file and to display the original text without comments? thanks in advance......

5 5535

What is an Unix command to convert HEX value to ASCII value located in any flat file.

2 6970

How can i know my Filesystem and its current usage in my prod UNIX system?


4 8371

I am new to Unix and Unix Shell scripting could you guide me on how to go about these subjects and where to start from with concern to Oracle?. I also would like to know where does UNIX shell Scripting help in terms of development of a application in Oracle? I have no clue in the subject so do help me. Thank You Neelima


Interviewer: Lets say there is a partition of 100GB. When i tried to create a file using touch command, under any directory, it was unable to create the file- '100% full disk space'. I calculated the size of each and every directory on that partition mannually by adding each file size & in came out to be total size 50GB. Then where is the remaining 50GB ? why it is showing disk space 100% full in 'df -h' command?


2 4784

A file has 1000 lines and i want to display only 1st line how to do it? pls ..tel me


7 7393

What is the difference between pipe and xargs?

CTS, Amazon,

2 8397

How to find the files that are accessed before 10 minutes?


4 8304

By using which command we can find the CPU utilization time?


7 8538

Un-Answered Questions { Unix }

what is the time for incident, problem and change management tickets?


What is ant_build.sh? Have u seen that file?


If Media Server fails. What are the steps to be followed? Can anyone please reply for this question Thanks, Ganesh


"ls" command is showing all the subdirectoary and files which are present in the current directoary, i want to cut only directoary name. How to cut only name ?


how to sort the content of the file based on numeric values


I have one flat file,in this file how many columns are there i don't know,but one ename column is there , just i want to cut the surname, so how to cut the surname, any one know the answer please guide me ? ename ----- tapan kumar nayak bala murugan kutal chkrobarthy biswo My output is like that OUTPUT ------ nayak murugan chakrobarthy biswo


Is there any advantage to handling the signal, rather than just ignoring it and checking for the EPIPE error? Are there any useful parameters passed to the signal catching function?


what is difference between milestone and run-levels in Solaris ?


i m putting 2.6yrs fake exp in oracle/unix production support i want to know some real time issues,like tell me the challenging issue u ever faced? my project is credit card application plz help me!


What are the main differences between Apache 1.x and 2.x?


What are the pros/cons of select(), non-blocking I/O and SIGIO?


Am using Mac OS 10.4.11 on an Imac (PPC) Internal hard disk got named disk0s3 and will not mount. What commands can be used in TERMINAL to rename the internal hard disk to C96?


I want to invest in learning things that will get me good jobs in future. But wondering if Unix knowledge is something that is a MUST have or is it better to do any Data-warehouse tool (cognos, Qclik view, ETL etc..). Please suggest me.


. Using sed and grep, write a command which lists files and directories with following properties: (i) created in 1999 (ii) with user's as owner and group


How do I use TCP_NODELAY?