Linux AllOther Interview Questions
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What is the difference between an argument and an option/switch?

Wipro,

3 20541

What is the difference between home directory and working directory?

Accenture, Flexi,

9 14237

Which directory is closer to the top of the file system tree, parent directory or current directory?

3 3943




How can you see all mounted drives?

10 48629

tell me some of the Linux HotKeys do you know?

3 5225

What are RPM?s, what do they offer?

2 6380

How does the boot process[init levels] work on Linux? How is it different from Solaris?

3 10715

Who owns the data dictionary?

2 7645




Where is standard output usually directed?

2 5943

You want to create a compressed backup of the users' home directories. What utility should you use?

5 6701

What utility can you use to automate rotation of logs?

2 5505

What command can you use to review boot messages?

5 11238

What is the minimum number of partitions you need to install Linux?

30 31042

What is the name and path of the main system log?

3 8931

What text filter can you use to display a binary file in octal numbers?

1 3798


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Un-Answered Questions { Linux AllOther }

Why is it suggested to disable journalism in ext4 filesystem?

1952


As a system admin i want to know some things what are the troubleshooting issues we are facing frequently and what are the tickets will be raised.

137


What is Hard mount and soft Mount?

366


what is the gate of ftp server in redhat linux?

468


i installed clustering packages.When i try to run it getting LUCI error...what is it..??

1038


why /etc/shadow file do not have any permission ?

89


What is the difference between ext3 and ext4?

1061


How to catagories tickets in RHEL, which tickets are belong to PROBLEM, INCIDENT and CHANGE management? please given to me with examples

408


I want to configure production interface and manage interface, how to configure both interfaces in Linux. please post the answers

446


1. User gaves df -h and the system get hanged. why ? 2. what is the hardlink and softlink mount ? 3. why is portmape should be started ? 4. what is nologin option 5. how to restrict users from accessing nfs ? 6. what is the difference between cpio and tar 7. what are the kernel parameters ? how to find out it ? 8. why we use sysctl.conf ? 9. if we gives init1 from multiuser runlevel, will it affect other users who already logged in to the system ? 10. what will be the available space to use after configuering raid5 with 5 disks each having 5gb spce ?

1323


what is difference between  TFTP abd FTP?

496


This question is belong to linux support. "one of my customer told to me, my application is getting slow response". how to resolve the issue. what are the steps you will follow to resolve the issue.

479


How to Trouble shoot performance issue in RHEL administration ? please give to one example

674