Linux General Interview Questions
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You have a file called phonenos that is almost 4,000 lines long. What text filter can you use to split it into four pieces each 1,000 lines long?

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Please write a loop for removing all files in the current directory that contains a word ‘log’?

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How do you list all files in a directory, including the hidden files?

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You want to search for sale and sales. What regular expression should you use?

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How environment variable is set so that the file permission can be automatically set to the newly created files?

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What are the partitions created on the mail server hard drive?

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Which shell do you assign to a pop3 mail-only account?

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How do you create a new user account?

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What are the qualities of soft links?

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How shadow passwords are given?

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Difference between home directory and working directory?

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How secured is linux? Explain.

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

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How to change window manager by editing your home directory?

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How documentation of an application is stored?

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Un-Answered Questions { Linux General }

What can you do with arch linux?

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What is semaphore in unix example?

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What is the basic difference between bash and dos?

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What is the latest linux kernel?

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Suppose your company is recently switched from microsoft to linux and you have some ms word document to save and work in linux, what will you do?

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How to copy text to clipboard?

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How OS communicates with program when it crashes in Linux?

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What is mutex c#?

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The advantage of using NFS rather than Samba for file sharing in Linux is

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Who owns linux?

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Why linux is used?

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What is lilo how is it useful in linux?

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Is semaphore still used today?

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How to see the list of mounted devices on linux?

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What is linux and how do you use it?

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