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

HCL, Vedam,

18 16219

Which partitions might you create on mail server HDDs other than the root, swap and boot partitions?

1 3400

Which partitioning tool is available in all distributions?

2 3391




Which file defines all users on your system?

8 6931

Do you know the correct sequence of fields in /etc/passwd file?

2 3453

When you create a new partition, in what terms you need to designate its size

2 3053

What file defines the levels of messages written to system log files?

2 5223

List all the files with ‘.mem’ extension in reverse alphabetical order in a particular directory?

HCL,

2 5357




How do you change permissions on a directory of file?

4 4338

How can you view a file?

5 3382

Explain the read, write, and execute permissions on a UNIX directory

3 3832

Where is standard output usually directed?

2 3393

What account is created when you install Linux?

7 10907

Why you shouldn’t use the root login?

2 3557

How big should the swap-space partition be?

7 4687


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Un-Answered Questions { Linux General }

How to make usb bootable?

77


What does sar provide? Where are sar logs stored?

68


Why we use shell scripting in linux?

43


Who invented semaphore?

43


Is mac a linux?

37






Does linux make money?

33


What is the main difference between yum & rpm?

55


Search for: is windows 10 better than linux?

33


Is linux really better than windows?

34


How you can view the text file using terminal?

48


Which mint linux is best?

34


Why linux is the most secure?

33


What linus torvalds created?

43


What is the maximum length for any file name under linux?

44


Can I run freenas with 4gb ram?

55