linux study cards

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these are just to help me study for my linux+ exam 


 
  
Created Apr 24, 2010
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your a software developer, and you`ve just created a program that uses a new set of shared...
 
ldconfig

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Open source software is freeley developed and continuously improved by a large community of...
 
True
3
Linux is merely one product of open source development.True or False
 
True
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It is better to keep as many support modules in the kernel as possible.True or False
 
False
5
Each computer participating on the internet must have an IP addressTrue or False
 
True
6
It is difficult to port software designed for unix to linux.True or False
 
False
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A "____" is a piece of software that tells the operating system how to use a specific hardware...
 
device driver
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The "___" indicates the stability of a linux kernel.- major number- production kernel- minor...
 
minor number
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the concept of "___" enables software developers to read the source code of other peoples software,...
 
open source software
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"___" is software that is distributed free of charge, but the source code is not available-...
 
freeware
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the "___" stipulates that the source code of any software published under its license must...
 
GNU public license
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Consider the phrase "collaboration between several developers with a common need speeds up...
 
stability and security
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HOWTO documents are centrally collected by the "___"- linux documentation project- GNU project-...
 
Linux documentation project 
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which of the following is the greatest expense for companies using linux- software upgrades-...
 
hiring staff to maintain the system
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Solaris, HP-UX and AIX are all "___" of unix- versions- flavors- types- instances
 
flavors
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the source code for linux was released in - 1987- 1990- 1991- 1993
 
1991
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the core componet of the GUI in linux is referred to as - GNOME- KDE- Red Hat- X Windows
 
X windows
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A "___" is merely a compressed archive of files that usually contain scripts that install the...
 
tarball
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a "___" service provides an efficient method for transferring files over the internet.- FTP-...
 
FPT
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a "___" service allows users on a network to post messages in forums.- FTP- News- Web- DNS
 
News
21
companies and institutions using computers to perform extraordinary large calculations that...
 
supercomputer
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"___" consists of the physic components inside a computer and are electrical in nature
 
hardware
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the "___" is the core component of the linux operating system
 
lnux kernel
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linux kernel version 3.4.4 is a "___" kernel
 
production
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the ability for a computer to increase workload as the number of processes increases is known...
 
scaleability
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linux kernel version 3.5.4 is a "___" kernel
 
development
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linux kernel version 3.4.4 is a "___" kernel
 
stable
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Both stable and development kernels will have releases at various intervals True or False
 
True
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clock speed alone determines the speed in whic a computer can work-true-false
 
false
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almost all USB devides can be attached to the computer while it is on for the operating system...
 
true
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keyboards and mice are devices that facilitate user input and direction-true-false
 
true
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any operating system can be installed on any computer, regardless of the computers hardware.-true-false
 
false
33
asymmetric multiprocessing (known as ASMP)
 
an ASMP system assigns certain tasks only to certain processors
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Symmetric multiprocessing (known as SMP)
 
involves a multiprocessor computer hardware architecture where two or more identical...
35
The ____ stores information for retrieval in a separate computer chip that is connected to...
 
level 2 (L2) cache
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____ refers to a system in which each processor is given a certain role or set of tasks to...
 
ASMP

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