Guide to Unix Using Linux Fourth Edition Chapter 1 Review Question Solutions

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Guide to UNIX Using Linux Fourth Edition Chapter 1 Solutions Answers to the Chapter 1 Review Questions 1. Your boss drops by your office in a hurry to ask you to attend a meeting at 10:30 on Friday morning and you can’t find a pen to make a note as a reminder. What Linux command can you use to make a quick note to store in a file called Meeting? Answer: b. cat > Meeting 2. Before you make the note in Question 1, you decide to determine Friday’s date, so that you can include it in your note. What Linux command can you use to quickly determine the Friday’s date? Answer: a. cal 3. While you are typing a command, you misspell the name of a file you want to specify with the command. Which of the following…show more content…
What key sequence can you use to repeat the last command, which was used to print the file? Answer: c. Press the up arrow key one time. 21. Your international company is scheduling a meeting among managers in Canada, the United States, Spain, Sweden, and Hong Kong on the basis of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). What command enables you to display the current time in GMT? Answer: b. date -u 22. How would you describe the purpose of the more command? Answer: The more command enables you to view a file’s contents by scrolling down. 23. What is the purpose of Telnet? Answer: Telnet can be used to connect a UNIX , Linux, or Windows PC to a remote computer. 24. You enter Cal on the command line to view a calendar but only see an error message. Explain why you got the error message. Answer: UNIX and Linux are case sensitive, so to display a calendar you must use the cal command and not Cal. 25. Explain how you can run more than one command on a single command line. Answer: To run more than one command on a single line, use the : (semicolon) character to separate each command. Hands-On Projects Tips and Solutions for Chapter 1 Project 1-1 In this project, students use Telnet in Windows 2000/XP/Vista to access a remote computer running UNIX/Linux. Students will need accounts on both the Windows 2000/XP/Vista

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