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Why is Linux popular? Why is it particularly popular in academia?
Why is the Linux filesystem referred to as hierarchical? Linux is popular because it is not only consistent of multiple free distribtuions, but its popular in academics because the source code is easily available. It arranges files in a directory then places those files in another directory and repeats this process until it reaches the root directory
What is the difference between a multiprocessor and a multiprocessing system?
Multiprocessor is when a computer has more than one processor to do the work, Multiprocessing is when one processor does multiple jobs at once.
Where on the disk should you put your /boot partition or the root (/) partitionif you do not use a /boot partition?
Depending on the age of the system, before / was placed within the readable area, now the systems arent limited
When does a Linux system start X by default?
Depending on the users OS setup, X is automatically after other daemons are started.
Why would you place /var at the start of the disk?
It contains recent modified or changed files allowing them to be accessed faster in less time.
What is Konqueror?
What is a utility program?
What is a shell?
A web browser and file manager that provides file viewer options.
Provides file management capabilities for the system
Software that provides user interface with the OS
Would you set up a GUI on a server system? Why or why not?
What is a terminal emulator?
Which commands can you use to determine who is logged in on a specific