Linux Interview Questions and Answers for Freshers - 1

Question: 1

What is a file, a record and a field?

File is a collection of records.

A record gives information about an entity

A record consists of fields.

Question: 2

What is the System requirement for Linux?

In its simplest format, Linux can run effectively requiring just 4 MB of memory. It is amazing that this operating system with all its features, occupies such a small memory. This has not affected its stability or speed.

Question: 3

How did Linus called his Operating System?

Linus Torvalds decided to develop an effective PC version of Unix for Minux users. He called it Linux by combining his first name with the last letter of Unix (also Minix). Linux version 0.11 was released in the year 1991.

Question: 4

What is a path name?

A path name by listing each directory in the path, separated by a forward slash. A slash before the first directory in the path, represents the root. Path name also applies to files. The file is created Expand pwd.

Pwd-print working directory (or) path of working directory (or) the present working directory.

Question: 5

What is cat command?

The cat command lets the cat (contents of the file) out of the bag (file). The cat command shows the contents of the specified file normally on the screen.   If the file is lengthy, it will run so quickly, what we see, in the end, is the last page.

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