|1.||What is free software? List three characteristics of free software.|
|2.||Why is GNU/Linux popular? Why is it popular in academia?|
|3.||What are multiuser systems? Why are they successful?|
|4.||What is the Free Software Foundation/GNU? Linux? Which parts of the GNU/Linux operating system did each provide? Who else has helped build and refine this operating system?|
|5.||In what language is GNU/Linux written? What does the language have to do with the success of GNU/Linux?|
|6.||What is a utility program?|
|7.||What is a shell? How does it work with the kernel? With the user?|
|8.||How can you use utility programs and a shell to create your own applications?|
|9.||Why is the GNU/Linux filesystem referred to as hierarchical?|
|10.||What is the difference between a multiprocessor ...|
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