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A Practical Guide to Red Hat® Linux® 8 by Mark G. Sobell

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Advanced Exercises

10.Four of the following five filenames contain special characters:
									"\abc
									"abc"
									'abc'
									ab*c
									abc
								
  1. Show how to create files with these names.

  2. Give commands to remove the first four files, leaving only abc .

11.You saw that man pages for write appear in sections 1 and 2 of the system manual. Explain how you can determine what sections of the system manual contain a manual page with a given name.
  1. Using man

  2. Using xman

Which do you think makes this task easier: man or xman? Explain.

12.How many man pages are in the Devices subsection of the system manual? (Hint: Devices is a subsection of Special Files.)

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