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Linux Essentials for Cybersecurity, First Edition by William Rothwell, Denise Kinsey

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Appendix A Answers to Review Questions

Chapter 1

1.    A file system is a structure that is used to organize files and directories in an operating system.

2.    C

3.    D

4.    A shell program provides a command-line interface to the Linux operating system.

5.    A virtual machine is an operating system that thinks it is installed natively, but it is actually sharing a system with a host operating system.

Chapter 2

1.    The rm -r command can be used to delete a directory and all its contents.

2. 

3. 

4.    The -l option to the ls command will display a file’s permissions.

5.    The file command will tell you what sort of contents a file contains.

Chapter 3

1.    The / character can be used while viewing a man page in order to search for a term ...

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