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  1. #1

    Editing In Linux

    Can someone help with these coursework questions.

    (4) What is the main difference between the df and du commands?

    (5) Try typing the
    % du s /etc
    write the output.

    (6) Execute the following command sequence:
    % cd
    % mkdor temp
    % cp /etc/passwd temp
    % chmod 400 temp
    If you were now to execute the command ls temp what would you expect the output to be?

    (7) What would you expect to obtain from executing the command ls l temp? Did you obtain what you expected? If not, why not?

    Any answers would be apreciated, Thanks!

  2. #2
    Linux Engineer
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    Read the rules for this site. Gotta do your own homework.
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    Vector Linux SOHO 7

  3. #3
    Linux Guru Cabhan's Avatar
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    Jan 2005
    Seattle, WA, USA
    Um...first off, do your own homework (as retired1af said).

    Second, why not just open your terminal and run the commands?

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    London, UK
    topic locked, do your own homework.

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