In a preboot menu, you want to use your wireless keyboard. You want to select an option, but only the keyboard attached to the laptop works. What do you do?
Can you boot the laptop without a USB splitter attached? If a four-port USB splitter is plugged in, this may interfere in the preboot menu with your ability to use a wireless keyboard.
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You try to start the Docker service (e.g., with sudo systemctl start docker). You get this error: “Failed to start docker.service. Unit docker.socket is masked”
What should you do?
Possible solution #1
sudo systemctl unmask docker.socket
sudo systemctl unmask docker.service
This solution was adapted from this blog.
Possible solution #2
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You have some rectangular icon image files that are advertisements. You want to post them for your advertiser in your WordPress website. What should you do?
Possible Solution #1 (if you can provide CSS code)
1. Log into WordPress
2. Appearance -Themes
3. Find which theme is active and click “Customize”.
4. Click “Additional CSS”
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You want to know about the FHS in Linux. You see the /media directory (aka partition). What usually goes into /media?
CD-ROMs, DVD-ROMS, floppy disks etc. It is an optional directory that some Linuxes don’t have. Page 212 of CompTIA Linux+ Complete Study Guide (by Roderick W. Smith published in 2010) by Sybex has more information
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You run java commands but you get the error “/usr/bin/java no such file or directory.” What should you do?
Possible Solution #1
Possible Solution #2
You may have deleted a linked file. To find the destination file, run this:
sudo find / -name java -type f
Based on the results,
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You want to learn what signals your Linux server has (such as hang-up, interrupt, stop, kill etc.). How do you list the signals that are available to you?
Run this command:
fuser –list-signals …
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You have heard about type 1 and type 2 companies. What are the differences?
We think that they are modes rather than types.
Gartner uses a word called “bimodal” to describe different patterns in the I.T. industry. Mode 1 refers to highly regulated environments whereas mode 2 refers to experimental, bleeding-edge environments. Thus a financial institution with private records would be an example of a mode 1 business.
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You want your entire hard disk to have encryption. You want to install Ubuntu Linux with partitions. What do you do?
Follow these directions, but make sure the second partition (with GRUB) uses 80 MB. To do this, mentally find this command “sgdisk –new=2:0:+2M $DEV” here:
When you get to that command,
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