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December 16th 2013 Answers to the Quiz

Posted on 2013-12-29 21:51:51 +0000 by John

Here are the answers to the quiz:

  1. In which file might you find auto, user, defaults? /etc/fstab

  2. Who invented the compiler? Grace Hopper

  3. In which sort of file might you find a legend, a figure and some details? HTML5: they are all HTML tags.

  4. Who invented the Unix pipe? Doug McIlroy

  5. In which file might you find alert, warning and notice? /etc/syslog.conf or rsyslog.conf, etc. etc.

  6. Who coined the terms mill, store and cycle to describe aspects of computing?** Ada Lovelace**

  7. In which sort of file might you find chocolate, lavender and plum? CSS or SVG or certain other colour files.

  8. On which well-known operating system does the Common Unix Printing System not work? (pure) Unix; it works on BSD Unix, Linux and Windows.

  9. In which program might you use the option –i-am-a-dummy? MySQL or MariaDB; it is a synonym for –safe-updates.

  10. After whom is AWK named? Alfred Aho, Peter Weinberger, and Brian Kernighan