Testing Linux skills

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Mon Jan 16 21:38:39 MST 2006


Jason Holt wrote:
> 
> On Mon, 16 Jan 2006, bibhor dhungel wrote:
> 
>> Hi all,
>> After being familiar with Linux for more than a year I want to test 
>> how much
>> I have learned and what more I need to know. Is there a book, test or 
>> link
>> to help me identify these needs?
> 
> 
> Start looking through /usr/bin/ and see how many of the programs you can 
> identify.

That's the strategy I've used, although I can hardly keep up:

# ls -l /usr/bin|wc -l
2968

Start with /bin, since it's smaller and more fundamental.  A Linux 
sysadmin should be familiar with nearly everything in /bin.

Shane



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