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Junior Systems Administrator was asked...November 16, 2014

Do you have experience in altering the Linux kernel?

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You poor fuc*ker.

Any new interview experience? I am having a skype interview soon with them would like to prepare about it... Less

The sad part is that I'm about 90% sure that their definition of "altering the linux kernel" is editing the kernel cmdline in grub at boot-time. Less

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what do you know about cpanel?

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study the links and things they send you. & you will be just fine.

"It's a control panel" This is such an open ended question and its a joke that they have to send you material to leaf over as it pretty much ensures you'll get the job. "Here, memorize this" Less

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What is mkfs command

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Make file system

It is a formatting command

Trace3

How do you handle stress?

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I run marathons.

Bicycle

Vox Media

A user comes up to you and says that his MacBook Pro is running very slowly. All he has open is Chrome and a Twitter app. What do you check first?

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Open activity monitor or top and see what process is causing the system to run slow. Less

Check how many tabs the user has open in Chrome.

Washington Athletic Club

How would you troubleshoot a user not being able to print?

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The cause will typically be one of three causes: 1: the printer is offline or otherwise having trouble, such as no toner or out of paper 2: there is a network connectivity problem between the user and the printer 3: the user has the incorrect printer driver installed, or selected the incorrect network printer to print to. To troubleshoot, try the following: 1: have they ever been able to print to the printer in question? if so, when was the last time they were able to print, and what has changed since then. Also, can anyone else print to the printer in question? 2: General network trouble shooting applies. Can they get to any network resources? Trying to ping the address of the printer is a good idea or a traceroute, or to the print server if it's a network shared printer. 3: Check the actual printer to see if it needs more toner or paper, or if there is a paper jam or etc. Less

The cause will typically be one of three causes: 1: the printer is offline or otherwise having trouble, such as no toner or out of paper 2: there is a network connectivity problem between the user and the printer 3: the user has the incorrect printer driver installed, or selected the incorrect network printer to print to. To troubleshoot, try the following: 1: have they ever been able to print to the printer in question? if so, when was the last time they were able to print, and what has changed since then. Also, can anyone else print to the printer in question? Do they have the correct driver for the printer? Check and uninstall/reinstall as necessary. 2: General network troubleshooting applies. Can they get to any network resources? Trying to ping the address of the printer is a good idea or a traceroute, or to the print server if it's a network shared printer. 3: Check the actual printer to see if it needs more toner or paper, or if there is a paper jam or etc. Less

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What port is FTP?

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21 and 20.

20 data transfer 21 connectivity

Take-Two

Are you a Gamer

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Yes , I have played some couple of games and in fact I have A play station 4 at home, I like the concept and the new upgrade on fifa 2018 , the Graphics , the simply and clear design and features that keeps you more interested in the Game Application, I would like to work with a company that design, examining game concept, this give me the opportunity to gain more experience and insight Less

Have you ever try to modifiy linux kernel??

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Never do that

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What systems have you worked with before?

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Windows, and Linux. Worked with servers as well as virtual environments.

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