linux Interview Questions

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Jul 8, 2014

Interview Question for Senior Software Engineer at Yahoo:

“Given a binary min heap, insert a new member.”


Jun 20, 2014

Interview Question for Systems Tech at HostDime.com:

“pretty straight forward.”


Mar 28, 2014

Interview Question for Anonymous at Thrillist Media Group:

“Whiteboard a general LAMP stack and explain the process”


Feb 6, 2013

Interview Question for Anonymous at HostGator.com:

“How do you change a list of words in a file from slug format to Capitalized words? (ie police_officer to Police Officer)”


Sep 10, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at Google:

“Describe on a scale of 1 to 10 your familiarity with Unix/Linux Internals?”


Apr 16, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at Walt Disney Company:

“What is the Linux command to check on the CPU resources being utilized by a process?”


Mar 19, 2012

Interview Question for Software Developer at NetApp:

“Context switching”


Feb 14, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at iDirect Technologies:

“Describe the internals of how the GMP library handles big numbers”


Jan 23, 2012

Interview Question for Linux Systems Administrator I at HostGator.com:

“Use "sed" to replace a word in a text file they gave”


Jan 23, 2012

Interview Question for Linux Systems Administrator I at HostGator.com:

“Use a bash for loop to create 50 blank sequential files”