- This exam consists of 30 questions, each worth 3 marks, for a total of 90.
- 40% (36 marks) is required to pass.
- Attempt marks will be granted where appropriate.
- How do I log in to Redbrick?
- What is a shell? What one do we use on Redbrick?
- I’ve run
vimand I’m scared. How do I type? How do I leave?
- What are Screen and Tmux used for?
- I have a file named
lotsofstuff.tar.gzin my home directory. How do I extract it?
I’ve been trying to run my Java project on Redbrick, and I keep seeing the following error: What am I doing wrong?123Error occurred during initialization of VMCould not reserve enough space for object heapCould not create the Java virtual machine.
I need a MySQL database for my project! How would I go about getting one on Redbrick?
- I know that
chmod 754 filename.txtwill change its permissions, but what do the numbers
What would you use each of the following for? (1 mark each)
Name a service that you think Redbrick should provide!
- What is IRC?
- What IRC clients are available to Redbrick users?
- How can I change my nickname on IRC?
- Someone has told me to run this command, should/shouldn’t I and why?
/exec -o yes
- How can I join new channels on IRC?
- How can I make my IRC client colourful?
- I’ve loaded some html and CSS files into my
public_htmlfolder, but I get a 403 error when I try to visit my site. What’s going on?
- Where should I go to view my Redbrick website?
- What is Markdown? Can you provide an example of what it is useful for?
- What options are available for accessing your Redbrick email?
- All of my Redbrick emails are being forwarded to my DCU email address! How can I turn this off?
- What is the correct etiquette for replying to emails sent to
email@example.com? (That’s you!)
- What platforms do we use to allow people to contact commite/helpdesk?
Briefly outline how you’d respond to these scenarios/messages/emails!
- Help! I’ve forgotten my password!
- My team need some help designing/implementing/testing our project. Is there anyone at Redbrick who could help us with that?
- I’m setting up a new society, and I’ve been told I can get free web hosting and a mailing list from Redbrick. How should I go about getting these?
- Please unsubscribe me from this mailing list.
- I have a complaint to make about a talk/committe member/other member. This is a sensitive issue and I feel offended/worried/uncomfortable. Is there anything that can be done?
- What is the correct etiquette when handling questions about exams, lecture material, or coursework?
This round carries no marks but will make correcting your exam far less boring!
- Are there any talks or events you’d like us to organise? Any talks you’d like to give personally?
- Favourite meme?
- What is Vapowave?
- GPL vs MIT. Discuss.
- Who is Dade Murphy, and why should you care?
- Pineapple on pizza. Discuss.
- Briefly describe the significance of our Lord and Saviour Richard Stallman, and write a short personal essay on the impact he has had on your life thus far.
Please complete the attached colouring section as accurately as possible.