BIF601 Assignment 2 Solution and Discussion
Department of Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Virtual University of Pakistan
Course: BIF601- Bioinformatics Computing – I
Term: FALL 2019
Instructor: Syed Hassan Abbas
Total Marks: 7.5
Assignment contains two parts:
- Conceptual Questions (Question # 1 – Question # 4)
- Programming Questions (Question # 5 – Question # 8)
Assignment # 2 Due Date: 01-Feb-2020
Question # 1: Write about Linux and Linux Kernal? (0.5 + 0.5 = 1Mark)
Question # 2: What is the difference between UNIX and LINUX? (1Mark)
Question # 3: What is the advantage of open source? (1Mark)
Question # 4: Describe the root account. (1Mark)
Question # 5: How can you find out how much memory Linux is using? (1Mark)
Question # 6: Write a command to make file executable. (1Mark) Answer:
Question # 7: Write a command to create a tar with Gzip compression (1Mark)
Question # 8: What is the command to calculate the size of a folder? (0.5 Mark) Answer:
Compose your document in MS-Word, any file created in any format will not be accepted and marked zero.
Use black and blue colors only.
To solve this assignment, you should have good command over lectures 82 - 83.
This is not a group assignment, it is an individual assignment so be careful and avoid
copying others’ work
Give the answer according to question only and avoid irrelevant details.
Please note that your assignment will not be graded if:
It is submitted after due date
The file you uploaded does not open
The file you uploaded is copied from someone else
It is in some format other than .doc
Cheating or copying of assignment is strictly prohibited. The cheated or copied
assignment will be marked ‘Zero’.
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