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How do I study for a basic linux competency test? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Linux knowledge a Junior cannot miss One of the requirements for a position I'm seeking includes some basic linux server administration. I've had some experience so I'm ...
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Test Linux server internet speed from command line up to 1gbit/s

Does anyone know a way I can test a Linux servers connection speed from ssh? I could use wget but I can't find a file that can be downloaded fast enough. I'm trying to verify that the server can do a ...
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I was just poking around in /usr/bin and I found an ELF binary file called [. /usr/bin/[. I have never heard of this file and my first thought was that it was a clever way of hiding a program, ...
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How can I test a new cron script?

I'm running on a couple of different Linux distros (Fedora 11, CentOS 5 and SuSE 10.2) and often run into a problem where a new script that I want to run as a cron job works fine when called direct ...
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SMTP stress test

does anyone knows of any good software for Mac OS X or at least for RHEL/CENTOS Linux that I can run against my SMTP Server?
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Testing a server before installing an OS

Our development server at work is taking a dump on us. So at this point, we're repurposing some other servers we have in our server room for this purpose. My boss wants me to test the servers before ...