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How do I create a user account under UNIX operating system and assign a password to user account so that he / she can login into server or UNIX workstation?

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Q. I’ve backup created using rsync command stored at /disk2/home/tom/ directory. Accidentally, I had deleted files from /home/tom directory. I’d like to restore all file names starting with alpha numeric characters from /disk2/home/tom/ to /home/tom. How do I restore selected files in a batch mode?

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Q. Can you tell me more about dot-files that shell and many UNIX command reads?

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I do not remember where I saved pdf and text files under Linux. I have downloaded files from the Internet a few months ago. How do I find my pdf or text files?

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Q. Can you explain /etc/passwd file format for Linux and UNIX operating systems?

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