Stevens Institute of Technology - Department of Computer Science

CS615 Pre-Lecture Questionnaire - 03

Please help us make this class as productive as possible by filling in this short pre-lecture questionnaire.


Please enter your full name and Stevens email address:

What is the difference between "firmware", an "operating system" and "software"?

What are some of the steps involved in installing an OS?

What is the difference between /usr/bin and /bin?
Why do we have both? What about /usr/local/bin?

What package managers do you have experience with?
What are they good at, and what are problematic areas?
Have you ever created a package for some software?