Lab 3 Chapter 4 Exercises
Name: Brandon Bailey
1. The system displays the following message when you attempt to log in
with an incorrect username or an incorrect password:
a. This message does not indicate whether your username, your password,
or both are invalid. Why does it not reveal this information?
It does not differentiate between an incorrect username or password. It prevents guessing.
b. Why does the system wait for a couple of seconds to respond after you
supply an incorrect username or password?
It’s so users can’t run a script and put in about 100,000 guesses a second.
2. Give three examples of poor password choices. What is wrong with ...view middle of the document...
b. Delete a window.
Press the X button in the top right corner, Typing xkill in the command prompt and then click the window you want to close. Alt + F4
9. What are the functions of a Window Operations menu? How do you
display this menu?
Close, minimize, maximize, resize move.
10. What is a panel? Name a few objects on the panels and explain what
you can use them for. What do the Workspace Switcher applet and the
Window List applet do?
What are the functions of a Window Operations menu? How do you
display this menu?
A panel is a bar that appears on the desktop and holds objects.
Each rectangle in the Workplace Switcher applet, the group of rectangles
near the right end of the Bottom panel, represents a workspace. When you
click a rectangle, the Switcher displays the corresponding workspace and
highlights the rectangle to indicate which workspace GNOME is displaying.
One Window List applet appears on the Bottom panel for each window
that is open on or iconified from the displayed workspace. Left-clicking
this object minimizes or restores its window. A right-click displays the
Window Operations menu. If a window is buried...