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Command Description Package

amrestore

extract backup images from an AMANDA tape

amanda

amrecover

AMANDA index database browser

amanda-client

amadmin

administrative interface to control AMANDA backups

amanda-server

amanda

Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver

amanda-server

amcheckdb

check AMANDA database for tape consistency

amanda-server

amcheck

run AMANDA self-checks

amanda-server

amcleanup

run the AMANDA cleanup process after a failure

amanda-server

amdd

AMANDA version of dd

amanda-server

amdump

back up all disks in an AMANDA configuration

amanda-server

amflush

flush AMANDA backup files from holding disk to tape

amanda-server

amgetconf

look up amanda.conf variables

amanda-server

amlabel

label an AMANDA tape

amanda-server

ammt

AMANDA version of mt

amanda-server

amoverview

display file systems processed by AMANDA over time

amanda-server

amplot

visualize the behavior of AMANDA

amanda-server

amreport

generate a formatted output of statistics for an AMANDA run

amanda-server

amrmtape

remove a tape from the AMANDA database

amanda-server

amstatus

display the state of an AMANDA run

amanda-server

amtapetype

generate a tapetype definition

amanda-server

amtape

user interface to AMANDA tape changer controls

amanda-server

amtoc

generate TOC (Table Of Contents) for an AMANDA run

amanda-server

amverify

check an Amanda tape for errors

amanda-server

amverifyrun

check the tapes written by the last AMANDA run

amanda-server

arpsnmp

keep track of ethernet/ip address pairings

arpwatch

arpwatch

keep track of ethernet/ip address pairings

arpwatch

autorun

automatically mounts/unmounts CDROMs and executes /path_to_cdrom/autorun after mounting

autorun

dig

DNS lookup utility

bind-utils

host

DNS lookup utility

bind-utils

nslookup

query Internet name servers interactively

bind-utils

nsupdate

Dynamic DNS update utility

bind-utils

hcidump

Parse HCI data

bluez-hcidump

ciptool

Bluetooth Common ISDN Access Profile (CIP)

bluez-utils

dund

BlueZ Bluetooth dial-up networking daemon

bluez-utils

hciattach

attach serial devices via UART HCI to BlueZ stack

bluez-utils

hciconfig

configure Bluetooth devices

bluez-utils

hcid

Bluetooth Host Controller Interface Daemon

bluez-utils

hcitool

configure Bluetooth connections

bluez-utils

hid2hci

Bluetooth HID to HCI mode switching utility

bluez-utils

hidd

Bluetooth HID daemon

bluez-utils

l2ping

Send L2CAP echo request and receive answer

bluez-utils

pand

BlueZ Bluetooth PAN daemon

bluez-utils

rfcomm

RFCOMM configuration utility

bluez-utils

sdpd

SDP daemon

bluez-utils

sdptool

control and interrogate SDP servers

bluez-utils

cdrdao

writes audio CD-Rs in disc-at-once mode

cdrdao

cue2toc

convert CUE to TOC format

cdrdao

certwatch

generate SSL certificate expiry warnings

crypto-utils

genkey

generate SSL certificates and certificate requests

crypto-utils

cryptsetup

setup cryptographic volumes for dm-crypt (including LUKS extension)

cryptsetup-luks

dialog

display dialog boxes from shell scripts

dialog

dosfsck

check and repair MS-DOS file systems

dosfstools

mkdosfs

create an MS-DOS file system under Linux

dosfstools

dtach

simple program that emulates the detach feature of screen

dtach

ethtool

Display or change ethernet card settings

ethtool

fbset

show and modify frame buffer device settings

fbset

gkrellm

The GNU Krell Monitors

gkrellm

gcalctool

a desktop calculator

gnome-utils

gfloppy

a simple floppy formatter for the GNOME

gnome-utils

zenity

display GTK+ dialogs

gnome-utils

gpg

encryption and signing tool

gnupg

gpgv

signature verification tool

gnupg

hdparm

get/set hard disk parameters

hdparm

ip

show / manipulate routing, devices, policy routing and tunnels

iproute

tc

show / manipulate traffic control settings

iproute

iptraf

Interactive Colorful IP LAN Monitor

iptraf

rvnamed

reverse name resolution daemon for

iptraf

ipvsadm

Linux Virtual Server administration

ipvsadm

findchip

checks the FIR chipset

irda-utils

irattach

binds the Linux-IrDA stack to a IrDA port

irda-utils

irdadump

monitors the IrDA traffic on one or more links

irda-utils

irdaping

sends IrDA test frames

irda-utils

irnetd

Handle automatically incoming IrNET connections

irda-utils

irpsion5

IrDA connectivity to a Psion V PDA

irda-utils

autovbox

ISDN voice box (sound converter)

isdn4k-utils

avmcapictrl

Add, reset or remove active AVM cards and load firmware

isdn4k-utils

capiinfo

Show supported features of all installed CAPI2.0 controllers

isdn4k-utils

capiplugin

Plugin for pppd (Point-to-Point Protocol daemon)

isdn4k-utils

hisaxctrl

configure HiSax-Module

isdn4k-utils

ibod

ISDN MPPP bandwidth on demand daemon

isdn4k-utils

icnctrl

configure ICN ISDN adaptor

isdn4k-utils

imontty

display status of all ISDN lines

isdn4k-utils

imon

watch ISDN activities

isdn4k-utils

ipppd

(ISDN) Point to Point Protocol daemon

isdn4k-utils

ipppstats

print PPP statistics

isdn4k-utils

iprofd

Modem-register daemon

isdn4k-utils

isdnbill

report isdn costs

isdn4k-utils

isdnconf

manipulate or read ISDN phone number config files

isdn4k-utils

isdnctrl

get/set ISDN device information

isdn4k-utils

isdnlog

isdn log system (and more)

isdn4k-utils

isdnrate

Print telefon rates and various info from rate-files(5)

isdn4k-utils

isdnrep

report isdn activity

isdn4k-utils

loopctrl

configure isdnloop ISDN driver

isdn4k-utils

mkzonedb

Utility create a zone file for isdnlog

isdn4k-utils

pcbitctl

PCBIT-D firmware loader

isdn4k-utils

rmdtovbox

isdn voice box (sound converter)

isdn4k-utils

vboxbeep

isdn voice box (beeper)

isdn4k-utils

vboxctrl

control vbox functions

isdn4k-utils

vboxd

isdn voice box daemon

isdn4k-utils

vbox

interact with recorded messages

isdn4k-utils

vboxmail

script to send notification of new voice message

isdn4k-utils

vboxmode

detect format of isdn voice file

isdn4k-utils

vboxplay

play vbox sound files

isdn4k-utils

vboxtoau

isdn voice box (sound converter)

isdn4k-utils

afslog

obtains AFS tokens for specified cells

krbafs-utils

pagsh

execute a command without authentication

krbafs-utils

kudzu

detects and configures new and/or changed hardware on a system

kudzu

fancontrol

automated software based fan speed regulation

lm_sensors

i2cdetect

detect I2C chips

lm_sensors

i2cdump

examine I2C registers

lm_sensors

i2cset

set I2C registers

lm_sensors

isadump

examine ISA registers

lm_sensors

isaset

set ISA registers

lm_sensors

pwmconfig

tests the PWM outputs of sensors and configures fancontrol

lm_sensors

sensors

printing sensors information

lm_sensors

logwatch

system log analyzer and reporter

logwatch

binhex

Hexifies a series of files

macutils

frommac

Receive files from the Macintosh

macutils

hexbin

Macintosh file de-binhexer

macutils

macsave

Save Mac files read from standard input

macutils

macstream

Convert a series of files to a MacBinary stream

macutils

macunpack

Macintosh file de-archiver

macutils

macutil

A package that deals with MacIntosh files on a Unix system

macutils

tomac

Transmit files to the Mac

macutils

isoinfo

Utility programs for dumping and verifying iso9660 images

mkisofs

mkisofs

create an hybrid ISO9660/JOLIET/HFS filesystem with optional Rock Ridge attributes

mkisofs

mattrib

change MSDOS file attribute flags

mtools

mbadblocks

tests a floppy disk, and marks the bad blocks in the FAT

mtools

mcat

dump raw disk image

mtools

mcd

change MSDOS directory

mtools

mcopy

copy MSDOS files to/from Unix

mtools

mdel

delete an MSDOS file mdeltree

mtools

mdeltree

recursively delete an MSDOS directory and its contents

mtools

mdir

display an MSDOS directory

mtools

mdu

display the amount of space occupied by an MSDOS directory

mtools

mformat

add an MSDOS filesystem to a low-level formatted floppy disk

mtools

minfo

print the parameters of a MSDOS filesystem

mtools

mkmanifest

makes list of file names and their DOS 8+3 equivalent

mtools

mlabel

make an MSDOS volume label

mtools

mmd

make an MSDOS subdirectory

mtools

mmount

mount an MSDOS disk

mtools

mmove

move or rename an MSDOS file or subdirectory

mtools

mpartition

partition an MSDOS hard disk

mtools

mrd

remove an MSDOS subdirectory

mtools

mren

rename an existing MSDOS file

mtools

mshowfat

shows FAT clusters allocated to file

mtools

mtoolstest

tests and displays the configuration

mtools

mtools

utilities to access DOS disks in Unix

mtools

mtype

display contents of an MSDOS file

mtools

mzip

change protection mode and eject disk on Zip/Jaz drive

mtools

mt

control magnetic tape drive operation

mt-st

stinit

initialize SCSI magnetic tape drives

mt-st

loaderinfo

report SCSI tape device info

mtx

mtx

control SCSI media changer devices

mtx

scsitape

control SCSI tape devices

mtx

tapeinfo

report SCSI tape device info

mtx

ncopy

NetWare file copy

ncpfs

ncpmount

mount volume(s) from a specified NetWare fileserver

ncpfs

ncpumount

unmount a NetWare filesystem mounted with ncpmount

ncpfs

nprint

NetWare print client

ncpfs

nsend

Send messages to users or groups

ncpfs

nwauth

Verify username/password

ncpfs

nwbocreate

Create a NetWare Bindery Object

ncpfs

nwbols

List NetWare Bindery Objects

ncpfs

nwboprops

List properies of a NetWare Bindery Object

ncpfs

nwborm

Remove a NetWare Bindery Object

ncpfs

nwbpadd

Set the value of a NetWare Bindery Property

ncpfs

nwbpcreate

Create a NetWare Bindery Propery

ncpfs

nwbprm

Remove a NetWare Bindery Propery

ncpfs

nwbpset

Create a bindery property or set its value

ncpfs

nwbpvalues

Print a NetWare Bindery Propery's contents

ncpfs

nwdir

Lists files in directory

ncpfs

nwfsctrl

Perform server command

ncpfs

nwfsinfo

Print some information about the file server

ncpfs

nwfstime

Display / Set a NetWare server's date and time

ncpfs

nwgrant

Add Trustee Rights to a directory

ncpfs

nwmsg

Deliver NetWare user broadcast messages

ncpfs

nwpasswd

Change a user's password

ncpfs

nwpjmv

Move print job to Unix queue

ncpfs

nwpqjob

Perform operations on the jobs in NetWare print queue

ncpfs

nwpurge

Permanently delete previously erased files

ncpfs

nwrevoke

Revoke a Trustee Right from a directory

ncpfs

nwrights

Show effective rights for file or directory

ncpfs

nwsfind

Find a NetWare Server

ncpfs

nwtrustee

List an object's trustee directory assignments

ncpfs

nwuserlist

List Users logged in at a NetWare server

ncpfs

nwvolinfo

Diplay info on NetWare Volumes

ncpfs

pqlist

List available NetWare print queues

ncpfs

pqrm

Perform operations on the jobs in NetWare print queue

ncpfs

pqstat

List jobs in NetWare print queue

ncpfs

pserver

NetWare print server

ncpfs

slist

Lists available NetWare Servers

ncpfs

snmpbulkget

communicates with a network entity using SNMP GETBULK requests

net-snmp-utils

snmpbulkwalk

retrieve a subtree of management values using SNMP GET BULK requests

net-snmp-utils

snmpcmd

options and behaviour common to most of the Net-SNMP command-line tools

net-snmp-utils

snmpdelta

Monitor delta differences in SNMP Counter values

net-snmp-utils

snmpdf

display disk space usage on a network entity via SNMP

net-snmp-utils

snmpget

communicates with a network entity using SNMP GET requests

net-snmp-utils

snmpgetnext

communicates with a network entity using SNMP GETNEXT requests

net-snmp-utils

snmpinform

sends an SNMP notification to a manager

net-snmp-utils

snmpnetstat

display networking status and configuration information from a network entity via SNMP

net-snmp-utils

snmpset

communicates with a network entity using SNMP SET requests

net-snmp-utils

snmpstatus

retrieves a fixed set of management information from a network entity

net-snmp-utils

snmptable

retrieve an SNMP table and display it in tabular form

net-snmp-utils

snmptest

communicates with a network entity using SNMP requests

net-snmp-utils

snmptranslate

translate MIB OID names between numeric and textual forms

net-snmp-utils

snmptrap

sends an SNMP notification to a manager

net-snmp-utils

snmpusm

creates and maintains SNMPv3 users on a network entity

net-snmp-utils

snmpvacm

creates and maintains SNMPv3 View-based Access Control entries on a network entity

net-snmp-utils

snmpwalk

retrieve a subtree of management values using SNMP GETNEXT requests

net-snmp-utils

nmapfe

GTK+ graphical frontend to the Nmap Security Scanner

nmap-frontend

nmap

Network exploration tool and security scanner

nmap

apcsmart

Driver for American Power Conversion Smart Protocol UPS equipment

nut

bcmxcp

Driver for UPS’es supporting the BCM/XCP protocol

nut

belkin

Driver for Belkin serial UPS equipment

nut

belkinunv

Driver for Belkin Universal UPS and compatible

nut

bestfcom

Driver for Best Power Fortress/Ferrups

nut

bestuferrups

Driver for Best Power Micro-Ferrups

nut

bestups

Driver for Best Power / SOLA (Phoenixtec protocol) UPS equipment

nut

upsc

example lightweight UPS client

nut-client

upscmd

UPS administration program for instant commands

nut-client

upslog

UPS status logger

nut-client

upsmon

UPS monitor and shutdown controller

nut-client

upsrw

UPS variable administration tool

nut-client

upssched

Timer helper for scheduling events from upsmon

nut-client

cpsups

Driver for newer model CyberPower UPSs

nut

cyberpower

Driver for Cyber Power Systems UPS equipment

nut

energizerups

Driver for Energizer (Megatec protocol over USB To RS232 Interface (V1.0) BaudRate 2400bps) UPS equipment

nut

etapro

Driver for ETA UPS equipment

nut

everups

Driver for Ever UPS models

nut

fentonups

Driver for Fenton Technologies (Megatec protocol) UPS equipment

nut

genericups

Driver for contact-closure UPS equipment

nut

hidups

Experimental driver for HID UPS equipment

nut

ippon

Driver for Ippon UPS equipment

nut

isbmex

Driver for ISBMEX UPS equipment

nut

liebert

Driver for Liebert contact-closure UPS equipment

nut

masterguard

Driver for Masterguard UPS equipment

nut

metasys

Driver for Meta System UPS equipment

nut

mustek

Driver for Mustek UPS equipment

nut

newhidups

Experimental Multi-HID Driver for USB/HID UPS equipment

nut

nutupsdrv

generic manual for unified NUT drivers

nut

oneac

Driver for Oneac UPS equipment

nut

powercom

UPS driver for Powercom/Trust/Advice UPS equipment

nut

powermust

Driver for Mustek PowerMust series UPS equipment

nut

safenet

Driver for SafeNet compatible UPS equipment

nut

sms

Driver for Brazilian SMS UPS equipment

nut

solis

Driver for Brazilian Microsol SOLIS UPS equipment

nut

tripplite

Driver for Tripp-Lite SmartPro UPS equipment

nut

tripplitesu

Driver for Tripp-Lite SmartOnline (SU) UPS equipment

nut

upscode2

Driver for UPScode II compatible UPS equipment

nut

upsdrvctl

UPS driver controller

nut

upsd

UPS information server

nut

victronups

Driver for IMV/Victron UPS unit Match, Match Lite, NetUps

nut

open

start a program on a new virtual terminal (VT)

open

switchto

switch to a new virtual terminal (VT)

open

parted

a partition manipulation program

parted

partprobe

inform the OS of partition table changes

parted

combinediff

create a cumulative unified patch from two incremental patches

patchutils

dehtmldiff

get usable diff from an HTML page

patchutils

editdiff

fix offsets and counts of a hand-edited diff

patchutils

espdiff

apply the appropriate transformation to a set of patches

patchutils

filterdiff

extract or exclude diffs from a diff file

patchutils

fixcvsdiff

fix problematic diff files

patchutils

flipdiff

exchange the order of two incremental patches

patchutils

grepdiff

show files modified by a diff containing a regex

patchutils

interdiff

show differences between two diff files

patchutils

lsdiff

show which files are modified by a patch

patchutils

recountdiff

recompute patch counts and offsets

patchutils

rediff

fix offsets and counts of a hand-edited diff

patchutils

splitdiff

separate out incremental patches

patchutils

unwrapdiff

demangle word-wrapped patches

patchutils

lspci

list all PCI devices

pciutils

setpci

configure PCI devices

pciutils

lsdev

display information about installed hardware

procinfo

procinfo

display system status gathered from /proc

procinfo

socklist

display list of open sockets

procinfo

free

Display amount of free and used memory in the system

procps

pgrep

look up or signal processes based on name and other attributes

procps

pkill

look up or signal processes based on name and other attributes

procps

pmap

report memory map of a process

procps

ps

report a snapshot of the current processes

procps

pwdx

report current working directory of a process

procps

skill

send a signal or report process status

procps

slabtop

display kernel slab cache information in real time

procps

snice

send a signal or report process status

procps

sysctl

configure kernel parameters at runtime

procps

tload

graphic representation of system load average

procps

top

display Linux tasks

procps

uptime

Tell how long the system has been running

procps

vmstat

Report virtual memory statistics

procps

watch

execute a program periodically, showing output fullscreen

procps

w

Show who is logged on and what they are doing

procps

accton

turns process accounting on or off

psacct

ac

print statistics about users' connect time

psacct

lastcomm

print out information about previously executed commands

psacct

sa

summarizes accounting information

psacct

fuser

identify processes using files or sockets

psmisc

killall

kill processes by name

psmisc

pstree

display a tree of processes

psmisc

rdate

get the time via the network

rdate

rdist

remote file distribution client program

rdist

findsmb

list info about machines that respond to SMB name queries on a subnet

samba-client

nmblookup

NetBIOS over TCP/IP client used to lookup NetBIOS names

samba-client

rpcclient

tool for executing client side MS-RPC functions

samba-client

smbcacls

Set or get ACLs on an NT file or directory names

samba-client

smbclient

ftp-like client to access SMB/CIFS resources on servers

samba-client

smbmnt

helper utility for mounting SMB filesystems

samba-client

smbmount

mount an smbfs filesystem

samba-client

smbspool

send a print file to an SMB printer

samba-client

smbtar

shell script for backing up SMB/CIFS shares directly to UNIX tape drives

samba-client

smbtree

A text based smb network browser

samba-client

smbumount

smbfs umount for normal users

samba-client

net

Tool for administration of Samba and remote CIFS servers

samba-common

profiles

A utility to report and change SIDs in registry files

samba-common

smbcquotas

Set or get QUOTAs of NTFS 5 shares

samba-common

smbpasswd

change a user's SMB password

samba-common

testparm

check an smb.conf configuration file for internal correctness

samba-common

testprns

check printer name for validity with smbd

samba-common

vfstest

tool for testing samba VFS modules

samba-common

wbinfo

Query information from winbind daemon

samba-common

winbindd

Name Service Switch daemon for resolving names from NT servers

samba-common

swat

Samba Web Administration Tool

samba-swat

scanadf

acquire multiple images from a scanner equipped with an ADF

sane-frontends

xcam

a graphical camera frontend for SANE

sane-frontends

chrt

manipulate real-time attributes of a process

schedutils

taskset

retrieve or set a processes's CPU affinity

schedutils

screen

screen manager with VT100/ANSI terminal emulation

screen

setserial

get/set Linux serial port information

setserial

statserial

display serial port modem status lines

statserial

sudoedit

execute a command as another user

sudo

sudo

execute a command as another user

sudo

visudo

edit the sudoers file

sudo

symlinks

symbolic link maintenance utility

symlinks

iostat

Report Central Processing Unit (CPU) statistics and input/out put statistics for devices and partitions

sysstat

mpstat

Report processors related statistics

sysstat

sa1

Collect and store binary data in the system activity daily data file

sysstat

sa2

Write a daily report in the /var/log/sa directory

sysstat

sadc

System activity data collector

sysstat

sar

Collect, report, or save system activity information

sysstat

pxeboot

Network Booting Operating Systems Configuration Utility

system-config-netboot

pxeos

PXEBoot Operating System description Configuration Utility

system-config-netboot

lsusb

list USB devices

usbutils

consolehelper

A wrapper that helps console users run system programs

usermode

userinfo

A graphical equivilient to chfn

usermode-gtk

usermount

A graphical tool to mount, unmount and format filesystems

usermode-gtk

userpasswd

A graphical tool to allow users to change their passwords

usermode-gtk

userhelper

A helper interface to pam

usermode

vlock

Virtual Console lock program

vlock

which

shows the full path of (shell) commands

which

xferstats

compiles information about file transfers from logfiles

xferstats

xisdnload

ISDN load average display for X

xisdnload

xmonisdn

monitor for ISDN network

xisdnload

xmlif

conditional processing instructions for XML

xmlto

xmlto

apply an XSL stylesheet to an XML document

xmlto

mkzftree

Create a zisofs/RockRidge compressed file tree

zisofs-tools


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