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Command Description Package
bunzip2

a block-sorting file compressor, v1.0.2

bzip2

bzcat

decompresses files to stdout

bzip2

bzcmp

compare bzip2 compressed files

bzip2

bzdiff

compare bzip2 compressed files

bzip2

bzgrep

search possibly bzip2 compressed files for a regular expression

bzip2

bzip2

a block-sorting file compressor, v1.0.2

bzip2

bzip2recover

recovers data from damaged bzip2 files

bzip2

bzless

file perusal filter for crt viewing of bzip2 compressed text

bzip2

bzmore

file perusal filter for crt viewing of bzip2 compressed text

bzip2

file

determine file type

file

chgrp

change group ownership

fileutils

chmod

change file access permissions

fileutils

chown

change file owner and group

fileutils

cp

copy files and directories

fileutils

dd

convert and copy a file

fileutils

df

report filesystem disk space usage

fileutils

dircolors

color setup for ls

fileutils

dir

list directory contents

fileutils

du

estimate file space usage

fileutils

link

call the link function to create a link to a file

fileutils

ln

make links between files

fileutils

ls

list directory contents

fileutils

mkdir

make directories

fileutils

mkfifo

make FIFOs (named pipes)

fileutils

mknod

make block or character special files

fileutils

mv

move (rename) files

fileutils

rmdir

remove empty directories

fileutils

rm

remove files or directories

fileutils

shred

delete a file securely, first overwriting it to hide its contents

fileutils

sync

flush filesystem buffers

fileutils

sync

synchronize data on disk with memory

fileutils

touch

change file timestamps

fileutils

unlink

call the unlink function to remove the specified file

fileutils

vdir

list directory contents

fileutils

find

search for files in a directory hierarchy

findutils

xargs

build and execute command lines from standard input

findutils

gunzip

compress or expand files

gzip

gzexe

compress executable files in place

gzip

gzip

compress or expand files

gzip

zcat

compress and expand data (version 4.1)

gzip

zcat

compress or expand files

gzip

zcmp

compare compressed files

gzip

zdiff

compare compressed files

gzip

zforce

force a '.gz' extension on all gzip files

gzip

zgrep

search possibly compressed files for a regular expression

gzip

zless

file perusal filter for crt viewing of compressed text

gzip

zmore

file perusal filter for crt viewing of compressed text

gzip

znew

recompress .Z files to .gz files

gzip

compress

compress and expand data (version 4.1)

ncompress

uncompress

compress and expand data (version 4.1)

ncompress

recode

manual page for recode 3.6

recode

slocate

Security Enhanced version of the GNU Locate

slocate

updatedb

update the slocate database

slocate

stat

display file or filesystem status

stat

tree

list contents of directories in a tree

tree