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Command Description Package
a2p

Awk to Perl translator

perl

a2ps

format files for printing on a PostScript printer

a2ps

ab

Apache HTTP server benchmarking tool

httpd

ac

print statistics about users' connect time

psacct

access

determine whether a file can be accessed

tetex

accton

turns process accounting on or off

psacct

achfile

change type and/or creator of Apple Macintosh files (netatalk format)

netatalk

actsyncd

run actsync to synchronize newsgroups

inn

actsyncd

synchronize newsgroups

inn

actsync

synchronize newsgroups

inn

addftinfo

add information to troff font files for use with groff

groff

addr2line

convert addresses into file names and line numbers

binutils

adjtimex

display or set the kernel time variables

adjtimex

aecho

send AppleTalk Echo Protocol packets to network hosts

netatalk

afile

display type and creator of Apple Macintosh files (netatalk format)

netatalk

afm2tfm

convert Adobe font metrics to TeX font metrics

tetex-afm

afmtodit

create font files for use with groff -Tps

groff-perl

afpd

AppleTalk Filing Protocol daemon

netatalk

afppasswd

netatalk password maintenance utility

netatalk

agetty

alternative Linux getty

util-linux

aimk

Portable make wrapper script

pvm

alevtd

webserver for videotext pages

xawtv

ali

list mail aliases

nmh

alias

bash built-in commands, see bash(1)

bash

allcm

force the most important Computer-Modern-fonts to be calculated

tetex

allneeded

force the calculation of all fonts now needed

tetex

alternatives

maintain symbolic links determining default commands

chkconfig

amadmin

administrative interface to control Amanda backups

amanda-server

amanda

Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver

amanda-server

amcheck

run Amanda self-checks

amanda-server

amcheckdb

check Amanda database for tape consistency

amanda-server

amcleanup

run the Amanda cleanup process after a failure

amanda-server

amd

automatically mount file systems

am-utils

amdump

back up all disks in an Amanda configuration

amanda-server

amflush

flush Amanda backup files from holding disk to tape

amanda-server

amlabel

label an Amanda tape

amanda-server

amoverview

display file systems processed by Amanda over time

amanda-server

amplot

visualize the behavior of Amanda

amanda-server

amq

automounter query tool

am-utils

amrecover

Amanda index database browser

amanda-client

amreport

generate a formatted output of statistics for an Amanda run

amanda-server

amrestore

extract backup images from an Amanda tape

amanda

amrmtape

remove a tape from the Amanda database

amanda-server

amstatus

display the state of an Amanda run

amanda-server

amstex

structured text formatting and typesetting

tetex

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

anacron

runs commands periodically

anacron

anemone

wiggling tentacles

xscreensaver

animate

animate a sequence of images

ImageMagick

anno

annotate messages

nmh

ansi2knr

convert ANSI C to Kernighan & Ritchie C

ghostscript

ant

cellular automaton

xscreensaver

antlr

ANother Tool for Language Recognition

pccts

anytopnm

convert an arbitrary type of image file to PBM, PGM, or PPM

netpbm-progs

apacheconf

Apache configuration utility

redhat-config-httpd

apachectl

Apache HTTP server control interface

httpd

ap

parse addresses 822-style

nmh

apcsmart

Driver for American Power Conversion Smart Protocol UPS equipment

nut

apmd

Advanced Power Management (APM) daemon

apmd

apmsleep

go into suspend or standby mode and wake-up later

apmd

apm

query Advanced Power Management (APM) BIOS

apmd

apollonian

Descartes Circle Theorem

xscreensaver

appres

list X application resource database

XFree86

apropos

search the whatis database for strings

man

apxs

APache eXtenSion tool

httpd-devel

archive

Usenet article archiver

inn

arch

print machine architecture

util-linux

ar

create, modify, and extract from archives

binutils

arping

send ARP REQUEST to a neighbour host

iputils

arpsnmp

keep track of ethernet/ip address pairings

arpwatch

arp

manipulate the system ARP cache

net-tools

arpwatch

keep track of ethernet/ip address pairings

arpwatch

as86

Assembler for 8086..80386 processors

dev86

asciitopgm

convert ASCII graphics into a portable graymap

netpbm-progs

asn1parse

ASN.1 parsing tool

openssl

atalkd

AppleTalk RTMP, NBP, ZIP, and AEP manager

netatalk

atd

run jobs queued for later execution

at

atktopbm

convert Andrew Toolkit raster object to portable bitmap

netpbm-progs

atlantis

draw swimming sharks, whales, and dolphins

xscreensaver

atobm

bitmap editor and converter utilities for the X Window System

XFree86

atq

queue, examine or delete jobs for later execution

at

atrm

queue, examine or delete jobs for later execution

at

atrun

run jobs queued for later execution

at

at

queue, examine or delete jobs for later execution

at

attraction

interactions of opposing forces

xscreensaver

attr

extended attributes on XFS filesystem objects

attr

aumix

adjust audio mixer

aumix

authconfig

an interface for configuring system authentication resources

authconfig

autoexpect

generate an Expect script from watching a session

expect

automount2amd

converts old Sun automount maps to Amd maps

am-utils

automount

configure mount points for autofs

autofs

autopoint

copies standard gettext infrastructure

gettext

autorun

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

autorun

autovbox

isdn voice box (sound converter)

isdn4k-utils

avmcapictrl

Add, reset or remove active AVM cards and load firmware

isdn4k-utils