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Command Description Package
backend

cups backend transmission interfaces

cups

badblocks

search a device for bad blocks

e2fsprogs

basename

strip directory and suffix from filenames

sh-utils

bashbug

report a bug in bash

bash

bash

bash built-in commands, see bash(1)

bash

bash

GNU Bourne-Again SHell

bash

batcher

article batching backend for InterNetNews

inn

batch

queue, examine or delete jobs for later execution

at

bc

An arbitrary precision calculator language

bc

bcc

Bruce's C compiler

dev86

bdflush

kernel daemon to flush dirty buffers back to disk

bdflush

bdftopcf

convert X font from Bitmap Distribution Format to Portable Compiled Format

XFree86

beforelight

screen saver

XFree86-tools

belkin

Driver for Belkin serial UPS equipment

nut

bestups

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

nut

bgpd

a BGPv4, BGPv4+, BGPv4- routing engine for use with Zebra

zebra

bg

bash built-in commands, see bash(1)

bash

bibtex

make a bibliography for (La)TeX

tetex

biff

be notified if mail arrives and who it is from

comsat

bind

bash built-in commands, see bash(1)

bash

binhex

Hexifies a series of files

macutils

bioradtopgm

convert a Biorad confocal file into a portable graymap

netpbm-progs

bison

GNU Project parser generator (yacc replacement)

bison

bitmap

bitmap editor and converter utilities for the X Window System

XFree86

blaster

simulation of space combat

xscreensaver

blitspin

rotate a bitmap in an interesting way

xscreensaver

blockdev

call block device ioctls from the command line

util-linux

bmptoppm

convert a BMP file into a portable pixmap

netpbm-progs

bmtoa

bitmap editor and converter utilities for the X Window System

XFree86

bootparamd

boot parameter server

bootparamd

bouboule

draws spinning 3D blobs

xscreensaver

boxed

draws a box full of 3D bouncing balls that explode

xscreensaver

braid

draws random color-cycling braids around a circle

xscreensaver

brctl

ethernet bridge administration

bridge-utils

break

bash built-in commands, see bash(1)

bash

brushtopbm

convert a doodle brush file into a portable bitmap

netpbm-progs

bsod

Blue Screen of Death emulator

xscreensaver

bubble3d

3d rising bubbles

xscreensaver

bubbles

frying pan / soft drink simulation

xscreensaver

buffchan

buffered file-writing backend for InterNetNews

inn

builtin

bash built-in commands, see bash(1)

bash

bumps

move distorting spotlight around desktop

xscreensaver

bunzip2

a block-sorting file compressor, v1.0.2

bzip2

burst

explode digests into messages

nmh

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