LinuxCommand

Learning the shell

Writing shell scripts

Script library

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Command Description Package
dangerball

a 3D ball that periodically extrudes spikes. Ouch!

xscreensaver

date

print or set the system date and time

sh-utils

dbiproxy

A proxy server for the DBD::Proxy driver

perl-DBI

dbish

Interactive command shell for the Perl DBI

perl-DBI

dbmmanage

Create and update user authentication files in DBM format

httpd

dbprocs

Start or stop ovdb housekeeping processes

inn

dc

an arbitrary precision calculator

bc

dd

convert and copy a file

fileutils

ddate

converts Gregorian dates to Discordian dates

util-linux

ddd

The Data Display Debugger

ddd

deallocvt

deallocate unused virtual consoles

kbd

debugfs

ext2 file system debugger

e2fsprogs

decayscreen

make a screen meltdown

xscreensaver

declare

bash built-in commands, see bash(1)

bash

deco

draw tacky 70s basement wall panelling

xscreensaver

deluxe

pulsing sequence of stars, circles, and lines

xscreensaver

demon

celular automaton

xscreensaver

depmod

handle dependency descriptions for loadable kernel modules

modutils

df

report filesystem disk space usage

fileutils

dga

test program for the XFree86-DGA extension

XFree86

dgst

message digests

openssl

dhclient

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Client

dhclient

dhcpd

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Server

dhcp

dhcrelay

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Relay Agent

dhcp

dhparam

DH parameter manipulation and generation

openssl

dialog

display dialog boxes from shell scripts

dialog

dict

DICT Protocol Client

dictd

diet

mangle gcc command line arguments

dietlibc

diff3

find differences between three files

diffutils

diffpp

pretty-print diff outputs with GNU enscript

enscript

diffstat

make histogram from diff-output .

diffstat

dig

DNS lookup utility

bind-utils

dir

list directory contents

fileutils

dircolors

color setup for ls

fileutils

directomatic

Print without spooler

foomatic

dirname

strip non-directory suffix from file name

sh-utils

dirs

bash built-in commands, see bash(1)

bash

disable

stop/start printers and classes

cups

discrete

discrete map iterative function fractal systems

xscreensaver

disown

bash built-in commands, see bash(1)

bash

display

display an image on any workstation running X

ImageMagick

dist

redistribute a message to additional addresses

nmh

distort

distort the content of the screen in interesting ways

xscreensaver

djpeg

decompress a JPEG file to an image file

libjpeg

dlg

DFA Lexical Analyzer Generator

pccts

dlpsh

command shell for executing DLP commands on a Palm handheld device

pilot-link

dmesg

print or control the kernel ring buffer

util-linux

dmp

translate Troff output to low-level MetaPost input

tetex

dnsdomainname

show the system's DNS domain name

net-tools

docbook2dvi

(Jade Wrapper) converts SGML files to other formats

docbook-utils

docbook2html

(Jade Wrapper) converts SGML files to other formats

docbook-utils

docbook2man

(Jade Wrapper) converts SGML files to other formats

docbook-utils

docbook2pdf

(Jade Wrapper) converts SGML files to other formats

docbook-utils

docbook2ps

(Jade Wrapper) converts SGML files to other formats

docbook-utils

docbook2rtf

(Jade Wrapper) converts SGML files to other formats

docbook-utils

docbook2tex

(Jade Wrapper) converts SGML files to other formats

docbook-utils

docbook2texi

(Jade Wrapper) converts SGML files to other formats

docbook-utils

doexec

run an executable with an arbitrary argv[0]

initscripts

domainname

show or set the system's NIS/YP domain name

net-tools

dos2unix

DOS/MAC to UNIX text file format converter

dos2unix

dosfsck

check and repair MS-DOS file systems

dosfstools

dp

parse dates 822-style

nmh

dprofpp

display perl profile data

perl

dpsexec

Display PostScript Executive

XFree86

dpsinfo

Display PostScript Information

XFree86

drift

draws drifting recursive fractal cosmic flames

xscreensaver

dropdb

remove a PostgreSQL database

postgresql

droplang

remove a PostgreSQL procedural language

postgresql

dropuser

remove a PostgreSQL user account

postgresql

dsaparam

DSA parameter manipulation and generation

openssl

dsa

DSA key processing

openssl

dtach

simple program that emulates the detach feature of screen

dtach

du

estimate file space usage

fileutils

dump

ext2 filesystem backup

dump

dumpe2fs

dump filesystem information

e2fsprogs

dumpkeys

dump keyboard translation tables

kbd

dvcont

send control commands to DV cameras

libavc1394

dvdrecord

record audio or data Compact Discs and DVDs from a master

dvdrecord

dvgrab

Grab DV video and audio data via IEEE1394 links

dvgrab

dvicopy

produce modified copy of DVI file

tetex

dvipdf

Convert TeX DVI file to PDF using ghostscript and dvips

ghostscript

dvips

convert a TeX DVI file to PostScript

tetex-dvips

dvired

print dvi-files

tetex

dvitype

translate a dvi file for humans

tetex