LinuxCommand

Learning the shell

Writing shell scripts

Script library

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Who, What, Where, Why

SuperMan Pages: f

Command Description Package
factor

factor numbers

sh-utils

fadeplot

draws a waving ribbon following a sinusoidal path

xscreensaver

faillog

examine faillog and set login failure limits

shadow-utils

false

do nothing, unsuccessfully

sh-utils

fam

file alteration monitor

fam

fastrm

Quickly remove a list of files

inn

fax2ps

convert a TIFF facsimile to compressed (tm

libtiff

fax2tiff

create a TIFF Class F fax file from raw fax data

libtiff

fax500

X.500 capable fax delivery agent

openldap-servers

fax

fax sending and receiving with mgetty+sendfax

efax

fax

make, send, receive, view or print a fax

efax

faxq

display fax jobs queued by faxspool(1)

mgetty-sendfax

faxrm

remove fax jobs queued by faxspool(1)

mgetty-sendfax

faxrunq

send fax jobs queued by faxspool(1)

mgetty-sendfax

faxrunqd

daemon to send fax jobs queued by faxspool(1)

mgetty-sendfax

faxspool

queue and convert files for faxing with sendfax(8)

mgetty-sendfax

fbset

show and modify frame buffer device settings

fbset

fbtv

a console program for watching TV

xawtv

fc

bash built-in commands, see bash(1)

bash

fdformat

Low-level formats a floppy disk

util-linux

fdisk

Partition table manipulator for Linux

util-linux

fentonups

Driver for Fenton Technologies (Megatec protocol) UPS equipment

nut

festival

a text-to-speech system

festival

fetchmail

fetch mail from a POP, IMAP, ETRN, or ODMR-capable server

fetchmail

fgrep

print lines matching a pattern

grep

fg

bash built-in commands, see bash(1)

bash

fiascotopnm

Convert compressed FIASCO image to PGM, or PPM

netpbm-progs

fig2dev

translates Fig code to various graphics languages

transfig

fig2ps2tex

generate a TeX file for including a PostScript file

transfig

file

determine file type

file

filechan

file-writing backend for InterNetNews

inn

filterdiff

extract or exclude diffs from a diff file

patchutils

filter

cups file conversion filter interfaces

cups

find2perl

translate find command lines to Perl code

perl

find

search for files in a directory hierarchy

findutils

finger

user information lookup program

finger

fingerd

remote user information server

finger-server

fitstopnm

convert a FITS file into a portable anymap

netpbm-progs

fixcvsdiff

fix problematic diff files

patchutils

fixdlsrps

filter to fix DviLaser/PS documents to work with PSUtils

psutils

fixfmps

filter to fix Framemaker documents so PSUtils work

psutils

fixmacps

filter to fix Macintosh documents with saner version of md

psutils

fixmount

fix remote mount entries

am-utils

fixps

sanitize PostScript files

a2ps

fixpsditps

filter to fix Transcript psdit documents so PSUtils work

psutils

fixpspps

filter to fix PSPrint PostScript so PSUtils work

psutils

fixscribeps

filter to fix Scribe documents so PSUtils work

psutils

fixtpps

filter to fix Tpscript documents to work with PSUtils

psutils

fixwfwps

filter to fix Word for Windows documents so PSUtils work

psutils

fixwpps

filter to fix WP documents so PSUtils work

psutils

fixwwps

filter to fix Windows Write documents so PSUtils work

psutils

flag

draws a waving flag, containing text or an image

xscreensaver

flame

draw weird cosmic fractals

xscreensaver

flex

fast lexical analyzer generator

flex

flipscreen3d

rotates an image of the screen through 3 dimensions

xscreensaver

flist

list the number of messages in given sequence(s)

nmh

flow

strange attractors

xscreensaver

fluidballs

the physics of bouncing balls

xscreensaver

fmt

simple optimal text formatter

textutils

fmtdump

decode nmh format files

nmh

fold

wrap each input line to fit in specified width

textutils

folder

set/list current folder/message

nmh

font2c

Write PostScript Type 0 or Type 1 font as C code

ghostscript

fontexport

export fonts from the teTeX directory structure

tetex

fontimport

import fonts into the teTeX directory structure

tetex

forest

draws a fractal forest

xscreensaver

formail

mail (re)formatter

procmail

fortune

print a random, hopefully interesting, adage

fortune-mod

forum

Interactive Help for MRTG users

mrtg

forw

forward messages

nmh

free

Display amount of free and used memory in the system

procps

frommac

Receive files from the Macintosh

macutils

fsck

check and repair a Linux file system

e2fsprogs

fsinfo

co-ordinate site-wide filesystem information

am-utils

fslsfonts

list fonts served by X font server

XFree86-xfs

fstobdf

generate BDF font from X font server

XFree86-xfs

fstopgm

convert a Usenix FaceSaver(tm) file into a portable graymap

netpbm-progs

ftp

ARPANET file transfer program

ftp

ftp

Internet file transfer program

ftp

ftpcopy

mirror or copy files from a FTP server

ftpcopy

ftpcount

show current number of users for each class

wu-ftpd

ftpcp

copy files from a FTP server to the local machine

ftpcopy

ftpd

Internet File Transfer Protocol server

wu-ftpd

ftpls

generate a ftp directory listing

ftpcopy

ftprestart

restart previously shutdown ftp servers

wu-ftpd

ftpshut

close down the ftp servers at a given time

wu-ftpd

ftpwho

show current process information for each ftp user

wu-ftpd

funzip

filter for extracting from a ZIP archive in a pipe

unzip

fuser

identify processes using files or sockets

psmisc

fwhois

query a whois or nicname database

whois

fxload

Firmware download to EZ-USB devices

hotplug