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Command Description Package
macbinary

Macintosh file format transformer

netatalk

macptopbm

convert a MacPaint file into a portable bitmap

netpbm-progs

macsave

Save Mac files read from standard input

macutils

macstream

Convert a series of files to a MacBinary stream

macutils

macunpack

Macintosh file de-archiver

macutils

macutil

A package that deals with MacIntosh files on a Unix system

macutils

mag

computes fontsizes and magsteps

tetex

magicfilter

automatic configurable printer filter

redhat-config-printer

mail500

X.500 capable mailer

openldap-servers

mail

send and receive mail

mailx

mailpost

feed an email message into a news group

inn

mailstats

display mail statistics

sendmail

makedbm

create or dump a ypserv database file

ypserv

makedbz

rebuild dbz files

inn

makedepend

create dependencies in makefiles

XFree86

make

GNU make utility to maintain groups of programs

make

make

maintain program dependencies

make

MAKEDEV

create devices

MAKEDEV

makeg

make a debuggable executable

XFree86-devel

makehistory

Initialize or rebuild INN history database

inn

makeindex

a general purpose, formatter-independent index processor

tetex

makeinfo

translate Texinfo documents

texinfo

makemap

create database maps for sendmail

sendmail

makempx

typeset labels in MetaPost pictures with TeX or Troff

tetex

makepsres

Build PostScript resource database file

XFree86

makestrs

makes string table C source and header(s)

XFree86

man2html

format a manual page in html

man

manpath

determine user's search path for man pages

man

man

format and display the on-line manual pages

man

mapscrn

load screen output mapping table

kbd

mark

manipulate message sequences

nmh

mattrib

change MSDOS file attribute flags

mtools

maze

an automated X11 demo repeatedly creating and solving a random maze

xscreensaver

mbadblocks

tests a floppy disk, and marks the bad blocks in the FAT

mtools

mbchk

check the format of a Multiboot kernel

grub

mcat

dump raw disk image

mtools

mcd

change MSDOS directory

mtools

mcedit

Full featured terminal text editor for Unix-like systems

mc

mcookie

generate magic cookies for xauth

util-linux

mcopy

copy MSDOS files to/from Unix

mtools

mc

Visual shell for Unix-like systems

mc

md5sum

compute and check MD5 message digest

textutils

mdadm

manage MD devices aka Linux Software Raid

mdadm

mdatopbm

convert a Microdesign .mda or .mdp file into a portable bitmap

netpbm-progs

mdel

delete an MSDOS file mdeltree

mtools

mdeltree

recursively delete an MSDOS directory and its contents

mtools

mdir

display an MSDOS directory

mtools

mdu

display the amount of space occupied by an MSDOS directory

mtools

megatron

Macintosh file format transformer

netatalk

menger

3D menger gasket fractal

xscreensaver

merge

three-way file merge

rcs

mesg

control write access to your terminal

SysVinit

mev

a program to report mouse events

gpm

mewcat

MIME encoder/decoder

mew-common

mewls

Message scanner for Mew

mew-common

mf

Metafont, a language for font and logo design

tetex

mformat

add an MSDOS filesystem to a low-level formatted floppy disk

mtools

mft

translate Metafont code to TeX code for prettyprinting

tetex

mgetty

smart modem getty

mgetty

mgp2ps

generate PostScript file from MagicPoint file

MagicPoint

mgp

MagicPoint -- an X11 based presentation tool

MagicPoint

mgpembed

generate an embedded MagicPoint file

MagicPoint

mgpnet

MagicPoint Netserver (provide MagicPoint presentation over the net)

MagicPoint

mgrtopbm

convert a MGR bitmap into a portable bitmap

netpbm-progs

mhbuild

translate MIME composition draft

nmh

mhl

produce formatted listings of nmh messages

nmh

mhlist

list information about MIME messages

nmh

mhmail

send or read mail

nmh

mhn

display/list/store/cache MIME messages

nmh

mhparam

print nmh profile components

nmh

mhpath

print full pathnames of nmh messages and folders

nmh

mhshow

display MIME messages

nmh

mhstore

store contents of MIME messages into files

nmh

mibhelp

A Table of some interesting OIDs

mrtg

mikmod

play soundtracker etc. modules on a Unix machine

mikmod

minfo

print the parameters of a MSDOS filesystem

mtools

mingetty

minimal getty for consoles

mingetty

minicom

friendly serial communication program

minicom

mkbootdisk

creates a stand-alone boot floppy for the running system

mkbootdisk

mkcfm

create summaries of font metric files in CID font directories

XFree86

mkdep

construct Makefile dependency list

pmake

mkdir

make directories

fileutils

mkdirhier

makes a directory hierarchy

XFree86

mkdosfs

create an MS-DOS file system under Linux

dosfstools

mke2fs

create a Linux second extended file system

e2fsprogs

mkfifo

make FIFOs (named pipes)

fileutils

mkfontdir

create an index of X font files in a directory

XFree86-font-utils

mkfontscale

create an index of scalable font files for X

XFree86-font-utils

mkfs

build a Linux file system

util-linux

mkinitrd

creates initial ramdisk images for preloading modules

mkinitrd

mkisofs

create an hybrid ISO9660/JOLIET/HFS filesystem with optional Rock Ridge attributes

mkisofs

mkmanifest

makes list of file names and their DOS 8+3 equivalent

mtools

mknetid

generate data for netid map

ypserv

mknmz

an indexer of Namazu

namazu

mknod

make block or character special files

fileutils

mkpasswd

generate new password, optionally apply it to a user

expect

mkraid

initializes/upgrades RAID device arrays

raidtools

mkreiserfs

create a Linux ReiserFS file system

reiserfs-utils

mkswap

set up a Linux swap area

util-linux

mktemp

make temporary file name (unique)

mktemp

mktexlsr

create ls-R databases

tetex

mktexmf

create a Metafont source file

tetex

mktexpk

create a PK file for a font

tetex

mktextfm

create a TFM file for a font

tetex

mkxauth

create and merge .Xauthority files

XFree86-xauth

mkzftree

Create a zisofs/RockRidge compressed file tree

zisofs-tools

mlabel

make an MSDOS volume label

mtools

mmd

make an MSDOS subdirectory

mtools

mmount

mount an MSDOS disk

mtools

mmove

move or rename an MSDOS file or subdirectory

mtools

mmroff

reference preprocessor

groff-perl

moc

generate Qt meta object support code

qt-devel

modinfo

display information about a kernel module

modutils

modprobe

high level handling of loadable modules

modutils

moebius

Escher's Moebuis Strip II, with ants

xscreensaver

mogrify

mogrify an image

ImageMagick

moire2

circular interference patterns

xscreensaver

molecule

draws 3D moleclear structures

xscreensaver

monitor

receive logging information from LPD

LPRng

montage

create a composite image by combining several separate images

ImageMagick

more

file perusal filter for crt viewing

util-linux

morph3d

3d morphing objects

xscreensaver

mountain

random 3D plots that look vaguely mountainous

xscreensaver

mount

mount a file system

mount

mouseconfig

configure mouse for use under Linux

mouseconfig

mozilla

a Web browser for X11 derived from Netscape Communicator

mozilla

mpage

print multiple pages per sheet on PostScript printer

mpage

mpartition

partition an MSDOS hard disk

mtools

mpicc

Compile LAM C/C++ programs

lam

mpiCC

Compile LAM C/C++ programs

lam

mpif77

Compile LAM FORTRAN programs

lam

mpimsg

Monitor MPI message buffers under LAM

lam

mpirun

Run MPI programs on LAM nodes

lam

mpitask

Monitor MPI processes under LAM

lam

mpost

MetaPost, a system for drawing pictures

tetex

mpstat

Report processors related statistics

sysstat

mpto

extract labels in MetaPost pictures for typesetting

tetex

mrd

remove an MSDOS subdirectory

mtools

mren

rename an existing MSDOS file

mtools

mrtg

What is MRTG

mrtg

msgattrib

attribute matching and manipulation on message catalog

gettext

msgcat

combines several message catalogs

gettext

msgchk

check for messages

nmh

msgcmp

compare message catalog and template

gettext

msgcomm

match two message catalogs

gettext

msgconv

character set conversion for message catalog

gettext

msgen

create English message catalog

gettext

msgexec

process translations of message catalog

gettext

msgfilter

edit translations of message catalog

gettext

msgfmt

compile message catalog to binary format

gettext

msggrep

pattern matching on message catalog

gettext

msginit

initialize a message catalog

gettext

msgmerge

merge message catalog and template

gettext

msgunfmt

uncompile message catalog from binary format

gettext

msguniq

unify duplicate translations in message catalog

gettext

msh

nmh shell (and BBoard reader)

nmh

mshowfat

shows FAT clusters allocated to file

mtools

mt

control magnetic tape drive operation

mt-st

mtools

utilities to access DOS disks in Unix

mtools

mtoolstest

tests and displays the configuration

mtools

mtr

a network diagnostic tool

mtr

mtvtoppm

convert output from the MTV or PRT ray tracers into a portable pixmap

netpbm-progs

mtx

control SCSI media changer devices

mtx

mtype

display contents of an MSDOS file

mtools

multixterm

drive multiple xterms separately or together

expect

munch

munching squares screen hack

xscreensaver

mutt

The Mutt Mail User Agent

mutt

mv

move (rename) files

fileutils

mwm

The Motif Window Manager

openmotif

mysqladmin

A utility for performing administrative operations

mysql

mysql

text-based client for mysqld, a SQL-based relational database daemon

mysql

mysqldump

text-based client for dumping or backing up mysql databases, tables and or data

mysql

mzip

change protection mode and eject disk on Zip/Jaz drive

mtools