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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

accept

accept/reject jobs sent to a destination

cups

accton

turns process accounting on or off

psacct

achfile

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

netatalk

aconnect

ALSA sequencer connection manager

alsa-utils

acpid

Advanced Configuration and Power Interface event daemon

acpid

actsyncd

run actsync to 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

adduser

Create a new user or update default new user information

shadow-utils

addwords

Adding words to specified dictionary collectively

Canna

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

afs5log

AFS token initializer

pam_krb5

afslog

obtains AFS tokens for specified cells

krbafs-utils

agetty

alternative Linux getty

util-linux

aimk

Portable make wrapper script

pvm

ainit

configuration tool for ALSA

alsa-lib

alias

bash built-in commands, see bash(1)

bash

allcm

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

tetex

allec

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

tetex

allneeded

force the calculation of all fonts now needed

tetex

alsactl

advanced controls for ALSA soundcard driver

alsa-utils

alsamixer

soundcard mixer for ALSA soundcard driver, with ncurses interface

alsa-utils

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

amdd

AMANDA version of dd

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

amgetconf

look up amanda.conf variables

amanda-server

amidi

read from and write to ALSA RawMIDI ports

alsa-utils

amixer

command-line mixer for ALSA soundcard driver

alsa-utils

amlabel

label an AMANDA tape

amanda-server

ammt

AMANDA version of mt

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

amtapetype

generate a tapetype definition

amanda-server

amtoc

generate TOC (Table Of Contents) for an AMANDA run

amanda-server

amverify

check an Amanda tape for errors

amanda-server

amverifyrun

check the tapes written by the last AMANDA run

amanda-server

anacron

runs commands periodically

anacron

anemone

wiggling tentacles

xscreensaver-extras

anemotaxis

directional search on a plane

xscreensaver-extras

animate

animates an image or image sequence on any X server

ImageMagick

ansi2knr

convert ANSI C to Kernighan & Ritchie C

ghostscript

ant

cellular automaton

xscreensaver-extras

antinspect

ant model inspection screenhack

xscreensaver-gl-extras

antspotlight

ant spotlight screenhack

xscreensaver-gl-extras

anvil

Postfix session count and request rate control

postfix

anytopnm

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

netpbm-progs

apachectl

Apache HTTP Server Control Interface

httpd

apcsmart

Driver for American Power Conversion Smart Protocol UPS equipment

nut

aplay

command-line sound recorder and player for ALSA sound card driver

alsa-utils

aplaymidi

play Standard MIDI Files

alsa-utils

apmd

Advanced Power Management (APM) daemon

apmd

apmsleep

go into suspend or standby mode and wake-up later

apmd

apm

interface with the APM subsystem

apmd

apollonian

Descartes Circle Theorem

xscreensaver-extras

apple2

Apple ][ display emulator

xscreensaver-extras

appres

list X application resource database

xorg-x11

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

arecord

command-line sound recorder and player for ALSA sound card driver

alsa-utils

arecordmidi

record Standard MIDI Files

alsa-utils

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

arptables

administration tool for arp packet filtering

arptables_jf

arpwatch

keep track of ethernet/ip address pairings

arpwatch

asciitopgm

convert ASCII graphics into a PGM

netpbm-progs

aseqdump

show the events received at an ALSA sequencer port

alsa-utils

aseqnet

ALSA sequencer connectors over network

alsa-utils

asfxload

load a SoundFont file on the Emux WaveTable

awesfx

atalkd

AppleTalk RTMP, NBP, ZIP, and AEP manager

netatalk

atd

run jobs queued for later execution

at

atktopbm

convert Andrew Toolkit raster object to PBM

netpbm-progs

atlantis

draw swimming sharks, whales, and dolphins

xscreensaver-gl-extras

atmaddr

list and maintain local ATM addresses

linux-atm

atmarpd

ATMARP demon

linux-atm

atmarp

administer classical IP over ATM connections

linux-atm

atmdiag

show ATM device driver diagnostics

linux-atm

atmdump

capture or generate ATM cells

linux-atm

atmloop

get/set loopback mode of ATM interfaces

linux-atm

atmsigd

ATM signaling demon

linux-atm

atmtcp

set up ATM over TCP connections

linux-atm

atobm

bitmap editor and converter utilities for the X Window System

xorg-x11

atq

queue, examine or delete jobs for later execu tion

at

atrm

queue, examine or delete jobs for later execu tion

at

atrun

run jobs queued for later execution

at

at

queue, examine or delete jobs for later execu tion

at

at

queue, examine or delete jobs for later execution

at

attraction

interactions of opposing forces

xscreensaver-extras

attr

extended attributes on XFS filesystem objects

attr

atunnel

hypnotic GL tunnel journey

xscreensaver-gl-extras

audit2allow

generate policy allow rules from logs of denied operations

policycoreutils

audit2why

Translates SELinux audit messages into a description of why the access was denied

policycoreutils

auditctl

a utility to assist controlling the kernel's audit system

audit

auditd

The Linux audit daemon

audit

aureport

a tool that produces summary reports of audit daemon logs

audit

ausearch

a tool to query audit daemon logs

audit

authconfig

an interface for configuring system authentication resources

authconfig

autoconf

Generate configuration scripts

autoconf

autoexpect

generate an Expect script from watching a session

expect

autoheader

Create a template header for configure

autoconf

autoipd

internet address self-assigner

howl

autom4te

Generate files and scripts thanks to M4

autoconf

automount2amd

converts old Sun automount maps to Amd maps

am-utils

automount

configure mount points for autofs

autofs

autopoint

copies standard gettext infrastructure

gettext-devel

autopvf

utilities to convert various sound formats

mgetty-voice

autoreconf

Update generated configuration files

autoconf

autorun

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

autorun

autoscan

Generate a preliminary configure.in

autoconf

autoupdate

Update a configure.in to a newer Autoconf

autoconf

autovbox

ISDN voice box (sound converter)

isdn4k-utils

autrace

a program similar to strace

audit

avcstat

Display SELinux AVC statistics

libselinux

avmcapictrl

Add, reset or remove active AVM cards and load firmware

isdn4k-utils

awk

pattern scanning and processing language

gawk


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