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Command Description Package

mac2unix

DOS/MAC to UNIX text file format converter

dos2unix

macbinary

Mac intosh file format transformer

netatalk

macptopbm

convert a MacPaint file into a PBM image

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

mail

send and receive mail

mailx

mailmail

Twisted sendmail compatibility script

python-twisted

mailpost

feed an email message into a news group

inn

mailq

print the mail queue

sendmail

mailstats

display mail statistics

sendmail

makedbm

create or dump a ypserv database file

ypserv

makedbz

rebuild dbz files

inn

makedepend

create dependencies in makefiles

xorg-x11

make

GNU make utility to maintain groups of programs

make

MAKEDEV

create devices

MAKEDEV

makeg

make a debuggable executable

xorg-x11-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

makempy

Helper script for conversion of (PDF or PostScript) text to Metapost graphics

tetex

makepsres

Build PostScript resource database file

xorg-x11

makestrs

makes string table C source and header(s)

xorg-x11

makewhatis

Create the whatis database

man

man2html

format a manual page in html

man

manhole

Connect to a Twisted Manhole service

python-twisted

manpath

format and display the on-line manual pages

man

man

format and display the on-line manual pages

man

mapscrn

load screen output mapping table

kbd

masterguard

Driver for Masterguard UPS equipment

nut

master

Postfix master process

postfix

match

searches for patterns in files

star

matchpathcon

get the default security context for the specified path from the file contexts configuration

libselinux

mattrib

change MSDOS file attribute flags

mtools

maze

an automated X11 demo repeatedly creating and solving a random maze

xscreensaver-extras

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

Internal file editor of GNU Midnight Commander

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

mcview

Internal file viewer of GNU Midnight Commander

mc

md5sum

compute and check MD5 message digest

coreutils

mdadm

manage MD devices aka Linux Software Raid

mdadm

mdassemble

assemble MD devices aka Linux Software Raid

mdadm

mdatopbm

convert a Microdesign .mda or .mdp file into a PBM image

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

mdmpd

daemon to monitor MD multipath devices

mdadm

mDNSResponder

mDNS service responder daemon

howl

mdu

display the amount of space occupied by an MSDOS directory

mtools

megatron

Mac intosh file format transformer

netatalk

memos

Manipulate Memo entries from a file or your Palm device

pilot-link

memscroller

scrolls a dump of its own RAM across the screen

xscreensaver-extras

menger

3D menger gasket fractal

xscreensaver-gl-extras

mergecap

Merges two or more capture files into one

ethereal

merge

three-way file merge

rcs

mergelib

merge one library into another

xorg-x11

mesg

control write access to your terminal

SysVinit

metaflac

program to list, add, remove, or edit metadata in one or more FLAC files

flac

metasys

Driver for Meta System UPS equipment

nut

mev

a program to report mouse events

gpm

mf

nowin, inimf, virmf

tetex

mformat

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

mtools

mft

translate Metafont code to TeX code for prettyprinting

tetex-fonts

mgetty

smart modem getty

mgetty

mgrtopbm

convert a MGR bitmap into a PBM image

netpbm-progs

mib2c

generate template code for extending the agent

net-snmp-perl

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

mirrorblob

Draws a wobbly blob that distorts the image behind it

xscreensaver-gl-extras

mismunch

munches errors

xscreensaver-extras

mkbindic

Convert a text-form dictionary into a binary-form dictionary

Canna

mkbootdisk

creates a stand-alone boot floppy for the running system

mkbootdisk

mkcfm

create summaries of font metric files in CID font directories

xorg-x11

mkdic

Tool for creating a user dictionary

Canna

mkdirhier

makes a directory hierarchy

xorg-x11

mkdir

make directories

coreutils

mkdosfs

create an MS-DOS file system under Linux

dosfstools

mke2fs

create an ext2/ext3 filesystem

e2fsprogs

mkfifo

make FIFOs (named pipes)

coreutils

mkfontdir

create an index of X font files in a directory

xorg-x11-font-utils

mkfontscale

create an index of scalable font files for X

xorg-x11-font-utils

mkfs

build a Linux file system

util-linux

mkhtmlindex

generate index files for HTML man pages

xorg-x11-tools

mkindex

script to process LaTeX index and glossary files

tetex

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

mknod

make block or character special files

coreutils

mkocp

frontend to otp2ocp(1)

tetex

mkofm

front end to mktextfm(1)

tetex

mkpasswd

generate new password, optionally apply it to a user

expect

mkreiserfs

The create tool for the Linux ReiserFS filesystem

reiserfs-utils

mkromdic

To compile romaji-kana conversion table

Canna

mkswap

set up a Linux swap area

util-linux

mktap

create twisted.servers

python-twisted

mktemp

make temporary filename (unique)

mktemp

mktexfmt

utility for maintaining TeX format files

tetex

mktexlsr

create ls-R databases

tetex-fonts

mktexmf

create a Metafont source file

tetex-fonts

mktexpk

create a PK file for a font

tetex-fonts

mktextfm

create a TFM file for a font

tetex-fonts

mkxauth

create and merge .Xauthority files

xorg-x11-xauth

mkzftree

Create a zisofs/RockRidge compressed file tree

zisofs-tools

mkzonedb

Utility create a zone file for isdnlog

isdn4k-utils

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

program to show information about a Linux Kernel module

module-init-tools

modprobe

program to add and remove modules from the Linux Kernel

module-init-tools

moebius

Escher's Moebuis Strip II, with ants

xscreensaver-gl-extras

mogrify

resize an image, blur, crop, despeckle, dither, draw on, flip, join, re-sample, and much more.

ImageMagick

moire2

circular interference patterns

xscreensaver-extras

moire

draw circular interference patterns

xscreensaver-extras

molecule

draws 3D moleclear structures

xscreensaver-gl-extras

montage

create a composite image by combining several separate images. The images are tiled on the composite image optionall adorned with a border, frame, image name, and more

ImageMagick

more

file perusal filter for crt viewing

util-linux

mountain

random 3D plots that look vaguely mountainous

xscreensaver-extras

mount

mount a file system

util-linux

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

mpcd

ATM MPOA (Multi-Protocol Over ATM) client daemon

linux-atm

mpicc

Compile LAM/MPI C/C++ programs

lam

mpiCC

Compile LAM/MPI C/C++ programs

lam

mpiexec

Run MPI programs on LAM nodes

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

mrftopbm

convert an MRF image to PBM format

netpbm-progs

mrtg

What is MRTG

mrtg

msgattrib

attribute matching and manipulation on message catalog

gettext

msgcat

combines several message catalogs

gettext

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

mshowfat

shows FAT clusters allocated to file

mtools

msql2mysql

convert mSQL programs for use with MySQL

mysql-server

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 an MTV or PRT ray tracer into a PPM

netpbm-progs

mtx

control SCSI media changer devices

mtx

mtype

display contents of an MSDOS file

mtools

multipathd

multipath daemon

device-mapper-multipath

multipath

Device mapper target autoconfig

device-mapper-multipath

multixterm

drive multiple xterms separately or together

expectk

munch

munching squares screen hack

xscreensaver-extras

mustek

Driver for Mustek UPS equipment

nut

mutt

The Mutt Mail User Agent

mutt

mvdic

Tool for renaming a user dictionary

Canna

mv

move (rename) files

coreutils

mwm

The Motif Window Manager

openmotif

myisamchk

MyISAM table-maintenance utility isamchk

mysql-server

myisamlog

display contents of MyISAM log file isamlog

mysql-server

myisampack

generate compressed, read-only MyISAM tables pack_isam

mysql-server

mysqlaccess

client for checking access privileges

mysql

mysqladmin

client for administering a MySQL server

mysql

mysql

the MySQL command-line tool

mysql

mysqlbinlog

utility for processing binary log files

mysql-server

mysqlcheck

a table maintenance and repair program

mysql-server

mysqld

the MySQL server

mysql-server

mysqldump

a database backup program

mysql

mysqlhotcopy

a database backup program

mysql-server

mysqlimport

a data import program

mysql-server

mysqlman

default man page for mysql

mysql-server

mysqlshow

display database, table, and column information

mysql

mzip

change protection mode and eject disk on Zip/Jaz drive

mtools


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