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mysqlimport : a data import program

mysqld_safe : MySQL server startup script

nm-tool : utility to report NetworkManager state and devices

telnet : user interface to the TELNET protocol

arch : print machine hardware name (same as uname -m)

rmsgmerge : Extract translatable string from given input ruby script files.

mysql_fix_extensions : normalize table file name extensions

bluez-test-service :

pwd : print name of current/working directory

gst-launch-1.0 : build and run a GStreamer pipeline

httxt2dbm : Generate dbm files for use with RewriteMap

myisam_ftdump : display full-text index information

pdb3.3 : the Python debugger

sha1sum : compute and check SHA1 message digest

loadunimap : load the kernel unicode-to-font mapping table

mysql : the MySQL command-line tool

dvdrip : GUI for copying DVDs

mysqlaccess : client for checking access privileges

lame : create mp3 audio files

iconv : Convert encoding of given files from one encoding to another

setkeycodes : load kernel scancode-to-keycode mapping table entries

find : search for files in a directory hierarchy

mysql_zap : kill processes that match a pattern

gnome-terminal.wrapper : is a terminal emulation application.

airtun-ng : a virtual tunnel interface creator for aircrack-ng

start-stop-daemon : start and stop system daemon programs

dialog : display dialog boxes from shell scripts

pm-powersave : Put your computer into low power mode

ping : 6 send ICMP ECHO_REQUEST to network hosts

MAKEDEV : create devices

update-grub : stub for grub-mkconfig

time : run programs and summarize system resource usage

avconv : avconv video converter

getconf : Query system configuration variables

ubuntu-webapps-update-index :

cweave : translate CWEB to C and/or TeX

nohup : run a command immune to hangups, with output to a non-tty

usermod : modify a user account

mysqlanalyze : a table maintenance program

passwd : change user password

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