Linux Commands Examples

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passwd : change user password

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

cut : remove sections from each line of files

grep : print lines matching a pattern

chcon : change file security context

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

ip : show / manipulate routing, devices, policy routing and tunnels

find : search for files in a directory hierarchy

gedit : text editor for the GNOME Desktop

pdb3.3 : the Python debugger

cweave : translate CWEB to C and/or TeX

view : Vi IMproved, a programmers text editor

xmlpatterns :

fgrep : , rgrep print lines matching a pattern

lame : create mp3 audio files

update-grub : stub for grub-mkconfig

dvipdf : Convert TeX DVI file to PDF using ghostscript and dvips

tac : concatenate and print files in reverse

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

bluez-simple-service :

unwrapdiff : demangle word-wrapped patches

fmtutil-sys : utility for maintaining TeX format files system-wide

ping : 6 send ICMP ECHO_REQUEST to network hosts

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

awk : pattern scanning and processing language

dvdrip : GUI for copying DVDs

sha1sum : compute and check SHA1 message digest

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

nl : number lines of files

egrep : , fgrep, rgrep print lines matching a pattern

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