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Church Of The
Swimming Elephant


UNIX Command Reference



ntcmds00000001.gif admin

create and administer SCCS history files

ntcmds00000001.gif alias

create or remove a pseudonym or shorthand for a command or series of commands

ntcmds00000001.gif ar

maintain portable archive or library

ntcmds00000001.gif asa

convert FORTRAN carriage-control output to printable form

ntcmds00000001.gif at

execute commands at a later time

ntcmds00000001.gif awk

pattern scanning and processing language

ntcmds00000001.gif basename

deliver portions of path names

ntcmds00000001.gif batch

execute commands at a later time

ntcmds00000001.gif bc

arbitrary precision arithmetic language

ntcmds00000001.gif bg

control process execution

ntcmds00000001.gif cal

display a calendar

ntcmds00000001.gif calendar

reminder service

ntcmds00000001.gif cancel

cancel print request

ntcmds00000001.gif cat

concatenate and display files

ntcmds00000001.gif cc

c compiler

ntcmds00000001.gif cd

change working directory

ntcmds00000001.gif chgrp

change file group ownership

ntcmds00000001.gif chmod

change the permissions mode of a file

ntcmds00000001.gif chown

change file ownership

ntcmds00000001.gif cksum

write file checksums and sizes

ntcmds00000001.gif cmp

compare two files

ntcmds00000001.gif col

reverse line-feeds filter

ntcmds00000001.gif comm

select or reject lines common to two files

ntcmds00000001.gif command

execute a simple command

ntcmds00000001.gif compress

compress, uncompress files or display expanded files

ntcmds00000001.gif cp

copy files

ntcmds00000001.gif cpio

copy file archives in and out

ntcmds00000001.gif crontab

user crontab file

ntcmds00000001.gif csplit

split files based on context

ntcmds00000001.gif ctags

generate tag file for Emacs, vi

ntcmds00000001.gif cu

call another UNIX system

ntcmds00000001.gif cut

cut out selected fields of each line of a file

ntcmds00000001.gif date

write the date and time

ntcmds00000001.gif dd

convert and copy a file

ntcmds00000001.gif delta

make a delta to an SCCS file

ntcmds00000001.gif df

displays number of free disk blocks and files

ntcmds00000001.gif diff

display line-by-line differences between pairs of text files

ntcmds00000001.gif dircmp

directory comparison

ntcmds00000001.gif dirname

deliver portions of path names

ntcmds00000001.gif dis

object code disassembler

ntcmds00000001.gif du

summarize disk usage


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