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UNIX Command Reference



ntcmds00000001.gif read

Read from a channel

ntcmds00000001.gif renice

alter priority of running processes

ntcmds00000001.gif rm

remove directory entries

ntcmds00000001.gif rmdel

remove a delta from an SCCS file

ntcmds00000001.gif rmdir

remove directory entries

ntcmds00000001.gif sact

show editing activity status of an SCCS file

ntcmds00000001.gif sccs

front end for the Source Code Control System (SCCS)

ntcmds00000001.gif sed

stream editor

ntcmds00000001.gif sh

standard and job control shell and command interpreter

ntcmds00000001.gif sleep

suspend execution for an interval

ntcmds00000001.gif sort

sort, merge, or sequence check text files

ntcmds00000001.gif spell

report spelling errors

ntcmds00000001.gif split

split a string into a proper Tcl list

ntcmds00000001.gif strings

find printable strings in an object or binary file

ntcmds00000001.gif strip

strip symbol table, debugging and line number information from an object file

ntcmds00000001.gif stty

set the options for a terminal

ntcmds00000001.gif sum

print checksum and block count for a file

ntcmds00000001.gif tabs

set tabs on a terminal

ntcmds00000001.gif tail

deliver the last part of a file

ntcmds00000001.gif talk

talk to another user

ntcmds00000001.gif tar

create tape archives and add or extract files

ntcmds00000001.gif tee

replicate the standard output
ntcmds00000001.gif telnet user interface to a remote system using the TELNET protocol

ntcmds00000001.gif test

evaluate condition(s) or make execution of actions dependent upon the evaluation of condition(s)

ntcmds00000001.gif time

time the execution of a script

ntcmds00000001.gif touch

change file access and modification times

ntcmds00000001.gif tput

initialize a terminal or query terminfo database

ntcmds00000001.gif tr

translate characters

ntcmds00000001.gif true

provide truth values

ntcmds00000001.gif tsort

topological sort

ntcmds00000001.gif tty

return user's terminal name

ntcmds00000001.gif type

write a description of command type

ntcmds00000001.gif ulimit

set or get limitations on the system resources available to the current shell and its descendents

ntcmds00000001.gif umask

get or set the file mode creation mask

ntcmds00000001.gif unalias

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

ntcmds00000001.gif uname

print name of current system

ntcmds00000001.gif uncompress

compress, uncompress files or display expanded files

ntcmds00000001.gif unexpand

expand TAB characters to SPACE characters, and vice versa

ntcmds00000001.gif unget

undo a previous get of an SCCS file

ntcmds00000001.gif uniq

report or filter out repeated lines in a file

ntcmds00000001.gif unlink

link and unlink files and directories

ntcmds00000001.gif unpack

compress and expand files

ntcmds00000001.gif uucp

UNIX-to-UNIX system copy

ntcmds00000001.gif uudecode

encode a binary file, or decode its encoded representation

ntcmds00000001.gif uuencode

encode a binary file, or decode its encoded representation

ntcmds00000001.gif uulog

UNIX-to-UNIX system copy

ntcmds00000001.gif uuname

UNIX-to-UNIX system copy

ntcmds00000001.gif uupick

public UNIX-to-UNIX system file copy

ntcmds00000001.gif uustat

uucp status inquiry and job control

ntcmds00000001.gif uuto

public UNIX-to-UNIX system file copy

ntcmds00000001.gif uux

UNIX-to-UNIX system command execution

ntcmds00000001.gif val

validate an SCCS file

ntcmds00000001.gif vi

screen-oriented (visual) display editor based on ex

ntcmds00000001.gif wait

await process completion

ntcmds00000001.gif wc

display a count of lines, words and characters in a file

ntcmds00000001.gif what

extract SCCS version information from a file

ntcmds00000001.gif who

who is on the system

ntcmds00000001.gif write

write to another user

ntcmds00000001.gif xargs

construct argument lists and invoke utility

ntcmds00000001.gif yacc

yet another compiler-compiler

ntcmds00000001.gif zcat

compress or expand files


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