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shell-tools


Command shell tools, a collection of programs for interactive shell use on the Language Bank unix server

Description

Linux provides, basically, two major shells: tcsh and bash. In addition to these, there are a lot of utilities that help in using the command shells.

  • alias
  • apropos (1) - search the whatis database for strings
  • arch (1) - print machine architecture
  • bash (1) - GNU Bourne-Again SHell
  • cal (1) - displays a calendar
  • crontab (1) - maintain crontab files for individual users (V3)
  • date (1) - print or set the system date and time
  • detect-system
  • dircolors (1) - color setup for ls
  • expr (1) - evaluate expressions
  • finger (1) - user information lookup program
  • groups
  • history
  • hostname (1) - show or set the system's host name
  • id (1) - print real and effective UIDs and GIDs
  • man (1) - format and display the on-line manual pages
  • msgs (1) - system messages and junk mail program
  • nohup (1) - run a command immune to hangups, with output to a non-tty
  • pwd (1) - print name of current/working directory
  • quota (1) - display disk usage and limits
  • resize (1x) - set TERMCAP and terminal settings to current xterm window size
  • setenv
  • source
  • sh [ash] (1) - command interpreter (shell)
  • ssh (1) - OpenSSH SSH client (remote login program)
  • ssh-add (1) - adds RSA or DSA identities to the authentication agent
  • ssh-agent (1) - authentication agent
  • ssh-keygen (1) - authentication key generation, management and conversion
  • ssh-keyscan (1) - gather ssh public keys
  • ssh-keysign (8) - ssh helper program for hostbased authentication
  • su (1) - run a shell with substitute user and group IDs
  • tcsh (1) - C shell with file name completion and command line editing
  • test (1) - check file types and compare values
  • time (1) - time a simple command or give resource usage
  • tset (1) - terminal initialization
  • tty (1) - print the file name of the terminal connected to standard input
  • uname (2) - get name and information about current kernel
  • uptime (1) - Tell how long the system has been running
  • w (1) - show who is logged on and what they are doing
  • whatis (1) - search the whatis database for complete words
  • whereis (1) - locate the binary, source, and manual page files for a command
  • which (1) - shows the full path of (shell) commands
  • who (1) - show who is logged on
  • whoami (1) - print effective userid
  • xauth (1x) - X authority file utility
  • xterm (1x) - terminal emulator for X

Version and Copyright Information

version:

copyright:

Usage

The following shows how to use some simple commands:

$ uname
Linux
$ uptime
 17:48:15 up 17 days,  3:00,  1 user,  load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
$ cal
   marraskuu 2006
su ma ti ke to pe la 
          1  2  3  4
 5  6  7  8  9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30
$  apropos fortran
g77                  (1)  - GNU project Fortran 77 compiler
$ detect-system
Linux RedHat 4(Nahant Update 4 2.6.9-42.0.3.EL i686)
$ pwd
/l/kielipankki
$ hostname
corpus3.csc.fi
$ finger username
Login: username                             Name: Usern Amer
Directory: /home/csc/username               Shell: /bin/bash
On since to marras  2 15:03 (EET) on pts/0 from dhcp-27.csc.fi
No mail.
No Plan.
$ groups
sktp-a sktp-b 
$  whatis w
w                    (1)  - Show who is logged on and what they are doing
$ whereis fintwol
fintwol: /usr/local/bin/fintwol
$ which gcc      
/f/bin/gcc
$ 

Help, Manuals and Documentation

help commands:
man command

further information:

Bugs

License Text

Other Information

Field of science: Linguistics

Available:
corpus

License: LicenseTypePGnu

To be copied to: https://wwwk.csc.fi/english/research/software/shell-tools
To be seen at: http://www.csc.fi/english/research/software/shell-tools
See also: KitWiki.SuomenKielipankki:Dev:Linguistics_Software, Old.ToolResources
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Topic revision: r7 - 2008-11-21 - HennaRiikkaLaitinen
 
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