A collection of basic system utilities.
The util-linux package contains a large variety of low-level system
utilities that are necessary for a Linux system to function. Among
others, Util-linux contains the fdisk configuration tool and the login
The cal(1) date routines were written from scratch, basically from first
principles. The algorithm for calculating the day of week from any
Gregorian date was "reverse engineered". This was necessary as most of
the documented algorithms have to do with date calculations for other
calendars (e.g. julian) and are only accurate when converted to gregorian
within a narrow range of dates.
1 Jan 1 is
RedHat and SuSE take the program clear from ncurses.
A 20KB program equivalent to "tput clear".
Slackware uses the script.
So, both versions will behave identically, and
Slackware saves 20 KB.
# @(#)README 5.1 (Berkeley) 5/22/90
col - filter out reverse line feeds.
-b do not print any backspaces (last character written is printed)
-f allow half line feeds in output, by default characters between
lines are pushed to the line below
-x do not compress spaces into tabs.
-l num keep (at least) num lines in memory, 128 are kept by default
In the 32V source code to col(1)
`fdisk': the Linux partition table editor
`fdisk' is the
@(#) README 1.8 9/1/91 23:32:37
This is a SYSV/SunOS4 getty program with useful features for hardwi
Hwclock is a program that runs under Linux and sets and queries the
Hardware Clock, which is often
25/10/95 Peter Orbaek <email@example.com>
Some notes for using agetty with modems
Using a comms pro
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