This document describes how best to use multiple discs and partitions for a Linux system. Although some of this text is Linux specific, the general approach outlined here can be applied to many other multi tasking operating systems.
This document describes how to copy a Linux system from one hard disc to another.
This document describes how to rescue your Linux partition if MS-DOS deleted it.
addftinfo Add information to troff font files for use with groff.
afmtodit Create font files for use with groff.
colcrt Filter nroff output for CRT previewing.
enscript Convert text files to postscript.
eqn Format equations for troff. Compiles descriptions of equations embedded in troff.
geqn Used to print special symbols and complex equations. Not user friendly.
git GNU interactive tools.
gitaction Per file type action script.
gitkeys Display key sequence …
banner Print a large banner on printer.
lpr Print, submits a job to the printer.
Ex: lpr -Pdest filename. Dest is the destination printer. the name of the file to print is filename.
lpc Lets you check the status of the printer and set its state.
lpq Shows the contents of a spool directory for a given printer.
lprm Removes a job from the printer queue.
gs Ghostscript …
ac Print statistics about users’ connect time.
accton Turn on accounting of processes. To turn it on type “accton /var/log/pacct”.
adduser Ex: adduser mark – Effect: Adds a user to the system named mark
chage Used to change the time the user’s password will expire.
chfn Change the user full name field finger information
chgrp Changes the group ownership of files.
chown Change the owner of file(s ) to another …
env Show all environment variables.
export Set the value of a variable so it is visible to all subprocesses that belong to the current shell.
printenv Print all or part of environment.
reset Restores runtime parameters for session to default values.
set Shows how the environment is set up. This is a builtin bash command.
ldconfig Updates the necessary links for the run time link bindings.
Keys and keycodes and console
dumpkeys Dump keyboard translation tables.
getkeycodes Print kernel scancode-to-keycode mapping table.
lesskey Specify key bindings for less.
loadkeys Load keyboard translation tables.
psfaddtable Add a unicode character table to a console font.
psfgettable Extract the embedded Unicode character table from a console font.
psfstriptable Remove the embedded Unicode character table from a console font.
resizecons Change kernel idea of the console size.
setkeycodes Load kernel …