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GNU Coreutils

This manual documents version 8.23 of the GNU core utilities, including the standard programs for text and file manipulation.

Copyright © 1994-2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

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--- The Detailed Node Listing ---

Common Options

Output of entire files

Formatting file contents

Output of parts of files

Summarizing files

Operating on sorted files

ptx: Produce permuted indexes

Operating on fields

Operating on characters

tr: Translate, squeeze, and/or delete characters

Directory listing

ls: List directory contents

Basic operations

Special file types

Changing file attributes

Disk usage

Printing text

Conditions

test: Check file types and compare values

expr: Evaluate expression

Redirection

File name manipulation

Working context

stty: Print or change terminal characteristics

User information

System context

date: Print or set system date and time

SELinux context

Modified command invocation

Process control

Delaying

Numeric operations

File permissions

Date input formats

Opening the software toolbox

Copying This Manual