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BusyBox

http://www.busybox.net/
BusyBox combines tiny versions of many common UNIX utilites into a single small executable. It provides minimalist replacements for most of the utlities you usually find in GNU coreutils.

The utilites in BusyBox generally have fewer options than their full-featured GNU cousins.

This package is widely used for rescue and embedded systems. It also provides more compact alternatives to other common utilities such as bzip2, dhcp, diffutils, e2fsprogs, file, findutils, gawk, grep, inetutils, less, modutils, net-tools, procps, sed, shadow, sysklogd, sysvinit, tar, util-linux, and vim.

Documentation

User manpage available in HTML format from https://busybox.net/downloads/BusyBox.html

"IRC irc://irc.freenode.net/busybox " IRC general channel
irc://irc.freenode.net/busybox

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Genium10 January 2017



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Larry Doolittle Contributor
Matt Kraai Contributor
Denys Vlasenko Maintainer
Erik Andersen Maintainer
Kent Robotti Contributor


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Support E-mail mailto:busybox@busybox.net
Gentoo Homepage https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/sys-apps/busybox
Developer & User Bug Tracking https://bugs.busybox.net/
FreeBSD Homepage https://www.freshports.org/sysutils/busybox/
Developer VCS Repository Webview https://git.busybox.net/busybox/
NetBSD Homepage http://pkgsrc.se/wip/busybox
Developer Download https://busybox.net/downloads/
Guix Homepage https://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/b.html
Developer E-mail mailto:busybox-cvs@busybox.net
Debian Homepage https://packages.debian.org/jessie/busybox


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 10 January 2017.



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