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Component programs basename,chroot,date,dirname,echo,env,expr,factor,false,groups,hostname,id,logname,nice,nohup,pathchk,printenv,printf,pwd,seq,sleep,stty,su,tee,test,true,tty,uname,users,who,whoami,yes  +
Computer languages C  +
Documentation note User manual included
Full description * 'shellutils' is now part of 'coreutils' * 'shellutils' is now part of 'coreutils' The shell utility programs are: * basename- removes the path prefix from a given pathname * chroot- changes the root directory * date- prints the system date and time * dirname- removes the last level or filename from a pathname * echo- prints a line of text * env- displays/modifies the environment * expr- evaluates expressions * factor- prints prime factor * false- returns an unsuccessful exit status * groups- prints the groups the user belongs to * hostname- prints or sets the machine name * id- print real/effective/ uid/gid * logname- prints current login name * nice- modifies scheduling priority * nohup- lets a command keep running after logging out * pathchk- checks file name portability * pinky- lightweight 'finger' program; prints user information * printenv- prints environment variables * printf- formats and prints data * pwd- prints the working (current) directory * seq- prints numeric sequences * sleep- suspends execution for a specified time * stty- prints/changes terminal settings * su- lets you adopt the ID of another user or superuser * tee- sends output to multiple files * test- evaluates an expression * true- returns a successful exit status * tty- prints terminal name * uname- prints system information * uptime- tells how long the system has been running * users- prints current user names * who- prints a list of all users currently logged in * whoami- prints effective user ID * yes- prints a string indefinitely This program has been folded into 'coreutils.' Please see that entry ( for the latest information on this software. This project was a GNU package. It has since been decommissioned and is no longer developed.decommissioned and is no longer developed.
GNU package identifier coreutils  +
Homepage URL  +
Interface command-line  +
Is GNU true  +
Keywords development  + , administration  + , file management  +
Last review by Alejandroindependiente +
Last review date 16 January 2017  +
License GPLv2orlater +
License verified by Janet Casey  +
License verified date 1 February 2001  +
Name shellutils  +
Real name Jim Meyering  + , See the THANKS file and the Changelog for a complete list  +
Related projects Fileutils +
Revisionid 41,230  +
Revisiontimestamp 16 January 2017 15:44:49  +
Revisionuser User:Alejandroindependiente +
Role Maintainer  + , Contributor  +
Runs-on GNU/Linux  +
Short description Command line utilities  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
Use system-administration  +
User level none  +
Version comment 2.0 stable released on 1999-08-15
Version date 15 August 1999  +
Version identifier 2.0  +
Version status stable  +
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