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BusyBox

http://www.busybox.net/
Set of common utilities built as single binary

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

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2Genium10 January 2017



Leaders and contributors

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


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
GuixHomepagehttps://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/b.html
Developer & UserBug Trackinghttps://bugs.busybox.net/
DebianHomepagehttps://packages.debian.org/jessie/busybox
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.busybox.net/busybox/
GentooHomepagehttps://packages.gentoo.org/packages/sys-apps/busybox
DeveloperE-mailmailto:busybox-cvs@busybox.net
FreeBSDHomepagehttps://www.freshports.org/sysutils/busybox/
SupportE-mailmailto:busybox@busybox.net
NetBSDHomepagehttp://pkgsrc.se/wip/busybox
DeveloperDownloadhttps://busybox.net/downloads/


Software prerequisites

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



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