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The utilites in BusyBox generally have fewer options than their full-featured [[GNU coreutils|GNU cousins]].
 
The utilites in BusyBox generally have fewer options than their full-featured [[GNU coreutils|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]].
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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]].
 
|Homepage URL=http://www.busybox.net/
 
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|Documentation note=User manpage available in HTML format from https://busybox.net/downloads/BusyBox.html
 
|Documentation note=User manpage available in HTML format from https://busybox.net/downloads/BusyBox.html
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|IRC general=irc://irc.freenode.net/busybox
 
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|Version status=stable
 
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|Version download=https://busybox.net/downloads/busybox-1.26.1.tar.bz2
 
|Version download=https://busybox.net/downloads/busybox-1.26.1.tar.bz2
|Last review by=Genium
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|Last review date=2017/01/10
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|Last review date=2018/02/07
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
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|License verified date=2000-12-13
 
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Latest revision as of 07:35, 15 February 2018


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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.





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

License

GPLv2

Verified by

Genium

Verified on

10 January 2017




Leaders and contributors

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


Resources and communication

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


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