Name Section info
addpart 8 addpart — tell the kernel about the existence of a partition Synopsis addpart device partition start length DESCRIPTI
agetty 8 agetty — alternative Linux getty Synopsis agetty [options] port [ baud_rate... ] [term] DESCRIPTION agetty opens
blkdiscard 8 blkdiscard — discard sectors on a device Synopsis blkdiscard [options] [ −o offset ] [ −l length ] device DESCR
blkid 8 blkid — locate/print block device attributes Synopsis blkid −−label label | −−uuid uuid blkid [ −−no−encoding −−ga
blkzone 8 blkzone — run zone command on a device Synopsis blkzone command [options] device DESCRIPTION blkzone is used to
blockdev 8 blockdev — call block device ioctls from the command line Synopsis blockdev [−q] [−v] command [ command... ] device [ device... ]
cfdisk 8 cfdisk — display or manipulate a disk partition table Synopsis cfdisk [options] [device] DESCRIPTION cfdisk is
chcpu 8 chcpu — configure CPUs Synopsis chcpu −c | −d | −e | −g cpu−list chcpu −p mode chcpu −r | −h | −V
chmem 8 chmem — configure memory Synopsis chmem [−h] [−V] [−v] [ −e | −d ] [ SIZE | RANGE | −b BLOCKRANGE ] [ −z ZONE ] DESCR
ctrlaltdel 8 ctrlaltdel — set the function of the Ctrl-Alt-Del combination Synopsis ctrlaltdel hard | soft DESCRIPTION Based on exam
delpart 8 delpart — tell the kernel to forget about a partition Synopsis delpart device partition DESCRIPTION delpart ask
fdformat 8 fdformat — low-level format a floppy disk Synopsis fdformat [options] device DESCRIPTION fdformat does a low-le
fdisk 8 fdisk — manipulate disk partition table Synopsis fdisk [options] device fdisk −l [ device... ] DESCRIPTION
findfs 8 findfs — find a filesystem by label or UUID Synopsis findfs NAME= value DESCRIPTION findfs will search the block device
findmnt 8 findmnt — find a filesystem Synopsis findmnt [options] findmnt [options] device | mountpoint findmnt [options]
fsck 8 fsck — check and repair a Linux filesystem Synopsis fsck [−lsAVRTMNP] [ −r [fd] ] [ −C [fd] ] [ −t fstype ] [ filesystem... ] [−−] [fs
fsck.cramfs 8 fsck.cramfs — fsck compressed ROM file system Synopsis fsck.cramfs [options] file DESCRIPTION fsck.cramfs is us
fsck.minix 8 fsck.minix — check consistency of Minix filesystem Synopsis fsck.minix [options] device DESCRIPTION fsck.minix
fsfreeze 8 fsfreeze — suspend access to a filesystem (Ext3/4, ReiserFS, JFS, XFS) Synopsis fsfreeze −−freeze | −−unfreeze mountpoint
fstrim 8 fstrim — discard unused blocks on a mounted filesystem Synopsis fstrim [−Aa] [ −o offset ] [ −l length ] [ −m minimum−size ] [−v] mountpoint
hwclock 8 hwclock — time clocks utility Synopsis hwclock [function] [ option... ] DESCRIPTION hwclock is an administratio
iconvconfig 8 iconvconfig — create iconv module configuration cache Synopsis iconvconfig [options] [directory...] DESCRIPTION
intro 8 intro — introduction to administration and privileged commands DESCRIPTION Section 8 of the manual describes commands which either can be or are used o
isosize 8 isosize — output the length of an iso9660 filesystem Synopsis isosize [options] iso9660_image_file DESCRIPTION
ld.so 8 ld.so, ld−linux.so — dynamic linker/loader SYNOPSIS The dynamic linker can be run either indirectly by running some dynamically linked program or shared ob
ldattach 8 ldattach — attach a line discipline to a serial line Synopsis ldattach [−1278denoVh] [ −i iflag ] [ −s speed ] ldisc device
ldconfig 8 ldconfig — configure dynamic linker run-time bindings Synopsis /sbin/ldconfig [−nNvXV] [ −f fIconffP ] [ −C fIcachefP ] [ −r fIrootfP ] dire
losetup 8 losetup — set up and control loop devices Synopsis Get info: losetup [fIloopdev
lsblk 8 lsblk — list block devices Synopsis lsblk [options] [ device... ] DESCRIPTION lsblk lists information about all
lslocks 8 lslocks — list local system locks Synopsis lslocks [options] DESCRIPTION lslocks lists information about all the curren
lsns 8 lsns — list namespaces Synopsis lsns [options] [namespace] DESCRIPTION lsns lists information about all the cur
mkfs 8 mkfs — build a Linux filesystem Synopsis mkfs [options] [ −t type ] [fs−options] device [size] DESCRIPTION
mkfs.cramfs 8 mkfs.cramfs — make compressed ROM file system Synopsis mkfs.cramfs [options] directory file DESCRIPTION Files on cram
mkfs.bfs 8 mkfs.bfs — make an SCO bfs filesystem Synopsis mkfs.bfs [options] device [block−count] DESCRIPTION mkfs.bfs c
mkfs.minix 8 mkfs.minix — make a Minix filesystem Synopsis mkfs.minix [options] device [size−in−blocks] DESCRIPTION mkfs.minix
mkswap 8 mkswap — set up a Linux swap area Synopsis mkswap [options] device [size] DESCRIPTION mkswap sets up a Linux sw
mount 8 mount — mount a filesystem Synopsis mount [ −l | −h | −V ] mount -a [−fFnrsvw] [ −t fstype ] [ −O optlist ]
nologin 8 nologin — politely refuse a login Synopsis nologin [−V] [−h] DESCRIPTION nologin displays a message that an account
nscd 8 nscd — name service cache daemon DESCRIPTION nscd is a daemon that provides a cache for the most common name service requests. The default configuratio
pam 8 Name PAM, pam — Pluggable Authentication Modules for Linux DESCRIPTION This manual is intended to offer a quick introduction to Linux-PAM. For more
partx 8 partx — tell the kernel about the presence and numbering of on-disk partitions Synopsis partx [ −a | −d | −P | −r | −s | −u ] [ −t type ] [
pivot_root 8 pivot_root — change the root filesystem Synopsis pivot_root new_root put_old DESCRIPTION pivot_root moves the r
raw 8 raw — bind a Linux raw character device Synopsis raw /dev/raw/raw<N> <major> <minor> raw /dev/raw/raw<N>
readprofile 8 readprofile — read kernel profiling information Synopsis readprofile [options] VERSION This manpage documents version 2.0 of
resizepart 8 resizepart — tell the kernel about the new size of a partition Synopsis resizepart device partition length DESCRIPTIO
rfkill 8 rfkill — tool for enabling and disabling wireless devices Synopsis rfkill [options] [command] [ id | type... ] DESCRI
rtcwake 8 rtcwake — enter a system sleep state until specified wakeup time Synopsis rtcwake [options] [ −d device ] [ −m standby_mode ]
setarch 8 setarch — change reported architecture in new program environment and/or set personality flags Synopsis setarch [arch] [options] [ program [ argumen
sfdisk 8 sfdisk — display or manipulate a disk partition table Synopsis sfdisk [options] device [ −N partition−number ] sfd
slapacl 8 slapacl — Check access to a list of attributes. Synopsis SBINDIR/slapacl −b DN [ −d debug−level ] [ −D authcDN | −U authcID ] [ −f slapd.conf
slapadd 8 slapadd — Add entries to a SLAPD database Synopsis SBINDIR/slapadd [ −b suffix ] [−c] [ −d debug−level ] [ −f slapd.conf ] [ −F confdir ] [−
slapauth 8 slapauth — Check a list of string-represented IDs for LDAP authc/authz Synopsis SBINDIR/slapauth [ −d debug−level ] [ −f slapd.conf ]
slapcat 8 slapcat — SLAPD database to LDIF utility Synopsis SBINDIR/slapcat [ −a filter ] [ −b suffix ] [−c] [ −d debug−level ] [ −f slapd.conf
slapd 8 slapd — Stand-alone LDAP Daemon Synopsis LIBEXECDIR/slapd [ −4 | −6 ] [ −T acl | a [dd] | auth | c [at] | d [n] | i [ndex] | p [asswd] | s [
slapindex 8 slapindex — Reindex entries in a SLAPD database Synopsis SBINDIR/slapindex [ −b suffix ] [−c] [ −d debug−level ] [ −f slapd.conf ] [ −F confdi
slappasswd 8 slappasswd — OpenLDAP password utility Synopsis SBINDIR/slappasswd [−v] [−u] [ −g | −s secret | −T file ] [ −h hash ] [ −c salt−format ] [
slapschema 8 slapschema — SLAPD in-database schema checking utility Synopsis SBINDIR/slapschema [ −a filter ] [ −b suffix ] [−c] [ −d debug−lev
slaptest 8 slaptest — Check the suitability of the OpenLDAP slapd configuration Synopsis SBINDIR/slaptest [ −d debug−level ] [ −f slapd.conf ] [
sln 8 sln — create symbolic links Synopsis sln source dest sln filelist DESCRIPTION The sln program cre
sulogin 8 sulogin — single-user login Synopsis sulogin [options] [tty] DESCRIPTION sulogin is invoked by init when the syst
swaplabel 8 swaplabel — print or change the label or UUID of a swap area Synopsis swaplabel [ −L label ] [ −U UUID ] device DESCRIPTI
swapon 8 swapon, swapoff — enable/disable devices and files for paging and swapping Synopsis swapon [options] [ specialfile... ] swapof
switch_root 8 switch_root — switch to another filesystem as the root of the mount tree Synopsis switch_root [−hV] switch_root newroot init [
tunelp 8 tunelp — set various parameters for the lp device Synopsis tunelp [options] device DESCRIPTION tunelp sets severa
tzselect 8 tzselect — select a timezone Synopsis tzselect DESCRIPTION The tzselect program asks the user for information about the
umount 8 umount — unmount file systems Synopsis umount -a [−dflnrv] [ −t fstype ] [ −O option... ] umount [−dflnrv] directory | device ...
uuidd 8 uuidd — UUID generation daemon Synopsis uuidd [options] DESCRIPTION The uuidd daemon is used by the UUID library to gen
vipw 8 vipw, vigr — edit the password or group file Synopsis vipw [options] vigr [options] DESCRIPTION vipw ed
wdctl 8 wdctl — show hardware watchdog status Synopsis wdctl [options] [ device... ] DESCRIPTION Show hardware watchdog statu
wipefs 8 wipefs — wipe a signature from a device Synopsis wipefs [options] device... wipefs [−−backup] −o offset device...
zdump 8 zdump — timezone dumper Synopsis zdump [option...] [timezone...] DESCRIPTION The zdump program prints the curre
zic 8 zic — timezone compiler Synopsis zic [option...] [filename...] DESCRIPTION The zic program reads text from the
zramctl 8 zramctl — set up and control zram devices Synopsis Get info: zramctl [options]
slapdn 8 slapdn — Check a list of string-represented LDAP DNs based on schema syntax Synopsis SBINDIR/slapdn [ −d debug−level ] [ −f slapd.conf