util-linux

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util-linux
Stable release
2.32.1 / July 16, 2018; 3 months ago (2018-07-16)
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Written inC and Python
Operating systemLinux
Available in27 languages, 8 full translations[1]
TypeUtility software
LicensePortions variously under GNU General Public License (v2+ or v2 only), GNU Lesser General Public License (v2+) and BSD License.[2]
Websitewww.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/
git.kernel.org/cgit/utils/util-linux/util-linux.git

util-linux is a standard package distributed by the Linux Kernel Organization for use as part of the Linux operating system. A fork, util-linux-ng—with ng meaning "next generation"—was created when development stalled,[3] but as of January 2011 has been renamed back to util-linux, and is the official version of the package.[4]

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Included[edit]

It includes the following utilities:

Removed[edit]

Utilities formerly included, but removed as of 1 July 2015:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Translation Project util-linux textual domain". 2015. Retrieved 2015-07-02.
  2. ^ "README.licensing". util-linux source tree. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  3. ^ Karel Zak (2006-12-18). "[ANNOUNCE] util-linux-ng fork". Retrieved 2014-04-12.
  4. ^ Karel Zak (2010-12-01). "[ANNOUNCE] util-linux without -ng". Retrieved 2014-04-12.
  5. ^ a b c d e f "Documentation/deprecated.txt". util-linux. 2014-04-07. Retrieved 2015-07-01.
  6. ^ "lscpu". Archived from the original on 2014-07-05. Retrieved 2014-11-28.
  7. ^ Karel Zak (2012-01-25). "prlimit(1)". Retrieved 2014-08-09.
  8. ^ Sami Kerola (2012-12-16). "tunelp: deprecation: remove command from default build". util-linux. Retrieved 2014-04-12.
  9. ^ Karel Zak (2013-03-14). "arch: remove the command, deprecated since 2.13, use coreutils version". util-linux. Retrieved 2015-07-01.
  10. ^ Karel Zak (2013-03-14). "chkdupexe: remove, deprecated for years". util-linux. Retrieved 2015-07-01.
  11. ^ Karel Zak. "clock: Dropped entirely. Use hwclock". util-linux. Retrieved 2015-07-01.
  12. ^ Sami Kerola (2014-05-11). "cytune: remove from util-linux". util-linux. Retrieved 2015-07-01.
  13. ^ Karel Zak (2011-08-18). "build-sys: add --enable-ddate". util-linux. Retrieved 2014-04-12.
  14. ^ Sami Kerola (2012-10-08). "ddate: remove from util-linux". util-linux. Retrieved 2015-07-01.
  15. ^ Sami Kerola (2013-08-17). "build-sys: complete elvtune removal". util-linux. Retrieved 2015-07-01.
  16. ^ a b c d e f g Karel Zak (2011-06-08). "simpleinit: remove this deprecated set of utils". util-linux. Retrieved 2014-04-12.
  17. ^ a b c d Karel Zak (2010-05-13). "rdev: remove this deprecated command". util-linux. Retrieved 2014-04-12.

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