util-linux

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util-linux
Stable release

2.28

/ 22 March 2016; 5 months ago (2016-03-22)
Development status Active
Written in C and Python
Operating system Linux
Available in 27 languages, 8 full translations[1]
Type Utility software
License Portions variously under GNU General Public License (v2+ or v2 only), GNU Lesser General Public License (v2+) and BSD License.[2]
Website

www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/

git.kernel.org/cgit/utils/util-linux/util-linux.git
Source code repository github.com/karelzak/util-linux

util-linux is a standard package 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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It includes the following utilities:

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
  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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