The app-admin category contains non-core applications which relate to system administration.

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389-admin-console 389 Server Management Console (jar and help files)
389-console A Java based console for remote management 389 server
389-ds-console Java based remote management console used for Managing 389-admin 389-ds
abrt Automatic bug detection and reporting tool
aerospike-amc-community Web UI based monitoring tool for Aerospike Community Edition Server
amazon-ec2-init Init script to setup Amazon EC2 instance parameters
analog A webserver log analyzer
ansible Model-driven deployment, config management, and command execution framework
apache-tools Useful Apache tools - htdigest, htpasswd, ab, htdbm
apachetop A realtime Apache log analyzer
apg Another Password Generator
augeas A library for changing configuration files
authbind Bind sockets to privileged ports without root
aws-as-tools The API tools serve as the client interface to the Auto Scaling web service
aws-cw-tools The API tools serve as the client interface to the Amazon CloudWatch web service
aws-elb-tools Serves as the client interface to the Elastic Load Balancing web service
aws-iam-tools The Command Line Interface (CLI) for the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) Service
aws-rds-tools The Command Line Toolkit for the Amazon Relational Database Service
bastille Bastille-Linux is a security hardening tool
bcfg2 Configuration management tool
calamares Distribution-independent installer framework
cancd the CA NetConsole Daemon, a daemon to receive output from the Linux netconsole driver
ccze A flexible and fast logfile colorizer
cdist A usable configuration management system
cgmanager Control Group manager daemon
checkrestart the sysadmin's rolling upgrade tool
checksec Tool to check properties of executables (e.g. ASLR/PIE, RELRO, PaX, Canaries)
chroot_safe a tool to chroot any dynamically linked application in a safe and sane manner
chrootuid run a network service at low privilege level and with restricted file system access
chrpath chrpath can modify the rpath and runpath of ELF executables
cli53 Command line tool for Amazon Route 53
clog A colorized log tail utility
clsync Live sync tool based on inotify, written in GNU C
clustershell Python framework for efficient cluster administration
collectd Collects system statistics and provides mechanisms to store the values
conky An advanced, highly configurable system monitor for X
conkyforecast Conky weather forecast script with support for language files
conserver Serial Console Manager
consolehm Console based hardware monitor for FreeBSD
consul A tool for service discovery, monitoring and configuration
consul-replicate Consul cross-DC KV replication daemon
consul-template Generic template rendering and notifications with Consul
cpulimit Limits the CPU usage of a process
cronolog Cronolog apache logfile rotator
denyhosts DenyHosts is a utility to help sys admins thwart ssh hackers
diamond Python daemon that collects and publishes system metrics
dio dio - Device I/O monitoring tool
diradm diradm is a nearly complete nss/shadow suite for managing POSIX users/groups/data in LDAP
drush Command line shell and scripting interface for Drupal
durep A perl script designed for monitoring disk usage in a more visual way than du
ec2-ami-tools These command-line tools serve as the client interface to the Amazon EC2 web service
eclean-kernel Clean up old and stale kernel files
elektra Framework to store config parameters in hierarchical key-value pairs
emacs-updater Rebuild Emacs packages
entr Run arbitrary commands when files change
equo Entropy Package Manager text-based client
eselect Gentoo's multi-purpose configuration and management tool
evtxtools Read, decode and dump Windows Vista/2008/7 event log file
fam FAM, the File Alteration Monitor
fetchlog Displays the last new messages of a logfile
fifo-cronolog cronolog wrapper for use with dumb daemons like squid, varnish and so on
filebeat-bin Lightweight log shipper for Logstash and Elasticsearch
filewatcher This is a configuration file control system and IDS
fleet A Distributed init System
fsvs Backup/restore for subversion backends
gam-server Library providing the FAM File Alteration Monitor API
gamin Meta package providing the File Alteration Monitor API & Server
genromfs Create space-efficient, small, read-only romfs filesystems
gentoo-rsync-mirror Ebuild for setting up a Gentoo rsync mirror
geolizer Webserver log file analyzer
github-backup-utils Backup and recovery utilities for GitHub Enterprise
gkrellm Single process stack of various system monitors
glance Services for discovering, registering, and retrieving VM images
gnome-system-log System log viewer for GNOME
grubconfig Simple Tool to configure Grub-Bootloader
gtkdiskfree Graphical tool to show free disk space like df
hardening-check Report the hardening characterists of a set of binaries
hardinfo A system information and benchmark tool for Linux systems
haskell-updater Rebuild Haskell dependencies in Gentoo
hddtemp A simple utility to read the temperature of SMART capable hard drives
ide-smart A tool to read SMART information from harddiscs
integrit file integrity verification program
jinit An alternative to sysvinit which supports the need(8) concept
kedpm Ked Password Manager helps to manage large amounts of passwords and related information
keepass A free, open source, light-weight and easy-to-use password manager
keepassx Qt password manager compatible with its Win32 and Pocket PC versions
killproc killproc and assorted tools for boot scripts
kpcli A command line interface to KeePass database files
lastpass-binary-component Binary component required by the LastPass Password Manager browser extension
lastpass-cli Interfaces with from the command line.
lib_users Checks /proc for libraries being mapped but marked as deleted
lnav A curses-based tool for viewing and analyzing log files
localepurge Script to recover diskspace on unneeded locale files & localized man pages
logcheck Mails anomalies in the system logfiles to the administrator
logmon Split-screen terminal/ncurses based log viewer
logrotate Rotates, compresses, and mails system logs
logsentry automatically monitor system logs and mail security violations on a periodic basis
logstalgia Replays or streams an access_log as a retro arcade game-like simulation
logstash-bin Tool for managing events and logs
logstash-forwarder Collects logs locally in preparation for processing elsewhere
logsurfer+ Real Time Log Monitoring and Alerting
longrun A utility to control Transmeta's Crusoe and Efficeon processors
lsat The Linux Security Auditing Tool
lsyncd Live Syncing (Mirror) Daemon
makepasswd Random password generator
mate-system-tools Tools aimed to make easy the administration of UNIX systems
matter Automated Packages Builder for Portage and Entropy
mcelog A tool to log and decode Machine Check Exceptions
mcollective Framework to build server orchestration or parallel job execution systems
metalog A highly configurable replacement for syslogd/klogd
mktwpol Bash scripts to install tripwire and generate tripwire policy files
mms-agent MongoDB MMS agents
mongo-tools A high-performance, open source, schema-free document-oriented database
monit a utility for monitoring and managing daemons or similar programs running on a Unix system
multilog-watch Watches a multilog file for irregularities
needrestart Restart daemons after library updates
newsyslog a highly configurable program for managing and archiving log files
ngxtop real-time metrics for nginx server (and others)
openrc-settingsd System settings D-Bus service for OpenRC
packagekit PackageKit Package Manager interface (meta package)
packagekit-base Manage packages in a secure way using a cross-distro and cross-architecture API
packagekit-gtk Gtk3 PackageKit backend library
packagekit-qt Qt PackageKit backend library
pass Stores, retrieves, generates, and synchronizes passwords securely using gpg, pwgen, and git
passook Password generator capable of generating pronounceable and/or secure passwords
passwordsafe Password manager with wxGTK based frontend
paxtest PaX regression test suite
perl-cleaner User land tool for cleaning up old perl installs
petrovich Filesystem Integrity Checker
phpsyslogng php-syslog-ng is a log monitor designed to easily manage logs from many hosts
pprocm a ncurses which monitors the CPU, disk, network and memory usage
procinfo Displays some kernel stats and info on a running Linux system
procinfo-ng Completely rewrite of the old system monitoring app procinfo
psmon Monitors process table to slay aggressive, and spawn dead, processes
puppet A system automation and configuration management software.
puppet-agent general puppet client utils along with mcollective hiera and facter
puppet-lint A linter for puppet DSL
puppetdb PuppetDB collects data generated by Puppet.
puppetserver Puppet Server is the next-generation application for managing Puppet agents.
pwcrypt An improved version of cli-crypt (encrypts data sent to it from the cli)
pwgen Password Generator
pydf Enhanced df with colors
python-updater Script used to reinstall Python packages after changing active Python versions
qpage Sends messages to an alphanumeric pager via TAP protocol
qtpass multi-platform GUI for pass, the standard unix password manager
quickswitch Utility to switch network profiles on the fly
r10k Puppet environment and module deployment
radmind command-line tools and server to remotely administer multiple Unix filesystems
ranpwd Generate random passwords using the in-kernel cryptographically secure random number generator
recursos Script to create html and text report about your system
reportmagic Makes usable statistics from your web site log file analysis
restart_services Tool to manage OpenRC services that need to be restarted
rex (R)?ex is a small script to ease the execution of remote commands
rsyslog An enhanced multi-threaded syslogd with database support and more
sagan Sagan is a multi-threaded, real time system and event log monitoring system
sagan-rules Rules for Sagan log analyzer
salt Salt is a remote execution and configuration manager
setools Policy Analysis Tools for SELinux
socklog small secure replacement for syslogd with automatic log rotation
sshguard protects hosts from brute force attacks against ssh
stow Manage installation of software in /var/lib/
sud A daemon to execute processes with special (and customizable) privileges in a nosuid environment
sudo Allows users or groups to run commands as other users
superadduser Interactive adduser script from Slackware
supernova novaclient wrapper for multiple nova environments
supervisor A system for controlling process state under UNIX
swatch Perl-based system log watcher
sxid suid, sgid file and directory checking
sysklogd Standard log daemons
syslog-ng syslog replacement with advanced filtering features
syslog-summary Summarizes the contents of a syslog log file
syslogread Syslog message handling tools
sysrqd daemon providing access to the kernel sysrq functions via network
sysstat System performance tools for Linux
system-config-printer GNOME frontend for a Red Hat's printer administration tool
system-tools-backends Tools aimed to make easy the administration of UNIX systems
systemrescuecd-x86 The .iso image of SystemRescueCD rescue disk, x86 (+ amd64) variant
tenshi Log parsing and notification program
testdisk Checks and undeletes partitions + PhotoRec, signature based recovery tool
tmpreaper A utility for removing files based on when they were last accessed
tmpwatch Files which haven't been accessed in a given period of time are removed from specified directories
tripwire Open Source File Integrity Checker and IDS
ulogd A userspace logging daemon for netfilter/iptables related logging
usbview Display the topology of devices on the USB bus
vault A tool for managing secrets
verynice A tool for dynamically adjusting the nice-level of processes
watchfolder Watches directories and processes files, similar to the watchfolder option of Acrobat Distiller
webalizer Webserver log file analyzer
webapp-config Gentoo's installer for web-based applications
webmin A web-based Unix systems administration interface
whowatch interactive who-like program that displays information about users currently logged on in real time
xstow replacement for GNU stow with extensions
xtail Tail multiple logfiles at once, even if rotated
yaala Yet Another Log Analyzer
yadm A dotfile manager for the config files in your home folder


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