sys-apps


All packages

linux-misc-apps Misc tools bundled with kernel sources
gentoo-systemd-integration systemd integration files for Gentoo
kmscon KMS/DRM based virtual Console Emulator
ibm-powerpc-utils Utilities for the maintainance of the IBM and Apple PowerPC platforms
smc-sum-driver Supermicro Update Manager (SUM) kernel module
lsadb Prints out information on all devices attached to the ADB bus
osinfo-db osinfo database files
pacman Archlinux's binary package manager
xdg-dbus-proxy Filtering proxy for D-Bus connections
highway High performance source code search tool
xinetd powerful replacement for inetd
renameutils Use your favorite text editor to rename files
x86info Dave Jones' handy, informative x86 CPU diagnostic utility
lm-sensors Hardware Monitoring user-space utilities
lsb-release LSB version query program
net-tools Standard Linux networking tools
dtc Open Firmware device tree compiler
lcdsplash splash Gentoo boot information on LCD's
elivepatch-server Live patch building server with RESTFul Api for elivepatch-client
pmount Policy based mounter that gives the ability to mount removable devices as a user
s6-portable-utils Set of tiny portable unix utilities
sysvinit /sbin/init - parent of all processes
powerpc-utils PowerPC utilities including nvsetenv, and additional OldWorld apps
udevil mount and unmount removable devices without a password
lmctfy Linux application container management from Google
logwatch Analyzes and Reports on system logs
makedev program used for creating device files in /dev
osinfo-db-tools Tools for managing the osinfo database
unscd simple & stable nscd replacement
tcp-wrappers TCP Wrappers
timer_entropyd A timer-based entropy generator
diffutils Tools to make diffs and compare files
dmapi XFS data management API library
dog Dog is better than cat
noexec a package for preventing processes from using exec system calls
pmount-gui A simple graphical frontend for pmount
dmidecode DMI (Desktop Management Interface) table related utilities
lcdtest Displays test patterns to spot dead/hot pixels on LCD screens
systemd System and service manager for Linux
iotools Simple commands to access hardware device registers
pkgcore a framework for package management
pnputils Plug and Play BIOS utilities
coreutils Standard GNU utilities (chmod, cp, dd, ls, sort, tr, head, wc, who,...)
accountsservice D-Bus interfaces for querying and manipulating user account information
usbredir TCP daemon and set of libraries for usbredir protocol (redirecting USB traffic)
attr Extended attributes tools
baselayout-java Baselayout for Java
baselayout-prefix Minimal baselayout for Gentoo Prefix installs
bat cat(1) clone with syntax highlighting and Git integration
biosdevname Sets BIOS-given device names instead of kernel eth* names
baselayout Filesystem baselayout and init scripts
bolt Userspace system daemon to enable security levels for Thunderbolt 3
ethtool Utility for examining and tuning ethernet-based network interfaces
exa A modern replacement for 'ls' written in Rust
fakeroot A fake root environment by means of LD_PRELOAD and SysV IPC (or TCP) trickery
fbset A utility to set the framebuffer videomode
iucode_tool tool to manipulate Intel X86 and X86-64 processor microcode update collections
elfix A suite of tools to work with ELF objects on Hardened Gentoo
less Excellent text file viewer
fwts Firmware Test Suite
netkit-base Old-style inetd
netplug Brings up/down ethernet ports automatically with cable detection
bleachbit Clean junk to free disk space and to maintain privacy
util-linux Various useful Linux utilities
watchdog A software watchdog and /dev/watchdog daemon
which Prints out location of specified executables that are in your path
ethq Ethernet NIC Queue stats viewer
biosdisk FreeDOS based BIOS updating utility for Dell machines
collectl Performance monitoring tool capable of interactive reporting and logging to disk
elivepatch-client Live patch installer client working with elivepatch-server
gawk GNU awk pattern-matching language
gcp File copying utility with progress and I/O indicator
lcdutils (Sun) Cobalt Qube/RaQ button reading and LCD writing utilities
usbutils USB enumeration utilities
gentoo-functions base functions required by all Gentoo systems
ipmicfg An in-band utility for configuring Supermicro IPMI devices
qdirstat Qt-based directory statistics
grep GNU regular expression matcher
ack ack is a tool like grep, optimized for programmers
arrayprobe Utility to report status of an HP (Compaq) array controller (both IDA & CCISS)
usermode-utilities Tools for use with Usermode Linux virtual machines
utempter App that allows non-privileged apps to write utmp (login) info
gradm Administrative interface for the grsecurity Role Based Access Control system
likwid A performance-oriented tool suite for x86 multicore environments
debianutils A selection of tools from Debian
pcsc-tools PC/SC Architecture smartcard tools
razercfg Utility for advanced configuration of Razer mice
edid-decode Decode EDID data in a human-readable format
epoch An init system, a /sbin/init replacement; designed for simplicity
groff Text formatter used for man pages
hponcfg HP Lights-Out Online Configuration Utility (HPONCFG)
policycoreutils SELinux core utilities
grepcidr Filter IPv4 and IPv6 addresses matching CIDR patterns
usbmon Userland for USB monitoring framework
apmd Advanced Power Management Daemon
fakeroot-ng A utility to run commands with fake root privileges
readahead-list Preloads files into the page cache to accelerate program loading
inxi The CLI inxi collects and prints hardware and system information
dstat Versatile replacement for vmstat, iostat and ifstat
dchroot Utility for managing chroots for non-root users
cpint Linux/390 Interface to z/VM's Control Program
dnotify Execute a command when the contents of a directory change
edid-fixdim Tool to fix screen dimensions in EDID data dumps
gnome-disk-utility Disk Utility for GNOME using udisks
hd-idle Utility for spinning down hard disks after a period of idle time
hdparm Utility to change hard drive performance parameters
heirloom-tools Heirloom toolchest - original Unix tools
help2man GNU utility to convert program --help output to a man page
hexdump-esr Eric Raymond's hex dumper
hotplug2stdout A tool for reading kernel uevent(s) to stdout
progress Coreutils Viewer: show progress for cp, rm, dd, and so forth
conspy Remote control for Linux virtual consoles
firejail-lts Security sandbox for any type of processes; LTS version
fxload USB firmware uploader
miller A tool like sed, awk, cut, join, and sort for name-indexed data (CSV, JSON, ..)
edac-utils Userspace helper for Linux kernel EDAC drivers
acl access control list utilities, libraries and headers
agedu A utility for tracking down wasted disk space
apparmor-utils Additional userspace utils to assist with AppArmor profile management
apparmor Userspace utils and init scripts for the AppArmor application security system
audio-entropyd Audio-entropyd generates entropy-data for the /dev/random device
baobab Disk usage browser for GNOME
bar Console Progress Bar
bubblewrap Unprivileged sandboxing tool, namespaces-powered chroot-like solution
cciss_vol_status Shows status of logical drives attached to HP SmartArray controllers
cpuid Linux tool to dump x86 CPUID information about the CPUs
cracklib-words large set of crack/cracklib dictionaries
daisydog A very simple /dev/watchdog daemon
darwin-miscutils Miscellaneous commands used on Darwin/Mac OS X systems, Mountain Lion 10.8
dbus-broker Linux D-Bus Message Broker
dbus A message bus system, a simple way for applications to talk to each other
dcfldd enhanced dd with features for forensics and security
duc A library and suite of tools for inspecting disk usage
earlyoom Early OOM Daemon for Linux
ed Your basic line editor
habitat Application automation framework
man-db a man replacement that utilizes berkdb instead of flat files
man-pages-posix POSIX man-pages (0p, 1p, 3p)
moreutils a collection of tools that nobody thought to write when Unix was young
mouseemu Emulates scrollwheel, right- & left-click for one-button mice/touchpads
msr-tools Utilities allowing the read and write of CPU model-specific registers (MSR)
mtree Directory hierarchy mapping tool from FreeBSD
nawk Brian Kernighan's pattern scanning and processing language
portage Portage is the package management and distribution system for Gentoo
prctl Tool to query and modify process behavior
preload Adaptive readahead daemon
proot User-space implementation of chroot, mount --bind, and binfmt_misc
pv Pipe Viewer: a tool for monitoring the progress of data through a pipe
qcontrol Send commands to some microcontrollers, e.g., to change LEDs or sound a buzzer
qingy A DirectFB getty replacement
rename Easily rename files
s6-linux-utils Set of tiny linux utilities
rescan-scsi-bus Script to rescan the SCSI bus without rebooting
restorecond Daemon to watch for creation and set default SELinux fcontexts
rkflashtool Tool for flashing Rockchip devices
rng-tools Daemon to use hardware random number generators
rtl-entropy An entropy generator using SDR peripherals, including rtl-sdr and BladeRF
s390-tools User space utilities for the zSeries (s390) Linux kernel and device drivers
s6-linux-init Generates an init binary for s6-based init systems
stroke A powerful tool to change file timestamps (including ctimes)
vbetool Run real-mode video BIOS code to alter hw state (i.e. reinitialize video card)
lnxhc Linux Health Checker
lsvpd Utility to List Device Vital Product Data (VPD)
busybox Utilities for rescue and embedded systems
byld build a Linux distribution on a single floppy
cinit a fast, small and simple init with support for profiles
ckbcomp Compile an XKB keymap for loadkeys
clrngd Clock randomness gathering daemon
daemonize Runs a command as a Unix daemon
fakechroot Provide a faked chroot environment without requiring root privileges
tuned Daemon for monitoring and adaptive tuning of system devices
kbd Keyboard and console utilities
kcheck Record and check required kernel symbols are set
kexec-tools Load another kernel from the currently executing Linux kernel
keyutils Linux Key Management Utilities
kmod library and tools for managing linux kernel modules
minijail helper binary and library for sandboxing & restricting privs of service
minised a smaller, cheaper and faster sed implementation
miscfiles Miscellaneous files
mlxup-bin Mellanox Update and Query Utility
modutils Standard kernel module utilities for linux-2.4 and older
mount-gtk GTK+ based UDisks2 frontend
pcsc-slb-rf72-drv Schlumberger Reflex 72 Serial Smartcard Reader
pick a fuzzy search tool for the command-line
roccat-tools Utility for advanced configuration of Roccat devices
syslog-notify Notifications for syslog entries via libnotify
systemd-readahead Split of readahead systemd implementation
smc-sum Updates the BIOS and IPMI firmware and system settings on Supermicro mainboards
smcipmitool An out-of-band utility for interfacing with SuperBlade and IPMI devices via CLI
sparc-utils Various sparc utilities from Debian GNU/Linux
spu-tools CELL spu ps and top alike utilities
superdiag Provides the capability to determine the health of Supermicro servers components
superiotool util to detect Super I/O chips and functionality
sydbox ptrace-based sandbox
syscriptor display misc information about your hardware
texinfo The GNU info program and utilities
the_silver_searcher A code-searching tool similar to ack, but faster
aix-miscutils Miscellaneous helpers for AIX (currently just ldd)
apply-default-acl Apply default POSIX ACLs to files and directories
ccs-tools TOMOYO Linux tools
checkpolicy SELinux policy compiler
chname Run a command with a new system hostname
colorized-logs Tools for logs with ANSI color
consolation libinput based console mouse daemon
crazydiskinfo Interactive TUI S.M.A.R.T viewer
etckeeper A collection of tools to let /etc be stored in a repository
fd Alternative to find that provides sensible defaults for 80% of the use cases
file identify a file's format by scanning binary data for patterns
findutils GNU utilities for finding files
firejail Security sandbox for any type of processes
fix-gnustack Utility to report and remove the executable flag from an ELF object's GNU_STACK
flashrom Utility for reading, writing, erasing and verifying flash ROM chips
frandom Fast kernel-land pseudo-random number generator using the RC4 algorithm
fwupd Aims to make updating firmware on Linux automatic, safe and reliable
gpet GTK+ based TOMOYO policy editor
gptfdisk GPT partition table manipulator for Linux
gscanbus Bus scanning, testing and topology visualizing tool for Linux IEEE1394 subsystem
gsmartcontrol Hard disk drive health inspection tool
haveged A simple entropy daemon using the HAVEGE algorithm
hprofile Utility to manage hardware, network, power or other profiles (fork)
hw-probe A tool to probe for hardware, check it's operability and find drivers
hwdata-gentoo Data for the hwsetup program
hwids Hardware (PCI, USB, OUI, IAB) IDs databases
hwinfo Hardware detection tool used in SuSE Linux
hwloc displays the hardware topology in convenient formats
hwsetup Hardware setup program from Knoppix - used only on LiveCD
i2c-tools I2C tools for bus probing, chip dumping, EEPROM decoding, and more
idle3-tools Set, get or disable the value of the idle3 timer found on WD HDDs
ifd-gempc GemCore based PC/SC reader drivers for pcsc-lite
ifplugd Brings up/down ethernet ports automatically with cable detection
init-system-helpers Helper scripts useful for both OpenRC and systemd
input-utils Small collection of linux input layer utils
install-xattr Wrapper to coreutil's install to preserve Filesystem Extended Attributes
intel-performance-counter-monitor Intel Performance Counter Monitor - A better way to measure CPU utilization
intel-sa-00075-tools Tools from Intel to detect and mitigate the AMT/MEI vulnerability
ipmitool Utility for controlling IPMI enabled devices.
ipmiutil IPMI Management Utilities
iproute2 kernel routing and traffic control utilities
irqbalance Distribute hardware interrupts across processors on a multiprocessor system
isapnptools Tools for configuring ISA PnP devices
lsd A modern ls with a lot of pretty colors and awesome icons
lshw Hardware Lister
lssbus Small utility for Linux/SPARC that list devices on SBUS
man-pages A somewhat comprehensive collection of Linux man pages
man2html Standard commands to read man pages
mawk an (often faster than gawk) awk-interpreter
mcstrans SELinux context translation to human readable names
memtest86+ Memory tester based on memtest86
opentmpfiles A standalone utility to process systemd-style tmpfiles.d files
memtest86 A stand alone memory test for x86 computers
memtester userspace utility for testing the memory subsystem for faults
mlocate Merging locate is an utility to index and quickly search for files
most Paging program that displays, one windowful at a time, the contents of a file
netloc Portable Network Locality (netloc)
newrelic-sysmond NewRelic System Monitor
nosig Block signals before running programs (a generic "nohup")
nvme-cli NVM-Express user space tooling for Linux
onerng Software for the Open Hardware Random Number Generator called OneRNG
opal-utils OPAL firmware utilities
openrc OpenRC manages the services, startup and shutdown of a host
paxctl Manages various PaX related program header flags for Elf32, Elf64, binaries
paxctld PaX flags maintenance daemon
pciutils Various utilities dealing with the PCI bus
pcmciautils PCMCIA userspace utilities for Linux
pcsc-lite PC/SC Architecture smartcard middleware library
restartd A daemon for checking your running and not running processes
ripgrep a search tool that combines the usability of ag with the raw speed of grep
s6-rc Service manager for the s6 supervision suite
s6 skarnet.org's small and secure supervision software suite
salinfo decode Itanium SAL records (e.g. various hardware errors)
sandbox sandbox'd LD_PRELOAD hack
sdparm Utility to output and modify parameters on a SCSI device, like hdparm
secilc SELinux Common Intermediate Language (CIL) Compiler
sed Super-useful stream editor
selinux-python SELinux core utilities
semodule-utils SELinux policy module utilities
sensei-raw-ctl SteelSeries Sensei Raw configuration tool
servicelog Provides utilities for logging service-related events
setserial Configure your serial ports with it
sg3_utils Apps for querying the sg SCSI interface
shadow Utilities to deal with user accounts
smartmontools Tools to monitor storage systems to provide advanced warning of disk degradation
tas Supermicro Thin-Agent Service for monitoring through the BMC/IPMI
thunderbolt-software-user-space Thunderbolt(TM) user-space components
tomoyo-tools TOMOYO Linux tools
toybox Common linux commands in a multicall binary
uam Simple udev-based automounter for removable USB media
ucspi-proxy proxy program for two connections set up by a UCSPI server and a UCSPI client
ucspi-ssl Command-line tools for building SSL client-server applications
ucspi-tcp Collection of tools for managing UNIX services
ucspi-unix A UCSPI implementation for Unix domain sockets
usb_modeswitch A tool for controlling 'flip flop' (multiple devices) USB gear like UMTS sticks
usbguard Daemon protecting your computer against BadUSB
xdg-desktop-portal Desktop integration portal
xmbmon Mother Board Monitor Program for X Window System
yarn Fast, reliable, and secure node dependency management
zorroutils Zorro bus utility for Amigas running 2.1 and later kernels

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