Gnu Utilities for windows

Gnu Utilities (GnuWin)are similar like opensource licence(Not missing your unix command line tools) provided with any standard 32-bits MS-Windows operating system, such as MS-Windows 95 / 98 / ME / NT / 2000 / XP / 2003 / Vista.

CoreUtils for Windows

File utilities:

* chgrp: Changes file group ownership.
* chown: Changes file ownership.
* chmod: Changes file permissions.
* cp: Copies files.
* dd: Copies and converts a file.
* df: Shows disk free space on filesystems.
* dir: Gives a brief directory listing.
* dircolors: Setup program for the color output of GNU ls.
* du: Shows disk usage on filesystems.
* install: Copies file and sets its permissions.
* ln: Creates file links.
* ls: Lists directory contents.
* mkdir: Creates directories.
* mkfifo: Creates FIFOs (named pipes).
* mknod: Creates special files.
* mv: Moves files.
* rm: Removes (deletes) files.
* rmdir: Removes empty directories.
* shred: Destroy data in files.
* sync: Synchronizes filesystem buffers and disk.
* touch: Changes file timestamps.
* vdir: Long directory listing.

Text utilities:

* cat: concatenates and prints files on the standard output
* cksum: checksum and count the bytes in a file
* comm: compares two sorted files line by line
* csplit: splits a file into sections determined by context lines
* cut: remove sections from each line of files
* expand: convert tabs to spaces
* fmt: simple optimal text formatter
* fold: wrap each input line to fit in specified width
* head: output the first part of files
* join: join lines of two files on a common field
* md5sum: compute and check MD5 messsage digest
* nl: number lines of files
* od: dump files in octal and other formats
* paste: merge lines of files
* ptx: produce a permuted index of file contents
* pr: convert text files for printing
* shasum: compute and check SHA1 message digest
* sort: sort lines of text files
* split: split a file into pieces
* sum: checksum and count the blocks in a file
* tac: concatenates and prints files in reverse
* tail: outputs the last part of files
* tr: translates or deletes characters
* tsort: perform topological sort
* unexpand: convert spaces to tabs
* uniq: remove duplicate lines from a sorted file
* wc: prints the number of bytes, words, and lines in files

Shell utilities:

* [ – Check file types and compare values
* basename – Removes the path prefix from a given pathname.
* chroot – Changes the root directory.
* date – Prints/sets the system date and time.
* dirname – Removes the last level or filename from a given pathname.
* echo – Prints a line of text.
* env – Displays/modifies the environment.
* expr – Evaluates expressions.
* factor – Prints prime factors.
* false – Returns an unsuccessful exit status.
* groups – Print the groups that the user is a member of.
* hostid – Print the numeric identifier for the current host
* hostname – Print or set the machine name.
* id – Print real/effective uid/gid.
* logname – Print current login name.
* nice – Modify scheduling priority.
* nohup – Allows a command to continue running after logging out.
* pathchk – Check file name portability.
* pinky – Lightweight finger
* printenv – Prints environment variables.
* printf – Formats and prints data.
* pwd – Print the current working directory.
* seq – Print numeric sequences.
* sleep – Suspends execution for a specified time.
* stty – Print/change terminal settings.
* su – Allows you to adopt the id of another user or superuser.
* tee – Sends output to multiple files.
* test – Evaluates an expression.
* true – Returns a successful exit status.
* tty – Print terminal name.
* uname – Print system information.
* users – Print current user names.
* who – Print a list of all users currently logged in.
* whoami – Print effective user id.
* yes – Print a string repeatedly.

Refferences:
http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils
http://unxutils.sourceforge.net/
http://lifehacker.com/354014/get-gnu-tools-on-windows-with-unixutils
http://www.mingw.org/
http://irsoft.de/web/Win32GNUtils
http://www.ltr-data.se/opencode.html/

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Posted on September 2, 2011, in General, Uncategorized, Windows. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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