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This Release PerlPowerTools-1.012  [Download] [Browse 11 Jan 2017
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PerlPowerTools BSD utilities written in pure Perl     1.012
ppt old name for the Perl Power Tools      


addbib create or extend a bibliographic database  
apply Run a command many times with different arguments  
ar create and maintain library archives  
arch display system machine type  
arithmetic improve your arithmetic skills  
asa interpret ASA/FORTRAN carriage-controls  
awk pattern-directed scanning and processing language  
banner print large banner on printer  
basename print the basename of a file  
bc An arbitrary precision calculator language  
cal displays a calendar and the date of easter  
cat concatenate and print files  
chgrp change group ownership of files  
ching the Book of Changes  
chmod change permissions of files  
chown change ownership of files  
clear clear the screen  
cmp compare two files  
col filter reverse line feeds from input  
colrm remove columns from a file  
comm select or reject lines common to two files  
cp copy files and/or directories  
cut select portions of each line of a file  
date display or set date and time  
dc an arbitrary precision calculator  
deroff strip troff, eqn and tbl sequences from text  
diff Perl Power Tools to compute `intelligent' differences between two files / lists  
dirname print the directory name of a path  
du display disk usage statistics  
echo echo arguments  
ed text editor  
env Run a program in a modified environment  
expand convert tabs to spaces  
expr evaluate expression  
factor factor a number  
false Exit unsuccesfully  
file determine file type  
find search directory tree for files matching a pattern  
fish plays the children's game of Go Fish  
fmt simple text formatter  
fold wrap each input line to fit specified width  
fortune print a random, hopefully interesting, adage  
from print names of those who have sent mail  
glob find pathnames matching a pattern  
grep search for regular expressions and print  
hangman perl version of the game hangman  
head print the first lines of a file  
id show user information  
join relational database operator  
kill send signals to a process  
ln create links  
lock reserves a terminal  
look find lines in a sorted list  
ls list file/directory information  
mail implementation of Berkeley mail(1)  
make maintain related programs and files  
man format and display the on-line manual page  
maze generate a maze problem  
mimedecode extract MIME attachments in uudecode-like manner  
mkdir create directories  
mkfifo make named pipes  
moo play a game of MOO  
morse read morse and translate it to text  
od dump files in octal and other formats  
par create a Perl archive of files  
paste merge corresponding or subsequent lines of files  
patch apply a diff file to an original  
pig eformatray inputway asway Igpay Atinlay  
ping probe for network hosts  
pom display the phase of the moon  
pr convert text files for printing  
primes generate primes  
printenv Display the environment  
printf format and print data  
pwd working directory name  
rain Let it rain  
random display lines at random, or exit with a random value  
rev reverse lines of a file  
rm remove directory entries  
rmdir remove directories  
robots fight off villainous robots  
shar create a shell archive of files  
sleep suspend execution for a number of seconds  
sort sort or merge text files  
spell scan a file for misspelled words  
split split a file into pieces  
strings extract strings  
sum display file checksums and block counts  
tac concatenate and print files in reverse  
tail display the last part of a file  
tar manipulate tape archives  
tee pipe fitting  
test condition evaluation utility  
time times the execution of a command  
touch change access and modification times of files  
tr translate or delete characters  
true Exit succesfully  
tsort topological sort  
tty return user's terminal name  
uname print system information  
unexpand convert spaces to tabs  
uniq report or filter out repeated lines in a file  
units conversion program  
unpar extract files from a Perl archive  
unshar extract files from a shell archive  
uudecode decode a binary file  
uuencode encode a binary file  
wc paragraph, line, word, character, and byte counter  
what extract version information from a file  
which report full paths of commands  
whois Internet domain name and network number directory service  
words find words which can be made from a string of letters  
wump play a game of "Hunt the Wumpus"  
xargs construct argument list(s) and execute utility  
yes print out a string till doomsday