Friday, April 27, 2012

Where is my Cygwin whereis?

THE useful whereis command was AWOL from my most recent Cygwin install. As blog.arithm mentions you can this and many more Unix-y commands from the util-linux package, "a suite of essential utilities for any Linux system":
addpart, agetty, blockdev, cal, cfdisk, chfn, chkdupexe, chrt, chsh, col, colcrt, colrm, column, ctrlaltdel, cytune, ddate, delpart, display-services, dmesg, elvtune, fastboot, fasthalt, fdformat, fdisk, flock, fsck.cramfs, fsck.minix, getopt, halt, hexdump, hwclock, initctl, ionice, ipcrm, ipcs, isosize, kill, last, line, logger, login, look, losetup, mcookie, mesg, mkfs, mkfs.bfs, mkfs.cramfs, mkfs.minix, mkswap, more, mount, namei, need, newgrp, partx, pg, pivot_root, provide, ramsize, raw, rdev, readprofile, reboot, rename, renice, reset, rev, rootflags, script, scriptreplay, setsid, setterm, sfdisk, shutdown, simpleinit, swapoff, swapon, taskset, tailf, tunelp, ul, umount, vidmode, vipw, wall, whereis, and write

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for this! I was missing whereis, but I also regained reset and more. I'd forgotten I'd been typing "reset" and sighing every time before running "clear" :P


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