ln - create links River stage zero No dependents

ln creates *hard* or *symbolic links* between files. If more than one argument is given, and the last argument is a directory, links will be created in this directory; their names will consist of the last components of the *source files*. If only one...

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yes - print out a string till doomsday. River stage zero No dependents

*yes* repeatedly prints out its arguments on standard output, untill killed. If no strings are given, *y* is printed. OPTIONS *yes* accepts the following options: --help Print out a short help message, then exit. --version Print out its version numbe...

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moo - play a game of MOO River stage zero No dependents

*moo* is a game where the user has to guess a number choosen by the computer. By default, the computer takes a number of four digits (including 0's), but that can be changed by giving *moo* the number of digits to take. After each guess, the number o...

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cat - concatenate and print files. River stage zero No dependents

*cat* reads and prints the files in order they are given. If no files are given, *standard input* is processed. A lone dash represents *standard input* as well. OPTIONS *cat* accepts the following options: -b Number all the non blank lines, starting ...

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rain - Let it rain. River stage zero No dependents

*rain* simulates rain. OPTIONS *rain* does not accept options....

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head - print the first lines of a file. River stage zero No dependents

*head* prints the first *count* lines from each file. If the *-n* is not given, the first 10 lines will be printed. If no files are given, the first lines of standard input will be printed. OPTIONS *head* accepts the following options: -n count Print...

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rain - Let it rain. River stage zero No dependents

*rain* simulates rain. OPTIONS *rain* does not accept options....

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rain - Let it rain. River stage zero No dependents

*rain* simulates rain. OPTIONS *rain* does not accept options....

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mkdir - create directories River stage zero No dependents

mkdir creates directories, giving it permission 0777, as modified by the current *umask*. Directories created in the order they are given. OPTIONS mkdir accepts the options described below. -p Create any required intermediate directories. Such direct...

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rmdir - remove directories River stage zero No dependents

*rmdir* removes the directories which are given as argument, if they are empty. Trying to remove a non-empty directory is regarded as an error. OPTIONS *rmdir* accepts the following options: -p Make *rmdir* treat the arguments as path names, of which...

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which - report full paths of commands. River stage zero No dependents

*which* prints the full paths to the commands given as arguments, depending on the *$PATH* environment variable. Nothing is printed if the command is not found. OPTIONS *which* accepts the following options: --help Print out a short help message, the...

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chown - change ownership of files. River stage zero No dependents

*chown* sets the ownership of files. The first argument after the options is either a *user*, or a *user*-*group* pair, separated by a colon. If the *group* is given, group membership of the file is changed as well. OPTIONS *chown* accepts the option...

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apply - Run a command many times with different arguments. River stage zero No dependents

*apply* runs the given command multiple times, with different arguments. Without arguments, *command* is run once for each argument. If the command contains strings of the form %d+, the d'th next unused argument will be substituted. OPTIONS *apply* a...

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chgrp - change group ownership of files. River stage zero No dependents

*chgrp* sets the group ownership of files. The first argument after the options is the new group. OPTIONS *chgrp* accepts the options described below. The options *-L*, *-H* and *-P* are mutally exclusive, and only the last given option will be honou...

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touch - change access and modification times of files. River stage zero No dependents

*touch* sets the access and modification timestamps of files. By default, both the access and modification times are set to the current time. If necessary, files will be created. *touch* exits succesfully if and only if all timestamps could be set su...

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chmod - change permissions of files. River stage zero No dependents

chmod sets the permissions of files. The first argument after the options is permission the files should be given. OPTIONS chmod accepts the options described below. The options -L, -H and -P are mutally exclusive, and only the last given option will...

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dirname - print the directory name of a path. River stage zero No dependents

*dirname* prints the directory component of a path. Everything starting from the last */* (or whatever the path separator is on your OS) is deleted. OPTIONS *dirname* does not accept any options....

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demorse - read morse and translate it to text River stage zero No dependents

*demorse* reads morse from files, (or from standard input if no files are given), and translates it back to text. Morse can be given in either short (-- --- .-. ... .) or long form (daw daw, daw daw daw, dit daw dit, dit dit dit). In the short form, ...

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basename - print the basename of a file. River stage zero No dependents

*basename* prints the file component of a path. A second argument to *basename* is interpreted as a suffix to remove from the file. If the suffix is sandwiched between slashes, the suffix is considered a Perl regular expression, anything at the end o...

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arithmetic - improve your arithmetic skills. River stage zero No dependents

arithmetic prompts you with simple arithmetic exercises, and verifies your answers. arithmetic will reply with Right! if you answered correctly, and with What? if you answered incorrectly. If arithmetic thinks your answer is not a number, it will res...

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