Linux Commands Examples

A great documentation place for Linux commands

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namei - follow a pathname until a terminal point is found
nameif - name network interfaces based on MAC addresses
nano - Nano’s ANOther editor, an enhanced free Pico clone
native2ascii - Native-to-ASCII Converter Converts a file with native-encoded characters (characters which are non-Latin 1 and non-Unicode) to one with Unicode-encoded characters.
nautilus - the GNOME File Manager
nautilus-connect-server - To Access a remote server
nautilus-sendto - convenience application to send a file via email or instant messenger
nawk - pattern scanning and processing language
nc - arbitrary TCP and UDP connections and listens
nc.openbsd - NC(1) BSD General Commands Manual NC(1) nc — arbitrary TCP and UDP connections and listens
ncal - displays a calendar and the date of Easter
ncurses5-config - helper script for ncurses libraries
ncursesw5-config - helper script for ncurses libraries
neotoppm - convert an Atari Neochrome .neo into a portable pixmap
nepomukserver - KDE daemon - The Nepomuk server application.
nepomukservicestub - KDE wrapper around Nepomuk service plugins.
neqn - format equations for ascii output
net - Tool for administration of Samba and remote CIFS servers.
net-snmp-config - returns information about installed net-snmp libraries and binaries
net.samba3 - Tool for administration of Samba and remote CIFS servers.
netcat - NC(1) BSD General Commands Manual NC(1) nc — arbitrary TCP and UDP connections and listens
netkit-ftp - FTP(1) BSD General Commands Manual FTP(1) ftp — Internet file transfer program
netscsid - write data to optical disk media
netstat - Print network connections, routing tables, interface statistics, masquerade connections, and multicast memberships
NetworkManager - network management daemon
newgrp - log in to a new group
newusers - update and create new users in batch
ngettext - translate message and choose plural form
nice - run a program with modified scheduling priority
nisdomainname - show or set the system’s NIS/YP domain name dnsdomainname - show the system’s DNS domain name
nl - number lines of files
nm - list symbols from object files
nm-applet - Network management framework
nm-connection-editor - editor – network connection editor for NetworkManager
nm-online - ask NetworkManager whether the network is connected
nm-tool - utility to report NetworkManager state and devices
nmblookup - NetBIOS over TCP/IP client used to lookup NetBIOS names
nmblookup.samba3 - NetBIOS over TCP/IP client used to lookup NetBIOS names
nmcli - – commandline tool for controlling NetworkManager
nohup - run a command immune to hangups, with output to a non-tty
nologin - politely refuse a login
notepad - Wine text editor
notify-send - a program to send desktop notifications
nproc - print the number of processing units available
nroff - emulate nroff command with groff
nslookup - query Internet name servers interactively
nstat - , rtacct network statistics tools.
nsupdate - Dynamic DNS update utility
nted - A WYSIWYG Musical Score Editor
ntfs-3g - Third Generation Read/Write NTFS Driver
ntfs-3g.probe - Probe an NTFS volume mountability
ntfs-3g.secaudit - NTFS Security Data Auditing
ntfs-3g.usermap - NTFS Building a User Mapping File
ntfscat - print NTFS files and streams on the standard output
ntfsclone - Efficiently clone, image, restore or rescue an NTFS
ntfscluster - identify files in a specified region of an NTFS volume.
ntfscmp - compare two NTFS filesystems and tell the differences
ntfscp - copy file to an NTFS volume.
ntfsfix - fix common errors and force Windows to check NTFS
ntfsinfo - dump a file’s attributes
ntfslabel - display/change the label on an ntfs file system
ntfsls - list directory contents on an NTFS filesystem
ntfsresize - resize an NTFS filesystem without data loss
ntfsundelete - recover a deleted file from an NTFS volume.
ntlm_auth - tool to allow external access to Winbind´s NTLM authentication function
ntpdate - set the date and time via NTP
ntpdate-debian - set the date and time via NTP
nvlc - , rvlc, cvlc the VLC media player

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