Linux Commands Examples

A great documentation place for Linux commands

use wildcards (*,?): example, bz* will match bzless and bzmore


radeontool - utility to get/set registers and to control backlight on radeon based laptops
ranlib - generate index to archive.
rarp - manipulate the system RARP table
ras2tiff - create a TIFF file from a Sun rasterfile
rasttopnm - convert a Sun rasterfile into a portable anymap
raw - bind a Linux raw character device
raw2tiff - create a TIFF file from a raw data
rawtopgm - convert raw grayscale bytes into a portable graymap
rawtoppm - convert raw RGB bytes into a portable pixmap
rbash - restricted bash, see bash (1)
rcp - SCP(1) BSD General Commands Manual SCP(1) scp — secure copy (remote file copy program)
rctest - RFCOMM testing
rdiffdir - compute and apply signatures and diffs to directories
rdjpgcom - display text comments from a JPEG file
rdoc - Generate documentation from Ruby script files
rdoc1.8 - Generate documentation from Ruby script files
readelf - Displays information about ELF files.
readlink - print value of a symbolic link or canonical file name
readom - read or write data Compact Discs
readprofile - read kernel profiling information
reboot - , halt, poweroff reboot or stop the system
rec - Sound eXchange, the Swiss Army knife of audio manipulation
recode-sr-latin - convert Serbian text from Cyrillic to Latin script
recountdiff - recompute patch counts and offsets
red - line-oriented text editor
rediff - fix offsets and counts of a hand-edited diff
refer - preprocess bibliographic references for groff
regdbdump - parse and print out regulatory rules file
regedit - Wine registry editor
regsvr32 - Wine DLL Registration Server
reject - accept/reject jobs sent to a destination
reload - init daemon control tool
remmina - remote desktop client for GNOME desktop environment
remove-default-ispell - remove default ispell dictionary
remove-default-wordlist - remove default wordlist
remove-shell - remove shells from the list of valid login shells
rename - renames multiple files
rename.ul - rename files
rendercheck - simple tests of the X Render extension.
renice - alter priority of running processes
replace - a string-replacement utility
reset - terminal initialization
resize - set environment and terminal settings to current xterm window size
resize2fs - ext2/ext3/ext4 file system resizer
resizecons - change kernel idea of the console size
resizepart - simple wrapper around the "resize partition" ioctl
resolvconf - manage nameserver information
resolveip - resolve host name to IP address or vice versa
resolve_stack_dump - resolve numeric stack trace dump to symbols
restart - init daemon control tool
rev - reverse lines of a file or files
rfcomm - RFCOMM configuration utility
rfkill - tool for enabling and disabling wireless devices
rgb2ycbcr - convert non-YCbCr TIFF images to a YCbCr TIFF image
rgb3toppm - combine three portable graymaps into one portable pixmap
rgettext - extract translate message
rgrep - print lines matching a pattern
rgview - Vi IMproved, a programmers text editor
rgvim - Vi IMproved, a programmers text editor
rhythmbox - music player and library for tagged files using GStreamer
rhythmbox-client - controls a running instance of rhythmbox
ri - Ruby Information at your fingertips
ri1.8 - Ruby Information at your fingertips
rletopnm - convert a Utah Raster Tools RLE image file into a PNM image file.
rlogin - SSH(1) BSD General Commands Manual SSH(1) ssh — OpenSSH SSH client (remote login program)
rm - remove files or directories
rmdir - remove empty directories
rmic - The Java RMI Compiler rmic generates stub, skeleton, and tie classes for remote objects using either the JRMP or IIOP protocols. Also generates OMG IDL.
rmmod - Simple program to remove a module from the Linux Kernel
rmsgfmt - compile message catalog to binary format
rmsgmerge - Extract translatable string from given input ruby script files.
rmt - remote magtape protocol module
rmt-tar - RMT(8) BSD System Manager’s Manual RMT(8) rmt — remote magtape protocol module
rnano - Restricted mode for Nano’s ANOther editor, an enhanced free Pico clone
roff2dvi - transform roff code into dvi mode
roff2html - transform roff code into html mode
roff2pdf - transform roff code into pdf mode
roff2ps - transform roff code into ps mode
roff2text - transform roff code into text mode
roff2x - transform roff code into x mode
rosegarden - MIDI and audio sequencer and musical notation editor.
rotatelogs - Piped logging program to rotate Apache logs
route - show / manipulate the IP routing table
routef - flush routes
routel - list routes with pretty output format routef - flush routes
rpcclient - tool for executing client side MS-RPC functions
rpcgen - an RPC protocol compiler
rpl8 - Firmware loader for DVD drives
rsh - SSH(1) BSD General Commands Manual SSH(1) ssh — OpenSSH SSH client (remote login program)
rstart - a sample implementation of a Remote Start client
rstartd - a sample implementation of a Remote Start rsh helper
rsync - a fast, versatile, remote (and local) file-copying tool
rsyslogd - reliable and extended syslogd
rtacct - network statistics tools.
rtcwake - enter a system sleep state until specified wakeup time
rtkitctl - Realtime Policy and Watchdog daemon control
rtmon - listens to and monitors RTnetlink
rtstat - unified linux network statistics
rubibtex - make a bibliography for (La)TeX using Russian letters as item names
ruby - Interpreted object-oriented scripting language
ruby1.8 - RUBY(1) Ruby Programmers Reference Guide RUBY(1) ruby — Interpreted object-oriented scripting language
rumakeindex - process a LaTeX index using Russian Cyrillic characters
run-mailcap - mailcap, view, see, edit, compose, print - execute programs via entries in the mailcap file
run-parts - run scripts or programs in a directory
run-with-aspell - script to help use GNU Aspell as an ispell replacement
runcon - run command with specified security context
runlevel - output previous and current runlevel
running-bear - The launcher for games made with the Bear Engine.
rview - Vi IMproved, a programmers text editor
rvim - Vi IMproved, a programmers text editor
rvlc - , cvlc the VLC media player

How can this site be more helpful to YOU ?

give  feedback