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Re: utilities




On Tue 25 Sep 2018 at 12:08:54 +0200, Thomas Schmitt wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> mick crane wrote:
> > have a look in /usr/bin  ?
> 
> Not to forget /bin, /sbin, /usr/sbin :
>   https://wiki.debian.org/FilesystemHierarchyStandard
> 
> /bin is specified to hold "essential" programs.
> /sbin is its add-on for system administrators.
> /usr/bin + /usr/sbin together hold nearly 4000 files on my system.
> 
> 
> Thakur Mahashaya wrote:
> > no trick to be honest
> 
> But are you aware that "standard utility" can be the start of a nice
> dispute among the regulars of a computer users' mailing list ?
> (Let's see what happens. No real persons or animals will be hurt.)

There can be no dispute over the meaning of "standard system
utilities". These are the ones which have a "Priority: standard"
field in the package description.

On my stretch:

  grep -B 1 "Priority: standard" /var/lib/dpkg/available

-- 
Brian.