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Pam. Regex. Nas. Minimal SYStem. MSYS is a collection of GNU utilities such as bash, make, gawk and grep to allow building of applications and programs which depend on traditionally UNIX tools to be present. It is intended to supplement MinGW and the deficiencies of the cmd shell. An example would be building a library that uses the autotools build system.

Cool, but obscure unix tools. Just a list of 20 (now 28) tools for the command line.

Cool, but obscure unix tools

Some are little-known, some are just too useful to miss, some are pure obscure -- I hope you find something useful that you weren't aware of yet! Use your operating system's package manager to install most of them. (Thanks for the tips, everybody!) Dstat & sar iostat, vmstat, ifstat and much more in one. Mastering Wget. Fetchmail. Squid : Optimising Web Delivery. Neatx. Neatx is an Open Source NX server, similar to the commercial NX server from NoMachine.


If you're not familiar with NX, these links might help: Neatx was developed by Google for an internal project. That project is now finished, and the source was released for the community to use/develop/benefit from. Xming. Xming is the leading X Window System Server for Microsoft Windows®.


It is fully featured, lean, fast, simple to install and because it is standalone native Windows, easily made portable (not needing a machine-specific installation or access to the Windows registry). Xming is totally secure when used with. TestDisk. Latest stable version 6.14 July 30, 2013 TestDisk is OpenSource software and is licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL v2+).


TestDisk is powerful free data recovery software! PhotoRec. Latest stable version 6.14 July 30, 2013 PhotoRec, Digital Picture and File Recovery.