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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.

Users will typically run ". /configure" then "make" to build it. The configure shell script requires a shell script interpreter which is not present on Windows systems, but provided by MSYS. A common misunderstanding is MSYS is "UNIX on Windows", MSYS by itself does not contain a compiler or a C library, therefore does not give the ability to magically port UNIX programs over to Windows nor does it provide any UNIX specific functionality like case-sensitive filenames. Installing MSYS Up to MSYS 1.0.11, all components of MSYS were distributed in one single installer you downloaded and ran. For convenience, you can follow the instructions below to install 1.0.11. . 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. slurm Visualizes network interface traffic over time. vim & emacs The real programmers' editors. screen, dtach, tmux, byobu Keep your terminal sessions alive. multitail See your log files in separate windows. tpp Presentation ("PowerPoint") tool for terminal. Mastering Wget.

Fetchmail. Squid : Optimising Web Delivery. Neatx. 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 SSH and optionally includes an enhanced Plink SSH client and a portable PuTTY replacement package. Xming installers include executable code, and libraries, only built by Colin Harrison (Project Xming's chief developer). Mesa with GLX, or Microsoft WGL, provide interactive OpenGL® 2D and 3D network transparent graphics rendering. AIGLX is available for graphics cards that support hardware-accelerated OpenGL.

PuTTY is Project Xming's preferred and integrated X terminal emulator for Microsoft Windows: superseding any requirement for a cumbersome POSIX API compatibility layer and simulated directory mount points. Xming is cross-compiled on Linux for Microsoft Windows, using X.Org, TestDisk.

Latest stable version 7.0 April 18, 2015 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! It was primarily designed to help recover lost partitions and/or make non-booting disks bootable again when these symptoms are caused by faulty software: certain types of viruses or human error (such as accidentally deleting a Partition Table). Partition table recovery using TestDisk is really easy. TestDisk can Fix partition table, recover deleted partition Recover FAT32 boot sector from its backup Rebuild FAT12/FAT16/FAT32 boot sector Fix FAT tables Rebuild NTFS boot sector Recover NTFS boot sector from its backup Fix MFT using MFT mirror Locate ext2/ext3/ext4 Backup SuperBlock Undelete files from FAT, exFAT, NTFS and ext2 filesystem Copy files from deleted FAT, exFAT, NTFS and ext2/ext3/ext4 partitions.

TestDisk has features for both novices and experts. PhotoRec. Latest stable version 6.14 July 30, 2013 PhotoRec, Digital Picture and File Recovery PhotoRec is file data recovery software designed to recover lost files including video, documents and archives from hard disks, CD-ROMs, and lost pictures (thus the Photo Recovery name) from digital camera memory.


PhotoRec ignores the file system and goes after the underlying data, so it will still work even if your media's file system has been severely damaged or reformatted. PhotoRec is free - this open source multi-platform application is distributed under GNU General Public License (GPLV v2+). For more safety, PhotoRec uses read-only access to handle the drive or memory card you are about to recover lost data from. Operating systems.