Section 7: Miscellanea

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Section 7 of the manual provides overviews on various topics, and describes conventions and protocols, character set standards, the standard file system layout, and miscellaneous other things.

The following packages have man pages in this section:

alsa-utilsAdvanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) utilities
amandaA network-capable tape backup solution
amanda-clientThe client component of the AMANDA tape backup system
amanda-serverThe server side of the AMANDA tape backup system
amttermSerial-over-lan (sol) client for Intel AMT
auditUser space tools for 2.6 kernel auditing
batsBash Automated Testing System
biblesync-develDevelopment files for biblesync
calfAudio plugins pack
cczeA robust log colorizer
checksecTool to check system for binary-hardening
cmakeCross-platform make system
cmusNcurses-Based Music Player
comedilibData Acquisition library for the Comedi driver
courier-unicode-develDevelopment tools for programs which will use the libcourier-unicode library
ctdbA Clustered Database based on Samba's Trivial Database (TDB)
cupsCUPS printing system
custodiaA service to manage, retrieve and store secrets for other processes
czmq-develDevelopment files for the czmq package
dconfA configuration system
debconf-docDebconf documentation
debhelperHelper programs for Debian rules
dexDextrous text editor
dgitIntegration between git and Debian-style archives
dh-autoreconfdebhelper add-on to call autoreconf and clean up after the build
discountA command-line utility for converting Markdown files into HTML
docbook-utilsShell scripts for managing DocBook documents
dovecotSecure imap and pop3 server
dovecot-pigeonholeSieve and managesieve plug-in for dovecot
dracutInitramfs generator using udev
dvdauthorCommand line DVD authoring tool
dwbDynamic web browser based on WebKit and GTK+
e2toolsManipulate files in unmounted ext2/ext3 filesystems
ecryptfs-utilsThe eCryptfs mount helper and support libraries
erlang-cowboySmall, fast, modular HTTP server written in Erlang
euca2oolsEucalyptus/AWS-compatible command line tools
eurephiaAn advanced and flexible OpenVPN user authentication plug-in
eurephia-adminThe eurephia command line administration utility
eurephia-initUtility for initializing a new eurephia database
eurephia-sqlite3The eurephia SQLite3 database driver
eurephia-utilsMisc. eurephia utilities
extra-cmake-modulesAdditional modules for CMake build system
fabtestsTest suite for libfabric API
fedfs-utils-commonCommon files for FedFS
fedfs-utils-nsdbparamsThe FedFS nsdbparams utility
freeipmiIPMI remote console and system management software
freerdp-libsCore libraries implementing the RDP protocol
fryskExecution analysis and debugging tool-suite
gammuCommand Line utility to work with mobile phones
ggz-base-libsBase libraries for GGZ gaming zone
git-core-docDocumentation files for git-core
gnupg2Utility for secure communication and data storage
gnustep-makeGNUstep makefile package
gpmA mouse server for the Linux console
gradle-localLocal mode for Gradle
graphvizGraph Visualization Tools
groffA document formatting system
guiltScripts to manage quilt-like patches on top of git
gvfs-clientClient modules of backends for the gio framework in GLib
heimdal-develHeader and other development files for Heimdal kerberos
herbstluftwmA manual tiling window manager
hwloc-libsRun time libraries for the hwloc
ibacmInfiniBand Communication Manager Assistant
icecreamDistributed compiler
iproute-tcLinux Traffic Control utility
ipsilon-baseIpsilon base IDP server
irda-utilsUtilities for infrared communication between devices
isdn4k-utilsUtilities for configuring an ISDN subsystem
javapackages-localNon-essential macros and scripts for Java packaging support
javapackages-toolsMacros and scripts for Java packaging support
jetringGPG keyring maintenance using changesets
kdelibsKDE Libraries
keyutils-libsKey utilities library
kf5-kdoctoolsKDE Frameworks 5 Tier 2 addon for generating documentation
kgb-botIRC Collaboration Bot
kyua-cliKyua - Command line interface
kyua-testersKyua - Scriptable interfaces to interact with test programs
libabigailSet of ABI analysis tools
libbind-develHeader files for ISC's libbind
libdrm-develDirect Rendering Manager development package
libedit-develDevelopment files for libedit
libfabric-develDevelopment files for libfabric
libgnomeGNOME base library
libhugetlbfsA library which provides easy access to huge pages of memory
libmodbus-develDevelopment files for libmodbus
libpcapA system-independent interface for user-level packet capture
libpolyxmassPolymer chemistry-related functionalities
libquvi-develDevelopment files for libquvi
libquvi-scriptsEmbedded lua scripts for parsing the media details
librabbitmq-toolsExample tools built using the librabbitmq package
librdmacm-develDevelopment files for the librdmacm library
libsmbclient-develDeveloper tools for the SMB client library
libsynceConnection library for Pocket PC devices
libtermkey-develDevelopment files needed for libtermkey
libyazShared libraries for yaz
linux-atmTools to support ATM networking under Linux
lizardfs-clientLizardFS client
lksctp-toolsUser-space access to Linux Kernel SCTP
lmfit-develDevelopment files for lmfit
logiwebA system for electronic distribution of mathematics
lvm2Userland logical volume management tools
lxc-libsRuntime library files for lxc
maildropMail delivery agent with filtering abilities
man-pagesLinux kernel and C library user-space interface documentation
megatoolsCommand line client for MEGA
mimedefangE-Mail filtering framework using Sendmail's Milter interface
mipv6-daemonMobile IPv6 (MIPv6) Daemon
monkeysphereUse the OpenPGP web of trust to verify SSH connections
mosquittoAn Open Source MQTT v3.1/v3.1.1 Broker
mozpluggerA generic mozilla plug-in
mungeEnables uid & gid authentication across a host cluster
n2nA layer-two peer-to-peer virtual private network
ncidNetwork Caller ID server, client, and gateways
ncid-clientNCID (Network Caller ID) client
ncursesNcurses support utilities
NetworkManagerNetwork connection manager and user applications
nfs-utilsNFS utilities and supporting clients and daemons for the kernel NFS server
nmhA capable mail handling system with a command line interface
nordugrid-arc-ldap-monitorARC LDAP monitor service
nordugrid-arc-ws-monitorARC WS monitor service
notmuchSystem for indexing, searching, and tagging email
npmNode.js Package Manager
offlineimapPowerful IMAP/Maildir synchronization and reader support
opencryptokiImplementation of the PKCS#11 (Cryptoki) specification v2.11
opendnssecDNSSEC key and zone management software
openhpiHardware Platform Interface library and tools
OpenIPMIIPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) library and tools
opensslUtilities from the general purpose cryptography library with TLS implementation
openvswitchOpen vSwitch daemon/database/utilities
openvswitch-ovn-commonOpen vSwitch - Open Virtual Network support
pacemakerScalable High-Availability cluster resource manager
pacemaker-cliCommand line tools for controlling Pacemaker clusters
pam_scriptPAM module for executing scripts
parallelShell tool for executing jobs in parallel
pilot-linkFile transfer utilities between Linux and PalmPilots
pmix-develDevelopment files for pmix
po4aA tool maintaining translations anywhere
postgresqlPostgreSQL client programs
qemu-commonQEMU common files needed by all QEMU targets
rbmReproducible Build Manager
RdRandLibrary for generating random numbers using the RdRand instruction on Intel CPUs
resource-agentsOpen Source HA Reusable Cluster Resource Scripts
rgbdsA development package for the Game Boy, including an assembler
richaclRich Access Control List utilities
rubygem-ronnManual authoring tool
rxvt-unicodeUnicode version of rxvt
rxvt-unicode-256color256 color version of rxvt-unicode
rxvt-unicode-mlMulti-language version of rxvt-unicode
salt-masterManagement component for salt, a parallel remote execution system
samba-commonFiles used by both Samba servers and clients
samba-winbind-krb5-locatorSamba winbind krb5 locator
sane-backendsScanner access software
schrootExecute commands in a chroot environment
smokepingLatency Logging and Graphing System
soxA general purpose sound file conversion tool
svgalibLow-level fullscreen SVGA graphics library
swayi3-compatible window manager for Wayland
sysconftoolMacros for aclocal to install configuration files
systemdSystem and Service Manager
systemd-udevRule-based device node and kernel event manager
systemtap-develProgrammable system-wide instrumentation system - development headers, tools
tigText-mode interface for the git revision control system
tntnetA web application server for web applications
TOPCOMTriangulations Of Point Configurations and Oriented Matroids
torque-clientClient part of TORQUE
tunedA dynamic adaptive system tuning daemon
tuned-profiles-atomicAdditional tuned profile(s) targeted to Atomic
tuned-profiles-compatAdditional tuned profiles mainly for backward compatibility with tuned 1.0
tuned-profiles-cpu-partitioningAdditional tuned profile(s) optimized for CPU partitioning
tuned-profiles-nfv-guestAdditional tuned profile(s) targeted to Network Function Virtualization (NFV) guest
tuned-profiles-nfv-hostAdditional tuned profile(s) targeted to Network Function Virtualization (NFV) host
tuned-profiles-oracleAdditional tuned profile(s) targeted to Oracle loads
tuned-profiles-origin-nodeTuned profiles for Origin Node hosts
tuned-profiles-realtimeAdditional tuned profile(s) targeted to realtime
tuned-profiles-sapAdditional tuned profile(s) targeted to SAP NetWeaver loads
tuned-profiles-sap-hanaAdditional tuned profile(s) targeted to SAP HANA loads
udisksStorage Management Service
unixcwShared library for Morse programs
unixODBCA complete ODBC driver manager for Linux
upowerPower Management Service
varnishHigh-performance HTTP accelerator
votca-csgVOTCA coarse-graining engine
votca-toolsVOTCA tools library
waffle-develDevelopment headers and libraries for waffle
westonReference compositor for Wayland
wireless-toolsWireless ethernet configuration tools
wordnetA lexical database for the English language
xautomationTools to automate tasks in X, even detecting on screen images
xkeyboard-configX Keyboard Extension configuration data
xorg-x11-docsX.Org X11 documentation
yasm-develHeader files and static libraries for the yasm Modular Assembler
yazZ39.50/SRW/SRU toolkit