list of built-in tools

Mike Clarke jmc-freebsd2 at
Sat Sep 30 09:45:00 UTC 2017

On Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:12:18 -0400
Ernie Luzar <luzar722 at> wrote:

> Looking for a list or index of all the basic system utilities.

You can get a list of names and descriptions with this Bourne shell command:

cd /usr/share/man/man1 && (for i in `ls -1 | sed 's/\.1\.gz//'`; do whatis $i ; done) 2>/dev/null | sort -u

Mike Clarke

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