A Sysadmin's Unixersal Translator (ROSETTA STONE) OR What do they call that in this world?
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OS versions in parentheses; e.g. 10+ means version 10 and greater; 9- means version 9 and previous. $=extra cost. (obs) = obsolete
If not specified, commands are in one of the following directories: /usr/bin, /usr/sbin, /bin, /sbin
Files referenced may be either commands, configuration files, or directly-referenced text files. Use the man command to read the man pages for details such as command options.
hardware, firmware, devices disks kernel, boot, swap files, volumes
networking security, backup software, patching, tracing, logging