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(on Wikipedia)
http://www.gnu.org/software/findutils/

"The GNU Find Utilities" is one of those packages that's installed everywhere. find is one of those programs everyone ends up using and ends up being horrified at.

  • aka GNU Find Utilities

See also:

  • grep - For searching the contents of files.
  • locate maintains a database.



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https://mirrors.edge.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/ [ 1 ] was https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/ [ 2 ] was ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux-ng/

Create a hex dump of a file.

Part of util-linux.

See also:

  • od -- Same thing.

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http://www.xpdfreader.com/ [ 1 ] was http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/

A PDF viewer.

I wasn't impressed.

  • has xpdf-tools (untested)

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