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By standard, I mean just what users often get by default with one of the popular distros.

For example, uname, finger, vim, tmux, etc.

I have a Galaxy Tab 10.1 (Android version 3.1, already rooted)

Also, I read somewhere about setting up a chroot on Android to run full-fledged Linux distros, such as Debian.
Is that possible?

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For basic command line tools, get Busybox (I have no particular recommendation to make on the various Busybox providers for Android). –  Gilles Sep 5 '11 at 23:33
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You might want to try Linux Installer ( https://market.android.com/details?id=com.galoula.LinuxInstall&feature=search_result ), which lets you install Debian or Ubuntu.

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Three options:

  • Cross compile the tools you want.
  • Use linux chroot on the device
  • Use botbrew (search the play store)

But, before any option, install busybox with root perms.

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