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I think what you are looking for is Spacewalk. It comes with a lot of centralized Administration tools which can help you in various tasks. Red Hat SpaceWalk


Does anyone know of a software capable of keeping track of Linux/UNIX systems configurations centralized on a server? Possibly with a web gui and history capabilities? There are probably two ways of approaching this particular question, and it depends on exactly what you're asking. If you have an existing fleet of systems and you are looking for a way ...


NetBSD has a full text search implementation of apropos(1) which does search across the complete content of man pages instead of restricting just to the NAME section. You might want to check it out. There is a web based interface for it as well: Disclaimer: I am the developer of both of the tools.


Yes, it's man 7 signal which, among other things, includes the following table: Signal Value Action Comment ────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── SIGHUP 1 Term Hangup detected on controlling terminal or death of controlling process SIGINT 2 ...


The apropos(1) command is used for searching man pages. However, most implementations of apropos(1) just search in the NAME section, which is very limiting. NetBSD has a full text search implementation of apropos(1), which is capable of searching the complete content of man pages. There is also a web based interface for it:, that you can try out. ...


A web search for "backspace" and "overstrike" would get better results. The file is a manual page — formatted using nroff. Usually files such as bash.0 are simply generated and discarded. A while back, they were saved, to reduce work for the man program. Rather than /usr/share/man/man1, your manual pages would be read from /usr/share/man/cat1. Read ...


And even earlier, it was a method of printing on golf-ball printers that worked like old typewriters and had a very limited set of characters that they could print. So nroff uses the byte stream of an old teletype printer to represent how to should look 'on screen'.


Overstriking is a method used in nroff (see the Troff paper) to offer more typographical possibilities than plain ASCII would allow: bold text (by overstriking the same character) underlined text (by overstriking _) accents and diacritics (e.g. é produced by overstriking e with ’) and various other symbols, as permitted by the target output device. In ...

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