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Unix in a Nutshell, 4th Edition by Arnold Robbins

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Solaris: Standard Compliant Programs

Where the behavior specified by the POSIX standard differs from the historical behavior provided by a command, Solaris provides a different version of the command in either /usr/xpg6/bin or in /usr/xpg4/bin. On Solaris systems, you should place these two directories into your search path before the standard /usr/bin directory. Some of these commands are not covered in this book, since they are either administrative commands or are obsolete. Also, today, it is unlikely that the commands in /usr/ucb will be useful; you probably should not have that directory in your search path.

ar

delta

file

kill

nm

tail

awk

df

find

link

nohup

tr

basename

du

get

ln

od

ulimit

bc

ed

getconf

ls

pr

vedit

chgrp

edit

getopts

m4

rm

vi

chown

egrep

grep

make

sccs

view

cp

env

hash

more

sed

wait

ctags

ex

id

mv

sh

who

date

expr

ipcs

nice

sort

xargs

dc

fgrep

jobs

nl

stty

 

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