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Tiny utilities for small and embedded systems

BusyBox combines tiny versions of many common UNIX utilities into a single small executable. It provides minimalist replacements for the most common utilities you would usually find on your desktop system (i.e., ls, cp, mv, mount, tar, etc.). The utilities in BusyBox generally have fewer options than their full-featured GNU cousins; however, the options that are included provide the expected functionality and behave very much like their GNU counterparts.

This package installs the BusyBox binary but does not install symlinks for any of the supported utilities. Some of the utilities can be used in the system by installing the busybox-syslogd, busybox-udhcpc or busybox-udhcpd packages.

Tags: System Administration: Filesystem Tool, Data Recovery, User Interface: interface::commandline, interface::shell, Role: Program, Scope: Utility, Works with: works-with::archive, works-with::file, Text

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Architecture Version Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 1:1.22.0-5 431.5 kB1,003.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 1:1.22.0-5 378.6 kB711.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 (unofficial port) 1:1.22.0-5 352.0 kB730.0 kB [list of files]
armel 1:1.22.0-5 361.5 kB764.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 1:1.22.0-5 354.3 kB568.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 1:1.22.0-5 403.4 kB857.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 1:1.22.0-5 285.2 kB537.0 kB [list of files]
i386 1:1.22.0-5 354.8 kB680.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 1:1.22.0-5 301.8 kB525.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 1:1.22.0-5 282.7 kB499.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 1:1.22.0-5 332.9 kB617.0 kB [list of files]
mips 1:1.22.0-5 375.9 kB889.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 1:1.22.0-5 379.6 kB889.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 1:1.22.0-5 367.9 kB816.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 1:1.22.0-5 388.3 kB857.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 1:1.22.0-5 376.0 kB931.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 1:1.22.0-5 388.5 kB862.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 1:1.22.0-5 418.0 kB700.0 kB [list of files]
sparc 1:1.22.0-5 362.0 kB799.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 1:1.22.0-5 373.5 kB831.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 1:1.22.0-4 378.8 kB697.0 kB [list of files]