“a growing collection of the unix tools that nobody thought to write thirty years ago”

  • errno - look up errno names and descriptions
  • ifdata - get network interface info without parsing ifconfig output
  • ifne - Run command if the standard input is not empty
  • isutf8 - check whether files are valid UTF-8
  • lckdo - run a program with a lock held (see also flock)
  • mispipe - pipe two commands, returning the exit status of the first
  • moreutils_parallel - run programs in parallel
  • sponge - soak up standard input and write to a file
  • pee - tee standard input to pipes