This is a list of
Unix Unix (; trademarked as UNIX) is a family of multitasking, multiuser Multi-user software is computer software Software is a collection of Instruction (computer science), instructions and data (computing), data that tell a computer how to ...

commands as specified by
IEEE The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a professional association for electronic engineering and electrical engineering (and associated disciplines) with its corporate office in New York City and its operations center i ...
Std 1003.1-2008, which is part of the
Single UNIX Specification The Single UNIX Specification (SUS) is the collective name of a family of standards for computer A computer is a machine that can be programmed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically. Modern computers can ...
(SUS). These commands can be found on Unix operating systems and most
Unix-like A Unix-like (sometimes referred to as UN*X or *nix) operating system An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware, computer software, software resources, and provides common daemon (computing), services for compu ...
operating systems.


See also

* List of GNU Core Utilities commands * List of GNOME applications *
List of GNU packages A number of notable software packages were developed for, or are maintained by, the Free Software Foundation The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a 501(c)(3) A 501(c)(3) organization is a corporation, trust, unincorporated association, or othe ...
List of KDE applications The KDE Gear (earlier known as the KDE Applications Bundle) is a set of applications and supporting libraries that are developed by the KDE, KDE community, primarily used on Linux-based operating systems but mostly multiplatform, and released on ...
* List of Unix daemons *
List of web browsers for Unix and Unix-like operating systems The following is a list of web browsers for various Unix and Unix-like operating systems. Not all of these browsers are specific to these operating systems; some are available on non-Unix systems as well. Some, but not most work for Android. Graphi ...
Unix philosophy The Unix philosophy, originated by Ken Thompson, is a set of cultural norms and philosophical approaches to Minimalism (computing), minimalist, Modularity (programming), modular software development. It is based on the experience of leading devel ...


External links

IEEE Std 1003.1,2004 specifications

IEEE Std 1003.1,2008 specifications

– configurable list of equivalent programs for *nix systems.

– explains the names of many Unix commands. {{Unix commands Unix programs System administration