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The table has grown so large that a PDF version is no longer useful, so is no longer available here.
Framed version.
OS versions in parentheses; e.g. 10+ means version 10 and greater; 9- means version 9 and previous. $=extra cost
(obs) = obsolete
If not specified, commands are in one of the following directories: /usr/bin/usr/sbin, /bin/sbin
Files referenced may be either commands, configuration files, or directly-referenced text files. Use the man command to read the man pages for details such as command options.


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