s6-linux-utils icons6-linux-utils 1.0.2

A set of Open Source command-line tools for service supervision under Linux/UNIX systems
s6-linux-utils is an open source and free software that contains the Linux-specific versions of the s6 command-line utilities, which provide a minimalist set of Linux system tools.

s6-linux-utils is comprised of the following command-line programs: s6-chroot, s6-devd, s6-freeramdisk, s6-halt, s6-hiercopy, s6-hostname, s6-logwatch, s6-mount, s6-pivotchroot, s6-poweroff, s6-reboot, s6-swapoff, s6-swapon, and s6-umount.

A portable version of this package, which includes much more utilities, is also available on Softpedia, here.

s6 is an open source suite for command-line utilities that can be used by system administrator for secure supervision tasks, specifically for runit and daemontools.

last updated on:
September 29th, 2013, 17:47 GMT
developed by:
The s6 Team
license type:
ISC License (ISCL) 
ROOT \ System \ Boot


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s6-linux-utils - The synopsis of the s6-hiercopy program
What's New in This Release:
  • This version fixes a small bug which prevented unprivileged users from using s6-mount to read the mount table.
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