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<h3 class="title">SDF Specific Commands</h3>
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Much of this was pulled from <a class="link" href="http://jwodder.freeshell.org/sdf/commands.html">jwodder's reference</a>, he deserves a huge thanks for putting this list together.
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<table border=1 cellpadding=1 cellspacing=1>
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<th colspan=2>Informative Commands</th>
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<td>address</td>
<td>prints out an address & paypal information for sending money to SDF; used by some other commands</td>
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<td>arpa</td>
<td>prints out information about the ARPA membership level</td>
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<td>bbs</td>
<td>gives information about purchasing a BBS documentary DVD set from SDF; seems to be a bit outdated</td>
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<td>commands</td>
<td>prints out a list of basic Unix commands; also available as "unix"</td>
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<td>dba</td>
<td>prints out information about the DBA membership</td>
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<td>dialup</td>
<td>gives information on SDF's dialup internet service</td>
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<td>downtime</td>
<td>displays the reason(s) for recent server downtime</td>
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<td>dsl</td>
<td>refers the user to http://dsl.tenex.org to find out about the availability of SDF DSL in one's area</td>
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<td>editors</td>
<td>displays the list of text editors from FAQ BASICS #09</td>
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<td>faq</td>
<td>interactive command for viewing the SDF Frequently Asked Questions (and their answers); uses the same command set as bboard</td>
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<td>gallery</td>
<td>lists some of the commands that users can use to contribute to the SDF galleries (see below)</td>
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<td>games</td>
<td>prints a list of some of the games installed on SDF</td>
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<td>getdialup</td>
<td>lists dialup internet services available in your area code</td>
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<td>help</td>
<td>a small interactive program listing useful commands from certain categories. Note that this program is located at /usr/pkg/bin/help and is not to be confused with the help command built into most shells.
</td>
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<td>how</td> <td>gives an overview of the types of memberships available
</td>
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<td>maxusers</td> <td>displays the current record for the maximum number of users logged into SDF at once
</td>
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<td>meta</td> <td>prints out information about the MetaARPA membership level
</td>
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<td>mil</td> <td>gives information on how the validation process can be waived for those on active military duty
</td>
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<td>music</td> <td>prints out information about purchasing the SDF music compilations
</td>
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<td>order</td> <td>outdated command; now consists of a pointer to the store on SDF's website
</td>
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<td>software</td> <td>lists the software packages available to the various membership levels
</td>
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<td>sticker</td> <td>prints information on obtaining an SDF bumper sticker
</td>
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<td>twenex</td> <td>prints out summaries of (most of) the user-contributed software in /sys/sdf/bin
</td>
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<td>unix</td> <td>same as commands</td>
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<td>vhost</td>
<td>prints out information about the VHOST membership</td>
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<td>vpn</td>
<td>prints out information about the VPN membership</td>
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<th colspan=2>Inter-User Communication & Social Networking</th>
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<td>bboard</td>
<td>bulletin board system for SDF</td>
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<td>com (a.k.a. commode)
</td> <td>inter-user chat system for SDF
</td>
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<td>guestbook</td> <td>sign or view the guestbook
</td>
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<td>happening</td> <td>submit an anonymous journal entry or view a random entry
</td>
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<td>helpdesk</td> <td>request help from & give help to other SDF users
</td>
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<td>mesg</td> <td>send messages to other users
</td>
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<td>notes</td> <td>leave urgent notes for other users</td>
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<td>profiles</td>
<td>set up a profile for viewing by other SDF users</td>
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<th colspan=2>Account Management Commands</th>
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<td>addlink</td>
<td>publish your website; invoked by mkhomepg</td>
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<td>bksp</td>
<td>set your backspace key</td>
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<td>greylist</td>
<td>toggle greylisting for your e-mail address(es) (VPM membership required)</td>
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<td>maint</td>
<td>change your password, shell, & contact information</td>
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<td>mdns</td>
<td>assign a domain name to a dynamic IP address (MetaARPA membership required); also available as "udns"</td>
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<td>metaarray</td>
<td>For MetaARPA members. Will first generate a random login password for your MetaArray account followed by a random database password sent via local e-mail if you have a DBA membership. If you ever forget your MetaArray password or your MetaArray MySQL password, this will reset it.</td>
</td>
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<td>mkcron</td>
<td>set up & manage cronjobs (MetaARPA membership required)</td>
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<td>mkfinger</td>
<td>control what information to display for finger requests from remote hosts</td>
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<td>mkgopher</td>
<td>set up a gopherspace on SDF</td>
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<td>mkhomepg</td>
<td>set up a website on SDF</td>
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<td>mkvhost</td>
<td>create & maintain DNS and/or VHOST membership features</td>
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<td>mkvpm</td>
<td>manage virtual POP3 mailboxes (VPM membership required)</td>
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<td>motd</td>
<td>manage MOTD membership</td>
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<td>mypasswd</td>
<td>change your MySQL password.</td>
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<td>phlog</td>
<td>list (or delist) your Gopher blog on SDF's registry of phlogs</td>
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<td>reset-mysql</td>
<td>resets your MySQL password and sends you a new one via local mail.</td>
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<td>setdialup</td>
<td>manage DIALUP membership</td>
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<td>setgrp</td>
<td>add & remove users to & from your personal group (MetaARPA membership required)</td>
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<td>setvmail</td>
<td> toggle e-mail addresses at various SDF domains (MetaARPA membership required)</td>
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<td>setvpn</td>
<td> configure your PPTP VPN login on SDF (VPN membership required)</td>
</tr>
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<td>startsql</td>
<td> set up a MySQL database (DBA membership required)</td>
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<td>tweak</td>
<td> redistribute your file storage quotas (TWEAK membership required)</td>
</tr>
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<td>udns</td>
<td> same as mdns</td>
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<td>vpmclear</td>
<td> clear out a virtual POP3 mailbox (VPM membership required)</td>
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<th colspan=2>Account Information</th>
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<td>disk</td>
<td>display filesystem usage for your home directory, mail spool, gopherspace, & webspace</td>
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<td>domains</td>
<td> list the SDF domains available to you for webhosting & e-mail addresses</td>
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<td>dues</td>
<td> give details on your membership dues</td>
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<td>expire</td>
<td> show how long until your account expires (pre-validated users only)</td>
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<td>vpmstat</td>
<td> display information about your virtual POP3 mailboxes (VPM membership required)</td>
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<td>vpnstats</td>
<td> view VPN usage statistics (VPN membership required)</td>
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<td>webquota</td>
<td> show web transfer quotas for your website</td>
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<th colspan=2>User Information</th>
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<td>online</td>
<td> prints the amount of time that the given user (or yourself, if none is given) has spent logged in today; does not work correctly</td>
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<td>sentry</td>
<td> prints notices of logins & logouts on the system</td>
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<td>uinfo</td>
<td> print the date & time when the given user joined SDF & the various membership levels</td>
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<td>url</td>
<td>print the URL at which the given SDF user's website is located</td>
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<th colspan=2>Gallery Commands</th>
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<td>artgallery</td>
<td> add photography & artwork to the SDF art gallery</td>
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<td>astrogallery</td>
<td> add astronomical photographs to the astro gallery</td>
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<td>deskshots</td>
<td> add a picture of your computer desktop to the deskshots gallery</td>
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<td>patches</td>
<td> add pictures of SDF 20^th anniversary patches to the patches gallery</td>
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<td>sdfers</td>
<td> add a picture of yourself to the SDF member photos gallery</td>
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<td>stickers</td>
<td> add pictures of SDF stickers to the SDF stickers gallery</td>
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<td>vintage</td>
<td> add a picture of a vintage computer to the vintage computers gallery</td>
</tr>
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<th colspan=2>Other</th>
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<td>due (delete, undelete, expunge)</td>
<td> two-step file deletion for Unix machines. Currently, this program does not actually seem to be installed, but its source is available in /sys/sdf/src/due.</td>
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<td>freeirc</td>
<td> allows non-ARPA members to use IRC on the weekend</td>
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<td>game-review</td>
<td> submit a review for a game on ascii-games.org</td>
</tr>
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<td>instruct</td>
<td> manage student shell accounts (INSTRUCTOR membership required)</td>
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<td>mkgallery</td>
<td> produce a thumbnail gallery page for the given images</td>
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<td>mud</td>
<td> telnet to SDFmud</td>
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<td>nospam</td>
<td> defers obvious spam messages to separate files; run nospam -i for more information</td>
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<td>oneliner</td>
<td> print a random line by another SDF member, or add your own</td>
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<td>pledge</td>
<td> pledge money to the SDF Public Access UNIX System</td>
</tr>
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<td>psh</td>
<td> the restricted shell used by pre-validated SDF accounts</td>
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<td>quote</td>
<td> display the current price for a given stock; does not seem to currently be working properly</td>
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<td>smj</td>
<td> print a random quote from the SDF sysadmin</td>
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<td>surl</td>
<td> SDF's URL shortening service</td>
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<td>teach</td>
<td> fill out a survey about virtual classes taught on SDF machines</td>
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<td>thxmoo</td>
<td> a MOO based around the world of THX-1138</td>
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<td>uinfo</td>
<td> account information for a given user or yourself</td>
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<td>upload</td>
<td> wrapper around rz for uploading files</td>
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<td>url</td>
<td> show the url for yourself or a given user </td>
</tr>
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<td>vote</td>
<td> vote on a currently open SDF ballot (ARPA membership required)</td>
</tr>
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