Section 5: File Formats

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Section index

A

access.conf(5)
the login access control table file
acct(5)
process accounting file
adduser.conf(5)
configuration file for adduser(8) and addgroup(8) .
apt.conf(5)
Configuration file for APT
apt_preferences(5)
Preference control file for APT
authorized_keys(5)
OpenSSH SSH daemon

C

charmap(5)
character symbols to define character encodings
Compose(5)
X client mappings for multi-key input sequences
config(5ssl)
OpenSSL CONF library configuration files
core(5)
core dump file
crontab(5)
tables for driving cron
crypttab(5)
static information about encrypted filesystems

D

deluser.conf(5)
configuration file for deluser(8) and delgroup(8) .
depmod.d(5)
Configuration directory for depmod
dhclient.conf(5)
DHCP client configuration file
dhclient.leases(5)
DHCP client lease database
dhcp-eval(5)
ISC DHCP conditional evaluation
dhcp-options(5)
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol options
dir_colors(5)
configuration file for dircolors(1)
dpkg.cfg(5)
dpkg configuration file

E

e2fsck.conf(5)
Configuration file for e2fsck
elf(5)
format of Executable and Linking Format (ELF) files
ethers(5)
Ethernet address to IP number database
ext2(5)
the second extended file system
ext3(5)
the second extended file system
ext4(5)
the fourth extended file system

F

faillog(5)
login failure logging file
filesystems(5)
Linux filesystem types: minix, ext, ext2, ext3, ext4, ...
fonts-conf(5)
Font configuration files
fs(5)
Linux filesystem types: minix, ext, ext2, ext3, ext4, ...
fstab(5)
static information about the filesystems

G

gai.conf(5)
getaddrinfo(3) configuration file
gitattributes(5)
defining attributes per path
githooks(5)
Hooks used by Git
gitignore(5)
Specifies intentionally untracked files to ignore
gitmodules(5)
defining submodule properties
gitrepository-layout(5)
Git Repository Layout
gitweb.conf(5)
Gitweb (Git web interface) configuration file
groff_font(5)
format of groff device and font description files
groff_out(5)
groff intermediate output format
groff_tmac(5)
macro files in the roff typesetting system
group(5)
user group file
group.conf(5)
configuration file for the pam_group module
gshadow(5)
shadowed group file

H

halt(5)
variables that affect the behavior of the shutdown scr...
hgignore(5)
syntax for Mercurial ignore files
hgrc(5)
configuration files for Mercurial
host.conf(5)
resolver configuration file
hosts(5)
static table lookup for hostnames
hosts.allow(5)
format of host access control files
hosts.deny(5)
format of host access control files
hosts.equiv(5)
list of hosts and users that are granted "trusted" r c...
hosts_access(5)
format of host access control files
hosts_options(5)
host access control language extensions

I

init(5)
Upstart init daemon job configuration
initramfs.conf(5)
configuration file for mkinitramfs
inittab(5)
init daemon configuration
interfaces(5)
network interface configuration for ifup and ifdown
intro(5)
introduction to file formats
ipc(5)
System V interprocess communication mechanisms
issue(5)
prelogin message and identification file

K

keymaps(5)
keyboard table descriptions for loadkeys and dumpkeys

L

ldap.conf(5)
LDAP configuration file/environment variables
libaudit.conf(5)
libaudit configuration file
limits.conf(5)
configuration file for the pam_limits module
lj4_font(5)
groff fonts for use with devlj4
locale(5)
describes a locale definition file
locale.alias(5)
Locale name alias data base
login.defs(5)
shadow password suite configuration
logind.conf(5)
Login manager configuration file
logrotate.conf(5)
rotates, compresses, and mails system logs

M

magic(5)
file command's magic pattern file
mailcap(5)
metamail capabilities file
mailcap.order(5)
the mailcap ordering specifications
mailname(5)
the visible mail name of the system
manpath(5)
format of the /etc/manpath.config file
mke2fs.conf(5)
Configuration file for mke2fs
modprobe.d(5)
Configuration directory for modprobe
modules(5)
kernel modules to load at boot time
modules.dep(5)
Module dependency information
modules.dep.bin(5)
Module dependency information
moduli(5)
Diffie-Hellman moduli
motd(5)
message of the day

N

namespace.conf(5)
the namespace configuration file
nanorc(5)
GNU nano's rcfile
networks(5)
network name information
nologin(5)
prevent unprivileged users from logging into the system
nss(5)
Name Service Switch configuration file
nsswitch.conf(5)
Name Service Switch configuration file
ntpd.conf(5)
Network Time Protocol daemon configuration file
numa_maps(5)
overview of Non-Uniform Memory Architecture

P

pam(5)
portable arbitrary map file format
pam.conf(5)
PAM configuration files
pam.d(5)
PAM configuration files
pam_env.conf(5)
the environment variables config file
papersize(5)
specify preferred paper size
passwd(5)
the password file
pbm(5)
portable bitmap file format
pbmtoplot(1)
convert a portable bitmap into a Unix plot(5) file
pgm(5)
portable graymap file format
pnm(5)
portable anymap file format
ppm(5)
portable pixmap file format
proc(5)
process information pseudo-filesystem
protocols(5)
protocols definition file

R

rcS(5)
variables that affect the behavior of boot scripts
regulatory.bin(5)
The Linux wireless regulatory database
request-key.conf(5)
Instantiation handler configuration file
resolv.conf(5)
resolver configuration file
resolver(5)
resolver configuration file
rpc(5)
RPC program number data base
rsyncd.conf(5)
configuration file for rsync in daemon mode
rsyslog.conf(5)
rsyslogd(8) configuration file

S

securetty(5)
file which lists terminals from which root can log in
semanage.conf(5)
global configuration file for the SELinux Management l...
sepermit.conf(5)
configuration file for the pam_sepermit module
services(5)
Internet network services list
shadow(5)
shadowed password file
shells(5)
pathnames of valid login shells
slabinfo(5)
kernel slab allocator statistics
sources.list(5)
List of configured APT data sources
ssh_config(5)
OpenSSH SSH client configuration files
sshd_config(5)
OpenSSH SSH daemon configuration file
subgid(5)
the subordinate gid file
subuid(5)
the subordinate uid file
sudo.conf(5)
configuration for sudo front end
sudoers(5)
default sudo security policy plugin
sysctl.conf(5)
sysctl preload/configuration file

T

term(5)
format of compiled term file.
termcap(5)
terminal capability database
terminfo(5)
terminal capability data base
time.conf(5)
configuration file for the pam_time module
tzfile(5)
timezone information

U

ucf.conf(5)
site-wide configuration file for ucf
update-initramfs.conf(5)
configuration file for update-initramfs
update-motd(5)
dynamic MOTD generation
utmp(5)
login records
utmpx(5)
login records

W

wtmp(5)
login records

X

x509v3_config(5ssl)
X509 V3 certificate extension configuration format
XCompose(5)
X client mappings for multi-key input sequences
Xsession(5)
initialize X session
Xsession.options(5)
configuration options for Xsession (5)
Xwrapper.config(5)
configuration options for X server wrapper

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