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_auth.conf(5)
Login configuration file for APT sources and proxies
apt_preferences(5)
Preference control file for APT
authorized_keys(5)
OpenSSH SSH daemon

B

binfmt.d(5)
Configure additional binary formats for executables at...

C

capability.conf(5)
configuration file for the pam_cap module
charmap(5)
character set description file
Compose(5)
X client mappings for multi-key input sequences
config(5ssl)
OpenSSL CONF library configuration files
console-setup(5)
configuration file for setupcon
core(5)
core dump file
crontab(5)
tables for driving cron
crypttab(5)
static information about encrypted filesystems

D

deb(5)
Debian binary package format
deb-buildinfo(5)
Debian build information file format
deb-changelog(5)
dpkg source packages' changelog file format
deb-changes(5)
Debian changes file format
deb-conffiles(5)
package conffiles
deb-control(5)
Debian binary packages' master control file format
deb-extra-override(5)
Debian archive extra override file
deb-old(5)
old style Debian binary package format
deb-origin(5)
Vendor-specific information files
deb-override(5)
Debian archive override file
deb-postinst(5)
package post-installation maintainer script
deb-postrm(5)
package post-removal maintainer script
deb-preinst(5)
package pre-installation maintainer script
deb-prerm(5)
package pre-removal maintainer script
deb-shlibs(5)
Debian shared library information file
deb-split(5)
Debian multi-part binary package format
deb-src-control(5)
Debian source packages' master control file format
deb-src-files(5)
Debian distribute files format
deb-src-rules(5)
Debian source package rules file
deb-substvars(5)
Debian source substitution variables
deb-symbols(5)
Debian's extended shared library information file
deb-triggers(5)
package triggers
deb822(5)
Debian RFC822 control data format
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)
dnssec-trust-anchors.d(5)
DNSSEC trust anchor configuration files
dpkg.cfg(5)
dpkg configuration file
dsc(5)
Debian source packages' control file format

E

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

F

faillog(5)
login failure logging file
filesystems(5)
Linux filesystem types: ext, ext2, ext3, ext4, hpfs, i...
fonts-conf(5)
Font configuration files
fs(5)
Linux filesystem types: ext, ext2, ext3, ext4, hpfs, i...
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

hgignore(5)
syntax for Mercurial ignore files
hgrc(5)
configuration files for Mercurial
host.conf(5)
resolver configuration file
hostname(5)
Local hostname 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
hwclock(5)
variables that affect the behaviour of the hwclock boo...

I

init-d-script(5)
interpreter for short and simple init.d scripts.
initramfs.conf(5)
configuration file for mkinitramfs
interfaces(5)
network interface configuration for ifup and ifdown
intro(5)
introduction to file formats and filesystems
ipc(5)
System V interprocess communication mechanisms
issue(5)
prelogin message and identification file

J

journald.conf(5)
Journal service configuration files
journald.conf.d(5)
Journal service configuration files

K

keyboard(5)
keyboard configuration file
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.conf(5)
Configuration file for locale settings
locale.gen(5)
Configuration file for locale-gen
localtime(5)
Local timezone configuration file
login.defs(5)
shadow password suite configuration
logind.conf(5)
Login manager configuration files
logind.conf.d(5)
Login manager configuration files
logrotate.conf(5)
rotates, compresses, and mails system logs

M

machine-id(5)
Local machine ID configuration file
machine-info(5)
Local machine information file
magic(5)
file command's magic pattern file
mailcap(5)
metamail capabilities file
mailcap.order(5)
the mailcap ordering specifications
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-load.d(5)
Configure kernel modules to load at boot
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 configuration file
networkd.conf(5)
Global Network configuration files
networkd.conf.d(5)
Global Network configuration files
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

O

os-release(5)
Operating system identification

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
procfs(5)
process information pseudo-filesystem
protocols(5)
protocols definition file

R

regulatory.bin(5)
The Linux wireless regulatory database
regulatory.db(5)
The Linux wireless regulatory database
repertoiremap(5)
map symbolic character names to Unicode code points
request-key.conf(5)
Instantiation handler configuration file
resolv.conf(5)
resolver configuration file
resolved.conf(5)
Network Name Resolution configuration files
resolved.conf.d(5)
Network Name Resolution configuration files
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

scr_dump(5)
format of curses screen-dumps.
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
sleep.conf.d(5)
Suspend and hibernation configuration file
sources.list(5)
List of configured APT data sources
ssh_config(5)
OpenSSH SSH client configuration files
sshd(5)
OpenSSH SSH daemon
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
sysctl.d(5)
Configure kernel parameters at boot
sysfs(5)
a filesystem for exporting kernel objects
system.conf.d(5)
System and session service manager configuration files
systemd-sleep.conf(5)
Suspend and hibernation configuration file
systemd-system.conf(5)
System and session service manager configuration files
systemd-user.conf(5)
System and session service manager configuration files
systemd.automount(5)
Automount unit configuration
systemd.device(5)
Device unit configuration
systemd.dnssd(5)
DNS-SD configuration
systemd.exec(5)
Execution environment configuration
systemd.kill(5)
Process killing procedure configuration
systemd.link(5)
Network device configuration
systemd.mount(5)
Mount unit configuration
systemd.negative(5)
DNSSEC trust anchor configuration files
systemd.netdev(5)
Virtual Network Device configuration
systemd.network(5)
Network configuration
systemd.path(5)
Path unit configuration
systemd.positive(5)
DNSSEC trust anchor configuration files
systemd.preset(5)
Service enablement presets
systemd.resource-control(5)
Resource control unit settings
systemd.scope(5)
Scope unit configuration
systemd.service(5)
Service unit configuration
systemd.slice(5)
Slice unit configuration
systemd.socket(5)
Socket unit configuration
systemd.swap(5)
Swap unit configuration
systemd.target(5)
Target unit configuration
systemd.timer(5)
Timer unit configuration
systemd.unit(5)
Unit configuration
sysusers.d(5)
Declarative allocation of system users and groups

T

term(5)
format of compiled term file.
termcap(5)
terminal capability database
terminal-colors.d(5)
Configure output colorization for various utilities
terminfo(5)
terminal capability data base
thermal-conf.xml(5)
Configuration file for thermal daemon
time.conf(5)
configuration file for the pam_time module
timesyncd.conf(5)
Network Time Synchronization configuration files
timesyncd.conf.d(5)
Network Time Synchronization configuration files
tmpfiles.d(5)
Configuration for creation, deletion and cleaning of v...
ttytype(5)
terminal device to default terminal type mapping
tzfile(5)
timezone information

U

ucf.conf(5)
site-wide configuration file for ucf
udev.conf(5)
Configuration for device event managing daemon
update-initramfs.conf(5)
configuration file for update-initramfs
update-motd(5)
dynamic MOTD generation
user-dirs.conf(5)
configuration for xdg-user-dirs-update
user-dirs.defaults(5)
default settings for XDG user dirs
user-dirs.dirs(5)
settings for XDG user dirs
user.conf.d(5)
System and session service manager configuration files
user_caps(5)
user-defined terminfo capabilities
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)

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