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Several Useful Linux Tools

The following tools may have been installed in your Linux because some are basic tools. But, if we installed any Linux distribution from the Docker registry which is shipped with only minimal programs, these following tools may be not available by default.


net-tools
This tool provides tools for network-related tasks such as ifconfig.

software-properties-common
If you want to enable add-apt-repository command, this tool is required.

nano
This text editor is usually already available.

ca-certificates
A deb package that contains certificates provided by the Certificate Authorities. It also contains an updater tool that can be used as a cronjob if needed.

gnupg2
GNU Privacy Guard is GNU's tool that can be used to encrypt data and to create digital signatures. GnuPG is a complete replacement for PGP. It includes an advanced key management facility and is compliant with the proposed OpenPGP Internet standard.

openssh-client
Tools for generating authentication keys and others such as ssh-keygen

curl & wget
It can create HTTP-request.


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