2.36.2 / February 12, 2021
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util-linux is a standard package distributed by the Linux Kernel Organization for use as part of the Linux operating system. A fork, util-linux-ng (with ng meaning "next generation"), was created when development stalled, but as of January 2011[update] has been renamed back to util-linux, and is the official version of the package.
It includes the following utilities:
Utilities formerly included, but removed as of 1 July 2015[update]: