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 pppd(8) -- Point to Point Protocol daemon
    The Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) provides a method for transmitting datagrams over serial point-to-point links. PPP is composed of three parts: a method for encapsulating datagrams over serial links,...
 pppdump(8) -- convert PPP record file to readable format
    The pppdump utility converts the files written using the record option of pppd into a human-readable format. If one or more filenames are specified, pppdump will read each in turn; otherwise it will r...
 pppoe(8) -- user-space PPPoE client.
    pppoe is a user-space client for PPPoE (Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet) for Linux and other UNIX systems. pppoe works in concert with the pppd PPP daemon to provide a PPP connection over Ethern...
 pppoe-relay(8) -- user-space PPPoE relay agent.
    pppoe-relay is a user-space relay agent for PPPoE (Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet) for Linux. pppoe-relay works in concert with the pppoe client and pppoe-server server. See the OPERATION secti...
 pppoe-server(8) -- user-space PPPoE server
    pppoe-server is a user-space server for PPPoE (Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet) for Linux and other UNIX systems. pppoe-server works in concert with the pppoe client to respond to PPPoE discover...
 pppoe-sniff(8) -- examine network for non-standard PPPoE frames
    pppoe-sniff listens for likely-looking PPPoE PADR and session frames and deduces extra options required for pppoe(8) to work. Some DSL providers seem to use non-standard frame types for PPPoE frames, ...
 pppoeconf(8) -- configures a PPPoE (ADSL) connection
    The pppoeconf program is userfriendly dialog based setup tool for pppoe and pppd. It will look for existing ethernet cards and look for ADSL hardware connected to one of them. Then it will get some lo...
 pppstats(8) -- print PPP statistics
    The pppstats utility reports PPP-related statistics at regular intervals for the specified PPP interface. If the interface is unspecified, it will default to ppp0. The display is split horizontally in...
 pwck(8) -- verify integrity of password files
    pwck verifies the integrity of the system authentication information. All entries in the /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow are checked to see that the entry has the proper format and valid data in each fiel...
 pwconv(8) -- convert to and from shadow passwords and groups.
    These four programs all operate on the normal and shadow password and group files: /etc/passwd, /etc/group, /etc/shadow, and /etc/gshadow. pwconv creates shadow from passwd and an optionally existing ...
 pwupdate(8) -- updates passwd and shadow NIS map
    pwupdate is invoked by rpc.yppasswdd(8) after changing the password and it should update the passwd and shadow NIS map. Never run it by hand.
 rarp(8) -- manipulate the system RARP table
    Rarp manipulates the kernel's RARP table in various ways. The primary options are clearing an address mapping entry and manually setting up one. For debugging purposes, the rarp program also allows a...
 raw(8) -- bind a Linux raw character device
    raw is used to bind a Linux raw character device to a block device. Any block device may be used: at the time of binding, the device driver does not even have to be accessible (it may be loaded on dem...
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 resize2fs(8) -- ext2 file system resizer
    The resize2fs program will resize ext2 file systems. It can be used to enlarge or shrink an ext2 file system located on device so that it will have size blocks. If the size parameter is not specified,...
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