Ken (Fallon not Thompson) checks his unix like computer to see how many commands still exist.
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top ten of the first unix commands
50 years after the 1st Edition of Unix was published, Ken (Fallon not Thompson) checks his unix like computer to see how many commands still exist (38) and how many are not installed by default (23).
Thanks to @bsdimp on twitter for the post. Also to @firstname.lastname@example.org and @email@example.com for the tip.
Packages I don't have installed
Many are available under another name but I have not installed them. Seven of the of the twenty two relates to tapes.
B -- language
bas -- basic
bcd -- binary coded decimal conversion
boot -- reboot system
chdir -- change working directory
check -- file system consistency check
db -- debug
dbppt -- dump binary paper tape
dsw -- delete interactively
dtf -- DECtape format
for -- fortran
form -- form letter generator
hup -- hang up typewriter
lbppt -- load binary paper tapes
rew -- rewind tape
rkd -- dump RK disk to tape
rkf -- format RKO3 disk pack
rkl -- reload RK disk from tape
roff -- format text
sdate -- set date and time
tap -- manipulate DECtape
tm -- provide time information
un -- undefined symbols
Top 10 most popular 50 year old commands !
1 10108 ls
2 2847 find
3 1985 rm
4 1482 mv
5 887 cat
6 649 for
7 544 mkdir
8 341 cp
9 280 rmdir
10 202 df
Comment #1 posted on 2021-11-24T15:52:56Z by monochromec
Great show - this of course is an ugly mirror showing exactly how time flies and how we have been getting old ever since...
Comment #2 posted on 2022-01-07T12:44:28Z by wynaut
thanks great show
agree with prev comment, listener who just turned 51 :)
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