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GNU Core Utilities Alternatives

GNU Core Utilities is described as 'The GNU Core Utilities or coreutils is a package of GNU software containing many of the basic tools, such as cat, ls, and rm, needed for Unix-like operating systems' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are seven alternatives to GNU Core Utilities for Linux, Android, Mac, Windows and BSD. The best alternative is GParted, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GNU Core Utilities are GNOME Disks, BusyBox, GNU Parted and Toybox (Linux command line utilities).

GNU Core Utilities alternatives are mainly Partition Managers but may also be Disk Cloning Tools or Disk Imaging Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GNU Core Utilities.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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  1. GParted is a GTK+ frontend to GNU Parted and the official GNOME Partition Editor application. It is used for creating, deleting, resizing, moving, checking and copying partitions, and the file systems on them.

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  2. Also known as palimpsest, gnome-disk-utility provides libraries and applications for dealing with storage devices.

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    BusyBox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD

    BusyBox is a single binary that provides several stripped-down Unix tools in a single executable. It runs in a variety of POSIX environments such as Linux, Android, FreeBSD and others. It was specifically created for embedded operating systems with very limited resources.

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    GNU Parted

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    GNU Parted manipulates partition tables. This is useful for creating space for new operating systems, reorganizing disk usage, copying data on hard disks and disk imaging.

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  5. Toybox (Linux command line utilities)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Android

    Toybox combines common Linux command line utilities together into a single BSD-licensed executable that's simple, small, fast, reasonably standards-compliant, and powerful enough to turn Android into a development environment.

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  6. ptime

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    ptime will run any specified command and parameters, and measure the execution time (run time) in seconds, accurate to 5 millisecond or better. It is an automatic process timer, or program timer used for benchmark purposes.

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    ptime is a windows program that accurately measure program execution time.

    Core Utilities are the basic file, shell and text manipulation utilities for unix like systems.

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    RustyBox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    RustyBox is a free-range, non-GMO fork of BusyBox written entirely in Rust. It includes all your favorite commands like ls, mount, and top, but without a single line of C code!

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