Section 5: File Formats

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Section index

A

access(5)
Postfix SMTP server access table
access.conf(5)
the login access control table file
acct(5)
process accounting file
acl(5)
Access Control Lists
adduser.conf(5)
configuration file for adduser(8) and addgroup(8) .
aliases(5)
Postfix local alias database format
anacrontab(5)
configuration file for anacron
apt.conf(5)
Configuration file for APT
apt_preferences(5)
Preference control file for APT
authorized_keys(5)
OpenSSH SSH daemon

B

binfmt.d(5)
Configure additional binary formats for executables at...
body_checks(5)
Postfix built-in content inspection
bootchart.conf(5)
Boot performance analysis graphing tool configuration ...
bounce(5)
Postfix bounce message template format

C

canonical(5)
Postfix canonical table format
capability.conf(5)
configuration file for the pam_cap module
charmap(5)
character set description file
cidr_table(5)
format of Postfix CIDR tables
Compose(5)
X client mappings for multi-key input sequences
config(5ssl)
OpenSSL CONF library configuration files
core(5)
core dump file
crontab(5)
tables for driving cron

D

davfs2.conf(5)
Configuration file for mount.davfs
deb(5)
Debian binary package format
deb-control(5)
Debian packages' master control file format
deb-extra-override(5)
Debian archive extra override file
deb-old(5)
old style Debian binary package format
deb-origin(5)
Vendor-specific information files
deb-override(5)
Debian archive override file
deb-shlibs(5)
Debian shared library information file
deb-split(5)
Debian multi-part binary package format
deb-src-control(5)
Debian source packages' master control file format
deb-substvars(5)
Debian source substitution variables
deb-symbols(5)
Debian's extended shared library information file
deb-triggers(5)
package triggers
deb-version(5)
Debian package version number format
deluser.conf(5)
configuration file for deluser(8) and delgroup(8) .
depmod.d(5)
Configuration directory for depmod
dhclient.conf(5)
DHCP client configuration file
dhclient.leases(5)
DHCP client lease database
dhcp-eval(5)
ISC DHCP conditional evaluation
dhcp-options(5)
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol options
dhcp6c.conf(5)
DHCPv6 client configuration file
dir_colors(5)
configuration file for dircolors(1)
dpkg.cfg(5)
dpkg configuration file
dselect.cfg(5)
dselect configuration file

E

e2fsck.conf(5)
Configuration file for e2fsck
elf(5)
format of Executable and Linking Format (ELF) files
ethers(5)
Ethernet address to IP number database
ext2(5)
the second extended file system
ext3(5)
the second extended file system
ext4(5)
the fourth extended file system

F

faillog(5)
login failure logging file
filesystems(5)
Linux filesystem types: minix, ext, ext2, ext3, ext4, ...
fonts-conf(5)
Font configuration files
fs(5)
Linux filesystem types: minix, ext, ext2, ext3, ext4, ...
fstab(5)
static information about the filesystems

G

gai.conf(5)
getaddrinfo(3) configuration file
generic(5)
Postfix generic table format
group(5)
user group file
group.conf(5)
configuration file for the pam_group module
gshadow(5)
shadowed group file

H

halt(5)
variables that affect the behavior of the shutdown scr...
hdparm.conf(5)
Debian configuration file for hdparm
header_checks(5)
Postfix built-in content inspection
host.conf(5)
resolver configuration file
hostname(5)
Local hostname configuration file
hosts(5)
static table lookup for hostnames
hosts.allow(5)
format of host access control files
hosts.deny(5)
format of host access control files
hosts.equiv(5)
list of hosts and users that are granted "trusted" r c...
hosts_access(5)
format of host access control files
hosts_options(5)
host access control language extensions
hwclock(5)
variables that affect the behaviour of the hwclock boo...

I

inetd.conf(5)
internet "super-server"
info(5)
readable online documentation
init-d-script(5)
interpreter for short and simple init.d scripts.
initramfs.conf(5)
configuration file for mkinitramfs
interface-order(5)
resolvconf configuration file
interfaces(5)
network interface configuration for ifup and ifdown
intro(5)
introduction to file formats
ipc(5)
System V interprocess communication mechanisms
issue(5)
prelogin message and identification file

J

journald.conf(5)
Journal service configuration file

K

keymaps(5)
keyboard table descriptions for loadkeys and dumpkeys

L

ldap.conf(5)
LDAP configuration file/environment variables
ldap_table(5)
Postfix LDAP client configuration
ldif(5)
LDAP Data Interchange Format
libao.conf(5)
configuration for libao.
libaudit.conf(5)
libaudit configuration file
lilo.conf(5)
configuration file for lilo
limits.conf(5)
configuration file for the pam_limits module
lmdb_table(5)
Postfix LMDB adapter
locale(5)
describes a locale definition file
locale.conf(5)
Configuration file for locale settings
locale.gen(5)
Configuration file for locale-gen
localtime(5)
Local timezone configuration file
login.defs(5)
shadow password suite configuration
logind.conf(5)
Login manager configuration file
logrotate.conf(5)
rotates, compresses, and mails system logs

M

machine-id(5)
Local machine ID configuration file
machine-info(5)
Local machine information file
magic(5)
file command's magic pattern file
mailcap(5)
metamail capabilities file
mailcap.order(5)
the mailcap ordering specifications
maildir(5)
E-mail directory
maildir.courier(5)
E-mail directory
mailname(5)
the visible mail name of the system
manpath(5)
format of the /etc/manpath.config file
master(5)
Postfix master process configuration file format
mbox(5)
Format for mail message storage.
memcache_table(5)
Postfix memcache client configuration
mib2c.conf(5)
How to write mib2c.conf files to do ANYTHING based on ...
mke2fs.conf(5)
Configuration file for mke2fs
mlocate.db(5)
a mlocate database
mmdf(5)
Multi-channel Memorandum Distribution Facility mailbox...
modprobe.d(5)
Configuration directory for modprobe
modules(5)
kernel modules to load at boot time
modules-load.d(5)
Configure kernel modules to load at boot
modules.dep(5)
Module dependency information
modules.dep.bin(5)
Module dependency information
moduli(5)
Diffie-Hellman moduli
motd(5)
message of the day
mtools(5)
mtools configuration files
mtools.conf(5)
mtools configuration files
mu-bookmarks(5)
file with bookmarks (shortcuts) for mu search expressions
muttrc(5)
Configuration file for the Mutt Mail User Agent
muttrc-org(5)
Configuration file for the Mutt Mail User Agent
mysql_table(5)
Postfix MySQL client configuration

N

namespace.conf(5)
the namespace configuration file
netconfig(5)
network configuration data base
netrc(5)
user configuration for ftp
networks(5)
network name information
nisplus_table(5)
Postfix NIS+ client
nologin(5)
prevent unprivileged users from logging into the system
nss(5)
Name Service Switch configuration file
nsswitch.conf(5)
Name Service Switch configuration file
numa_maps(5)
overview of Non-Uniform Memory Architecture

O

os-release(5)
Operating system identification

P

pam(5)
portable arbitrary map file format
pam.conf(5)
PAM configuration files
pam.d(5)
PAM configuration files
pam_env.conf(5)
the environment variables config file
pandoc_markdown(5)
markdown syntax for pandoc(1)
papersize(5)
specify preferred paper size
passwd(5)
the password file
pbm(5)
portable bitmap file format
pbmtoplot(1)
convert a portable bitmap into a Unix plot(5) file
pcre_table(5)
format of Postfix PCRE tables
pgm(5)
portable graymap file format
pgsql_table(5)
Postfix PostgreSQL client configuration
pnm(5)
portable anymap file format
postconf(5)
Postfix configuration parameters
postfix-wrapper(5)
Postfix multi-instance API
ppm(5)
portable pixmap file format
proc(5)
process information pseudo-filesystem
procfs(5)
process information pseudo-filesystem
procmailex(5)
procmail rcfile examples
procmailrc(5)
procmail rcfile
procmailsc(5)
procmail weighted scoring technique
protocols(5)
protocols definition file

R

rcS(5)
variables that affect the behavior of boot scripts
regexp_table(5)
format of Postfix regular expression tables
relocated(5)
Postfix relocated table format
repertoiremap(5)
map symbolic character names to Unicode code points
resolv.conf(5)
resolver configuration file
resolved.conf(5)
Network Name Resolution configuration file
resolver(5)
resolver configuration file
rpc(5)
RPC program number data base
rsyncd.conf(5)
configuration file for rsync in daemon mode

S

sane-abaton(5)
SANE backend for Abaton flatbed scanners
sane-agfafocus(5)
SANE backend for AGFA Focus flatbed scanners
sane-apple(5)
SANE backend for Apple flatbed scanners
sane-artec(5)
SANE backend for Artec flatbed scanners
sane-artec_eplus48u(5)
SANE backend for the scanner Artec E+ 48U and re-ba...
sane-as6e(5)
SANE backend for using the Artec AS6E parallel port in...
sane-avision(5)
SANE backend for original Avision and Avision OEM scan...
sane-bh(5)
SANE backend for Bell+Howell Copiscan II series docume...
sane-canon(5)
SANE backend for Canon SCSI scanners
sane-canon630u(5)
SANE backend for the Canon 630u USB flatbed scanner
sane-canon_dr(5)
SANE backend for Canon DR-series scanners
sane-canon_pp(5)
SANE backend for Canon CanoScan Parallel Port flatbed ...
sane-cardscan(5)
SANE backend for Corex CardScan usb scanners
sane-coolscan(5)
SANE backend for Nikon film-scanners
sane-coolscan2(5)
SANE backend for Nikon Coolscan film scanners
sane-coolscan3(5)
SANE backend for Nikon Coolscan film scanners
sane-dc210(5)
SANE backend for Kodak DC210 Digital Camera
sane-dc240(5)
SANE backend for Kodak DC240 Digital Camera
sane-dc25(5)
SANE backend for Kodak DC20/DC25 Digital Cameras
sane-dmc(5)
SANE backend for the Polaroid Digital Microscope Camera
sane-epjitsu(5)
SANE backend for Epson-based Fujitsu USB scanners.
sane-epson(5)
SANE backend for EPSON scanners
sane-epson2(5)
SANE backend for EPSON scanners
sane-fujitsu(5)
SANE backend for Fujitsu flatbed and ADF scanners
sane-genesys(5)
SANE backend for GL646, GL841, GL843, GL847 and GL124 ...
sane-geniusvp2(5)
SANE backend for Genius ColorPage-Vivid Pro II (PP) sc...
sane-gphoto2(5)
SANE backend for gphoto2 supported cameras
sane-gt68xx(5)
SANE backend for GT-68XX based USB flatbed scanners
sane-hp(5)
SANE backend for HP ScanJet scanners
sane-hp3500(5)
SANE backend for Hewlett-Packard ScanJet 3500 series s...
sane-hp3900(5)
SANE backend for RTS8822 chipset based scanners
sane-hp4200(5)
SANE backend for Hewlett-Packard 4200 scanners
sane-hp5400(5)
SANE backend for Hewlett-Packard 54XX scanners
sane-hp5590(5)
SANE backend for Hewlett-Packard 4500C/4570C/5500C/555...
sane-hpljm1005(5)
SANE backend for Hewlett-Packard LaserJet M1005 MFP Sc...
sane-hpsj5s(5)
SANE backend for HP ScanJet 5S sheet-fed scanner
sane-hs2p(5)
SANE backend for Ricoh SCSI flatbed/ADF scanners
sane-ibm(5)
SANE backend for IBM and Ricoh SCSI flatbed scanners
sane-kodak(5)
SANE backend for big Kodak flatbed and ADF scanners
sane-kodakaio(5)
SANE backend for Kodak aio printer / scanners
sane-kvs1025(5)
SANE backend for Panasonic KV-S102xC USB ADF scanners.
sane-kvs20xx(5)
SANE backend for Panasonic KV-S20xxC USB/SCSI ADF scan...
sane-kvs40xx(5)
SANE backend for Panasonic KV-S40xxC USB/SCSI ADF scan...
sane-leo(5)
SANE backend for LEO Technologies scanners
sane-lexmark(5)
SANE backend for Lexmark X1100/X1200 Series scanners
sane-ma1509(5)
SANE backend for Mustek BearPaw 1200F USB scanner
sane-magicolor(5)
SANE backend for KONICA MINOLTA magicolor scanners
sane-matsushita(5)
SANE backend for Panasonic KV-SS high speed scanners
sane-microtek(5)
SANE backend for Microtek scanners
sane-microtek2(5)
SANE backend for Microtek scanners with SCSI-2 command...
sane-mustek(5)
SANE backend for Mustek SCSI flatbed scanners (and som...
sane-mustek_pp(5)
SANE backend for Mustek parallel port flatbed scanners
sane-mustek_usb(5)
SANE backend for Mustek USB flatbed scanners
sane-mustek_usb2(5)
SANE backend for SQ113 based USB flatbed scanners
sane-nec(5)
SANE backend for NEC scanners
sane-net(5)
SANE network backend
sane-niash(5)
SANE backend for scanners based on the NIASH chipset.
sane-p5(5)
SANE backend for the Primax PagePartner
sane-pie(5)
SANE backend for PIE, Devcom and AdLib SCSI flatbed sc...
sane-pixma(5)
SANE backend for Canon Multi-Function Printers and Can...
sane-plustek(5)
SANE backend for LM983[1/2/3] based USB flatbed scanners
sane-plustek_pp(5)
SANE backend for Plustek parallel port flatbed scanners
sane-qcam(5)
SANE backend for Connectix QuickCam cameras
sane-ricoh(5)
SANE backend for Ricoh flatbed scanners
sane-rts8891(5)
SANE backend for rts8891 based scanners
sane-s9036(5)
SANE backend for Siemens 9036 flatbed scanners
sane-sceptre(5)
SANE backend for SCEPTRE scanners
sane-scsi(5)
SCSI adapter tips for scanners
sane-sharp(5)
SANE backend for SHARP scanners
sane-sm3600(5)
SANE backend for Microtek scanners with M011 USB chip
sane-sm3840(5)
SANE backend for Microtek scanners with SCAN08 USB chip
sane-snapscan(5)
SANE backend for AGFA SnapScan flatbed scanners
sane-sp15c(5)
SANE backend for Fujitsu ScanPartner 15C flatbed scanner
sane-st400(5)
SANE backend for Siemens ST/Highscan flatbed scanners
sane-stv680(5)
SANE backend for STV680 camera's
sane-tamarack(5)
SANE backend for Tamarack flatbed scanners
sane-teco1(5)
SANE backend for TECO / RELISYS scanners
sane-teco2(5)
SANE backend for TECO / RELISYS scanners
sane-teco3(5)
SANE backend for TECO / RELISYS scanners
sane-test(5)
SANE backend for testing frontends
sane-u12(5)
SANE backend for Plustek USB flatbed scanners, based o...
sane-umax(5)
SANE backend for UMAX scanners
sane-umax1220u(5)
SANE backend for the UMAX Astra 1220U and similar scan...
sane-umax_pp(5)
SANE backend for Umax Astra parallel port flatbed scan...
sane-usb(5)
USB configuration tips for SANE
sane-v4l(5)
SANE interface for Video for Linux API
sane-xerox_mfp(5)
SANE backend for Xerox Phaser 3200MFP device
securetty(5)
file which lists terminals from which root can log in
semanage.conf(5)
global configuration file for the SELinux Management l...
sepermit.conf(5)
configuration file for the pam_sepermit module
services(5)
Internet network services list
shadow(5)
shadowed password file
shells(5)
pathnames of valid login shells
slabinfo(5)
kernel slab allocator statistics
snmp.conf(5)
configuration files for the Net-SNMP applications
snmp_config(5)
handling of Net-SNMP configuration files
snmpd.examples(5)
example configuration for the Net-SNMP agent
snmpd.internal(5)
internal configuration of the Net-SNMP agent
socketmap_table(5)
Postfix socketmap table lookup client
sources.list(5)
List of configured APT data sources
sqlite_table(5)
Postfix SQLite configuration
ssh_config(5)
OpenSSH SSH client configuration files
sshd_config(5)
OpenSSH SSH daemon configuration file
subgid(5)
the subordinate gid file
subuid(5)
the subordinate uid file
sudo.conf(5)
configuration for sudo front end
sudoers(5)
default sudo security policy plugin
sysctl.conf(5)
sysctl preload/configuration file
sysctl.d(5)
Configure kernel parameters at boot
systemd-sleep.conf(5)
Suspend and hibernation configuration file
systemd-system.conf(5)
System and session service manager configuration file
systemd-user.conf(5)
System and session service manager configuration file
systemd.automount(5)
Automount unit configuration
systemd.device(5)
Device unit configuration
systemd.exec(5)
Execution environment configuration
systemd.kill(5)
Process killing procedure configuration
systemd.link(5)
Network device configuration
systemd.mount(5)
Mount unit configuration
systemd.netdev(5)
Virtual Network Device configuration
systemd.network(5)
Network configuration
systemd.path(5)
Path unit configuration
systemd.preset(5)
Service enablement presets
systemd.resource-control(5)
Resource control unit settings
systemd.scope(5)
Scope unit configuration
systemd.service(5)
Service unit configuration
systemd.slice(5)
Slice unit configuration
systemd.snapshot(5)
Snapshot unit configuration
systemd.socket(5)
Socket unit configuration
systemd.swap(5)
Swap unit configuration
systemd.target(5)
Target unit configuration
systemd.timer(5)
Timer unit configuration
systemd.unit(5)
Unit configuration
sysusers.d(5)
Declarative allocation of system users and groups

T

tcp_table(5)
Postfix client/server table lookup protocol
term(5)
format of compiled term file.
termcap(5)
terminal capability database
terminal-colors.d(5)
Configure output colorization for various utilities
terminfo(5)
terminal capability data base
texinfo(5)
software documentation system
time.conf(5)
configuration file for the pam_time module
tmpfiles.d(5)
Configuration for creation, deletion and cleaning of v...
tmpfs(5)
variables that configure tmpfs filesystems mounted dur...
transport(5)
Postfix transport table format
ts.conf(5)
Configuration file for tslib, controlling touch screen...
tzfile(5)
timezone information

U

ucf.conf(5)
site-wide configuration file for ucf
update-initramfs.conf(5)
configuration file for update-initramfs
updatedb.conf(5)
a configuration file for updatedb(8)
upgrade-system.conf(5)
Configuration file for upgrade-system (8)
user-dirs.conf(5)
configuration for xdg-user-dirs-update
user-dirs.defaults(5)
default settings for XDG user dirs
user-dirs.dirs(5)
settings for XDG user dirs
utmp(5)
login records
utmpx(5)
login records
uuencode(5)
format of an encoded uuencode file

V

variables(5)
Format of specifying variable names to SNMP tools.
virtual(5)
Postfix virtual alias table format

W

whois.conf(5)
alternative WHOIS servers list for whois client
wtmp(5)
login records

X

x509v3_config(5ssl)
X509 V3 certificate extension configuration format
XCompose(5)
X client mappings for multi-key input sequences
Xsession(5)
initialize X session
Xsession.options(5)
configuration options for Xsession (5)
Xwrapper.config(5)
configuration options for X server wrapper

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