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Old 02-23-2004, 05:01 AM   #1
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Source Code help

I am a new Linux user. I would like to know which directory contains the source code of linux. I am actually searching the source codes for the various utilities like "ls" "login" whcih are present in the /bin directory. Please help.

Old 02-23-2004, 05:10 AM   #2
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Most of the small utilities on Linux systems come from the GNU project since what people usually refer to as "Linux" or "GNU/Linux" is actually the GNU OS with a Linux kernel. ls is part of the GNU fileutils package, and another package which provides a lot of the expected functionality in a UNIX type system is provided by the coreutils package.



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