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there are many GUI -> CLI utils from Apple
Authored by: finne on Jun 18, '03 09:32:23AM

If you look in /usr/sbin/ a couple of utils already stand out because of their name:

AppleFileServer
AppleSystemProfiler
DirectoryService
PasswordService
installer
softwareupdate
am-eject
nvram
system_profiler
appletalk
asr
bootparamd
disktool
screencapture
diskutil

You can find out what they do by looking at their man pages or running them (not as root obviously)



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there are many GUI -> CLI utils from Apple
Authored by: krishna on Nov 10, '04 09:19:57PM

Some of these don't have man pages. Notably (for me):

opendiff - run the cocoa diff utility on two files
scselect - select network location
disktool - I'm sure this does something handy



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