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Chapter 17. Troubleshooting Software Ins... > Recommended Command-Line Software In...

Recommended Command-Line Software Installations

As we've mentioned several times previously, there are thousands of freely available Unix programs that can be downloaded as source and compiled for your machine. We've included a small sample of these in this section—some that we've used in this book, and some that are simply useful utilities to have available. If you browse the FTP sites and Web directories where you can find these sources, you'll discover many more programs that might be of interest.

libtermcap

For some reason, Apple has not included a copy of libtermcap.a with OS X. This resource is required by programs so that they can look up, and make use of, the differing screen format controls that different types of terminals provide.


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