The GNU Core Utilities are the basic file, shell and text manipulation utilities of the GNU operating system. Previously these utilities were offered as three individual sets of GNU utilities, Fileutils, Shellutils, and Textutils. Those three have been combined into a single set of utilities called Coreutils.
These are the core utilities which are expected to exist on every node of the infrastructure---the module is available because of advanced functionality of the latest version (e.g., parallel processing by the
The Coreutils are available in the version 8.20 via module
Load the module ("
module add coreutils-8.20") and run the desired program (e.g.,
The documentation is available on-line or locally via the
man utility (e.g.,