slave - a semi-interactive interactive command for the
slave [ command ]
The purpose of the slave command is to do all those small
things around the computer that one never finds the time
One typical use for the slave command is to change the
toner in one's laser printer. The interface for the slave
command is kept simple, mainly to keep down the complexity
of the internal parser.
-f Send a rapid succession of SIHUPs to slave, mainly
used when one needs to blow off a little steam.
Almost any phrase in pidgin English is acceptable input to
the slave program, but care should be taken to keep gram
matical structure on an easy level, so not to confuse the
This program violates many standards and ethics, most
notably the UN's Human Rights (as if they were extendable
This man page is written by Ingvar Mattsson, 1996, in an
effort to extend the alt.sysadmin.recovery collection of
4th Berkeley DistributionRelease 0.01 alpha slave(1)
By Olli's man-to-html utility, Sat Jan 19 19:57:40 CET 2002.