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The core utils package provides many essential linux binaries:

Binary nameBinary function
/bin/basenameRemove leading directory components from a given directory listing.
/bin/catUsed to concatenate files and print them to stdout.
/bin/chgrpUsed to change group ownership
/bin/chownChange file ownership and group membership
/bin/lnCreate hard and symbolic links between different files.
/bin/lsList files and directories on the filesystem
/bin/mkdirCreate a new, empty directory
/bin/mvMove a file to a different location on the filesystem.
/bin/pwdOutput the Present Working Directory.
/bin/rmRemove a file, directory, etc. from the filesystem.
/bin/rmdirRemove a directory from the filesystem.
/bin/touchCreate an empty file on the filesystem.