ODOC: man

Sunday, October 30, 2005

This is my first post of One Day One Command (ODOC) series. I hope this series will help other newbies to learn GNU/Linux the right way (through Shell)

man - Format and display the 'man'ual pages.

Summary :

Most of the Linux commands come with a specially formatted manuals, which explains "how to use the command and list options etc..". 'man' is used to view the manual page.
This command has a number of useful options like -f, -k, -K, ...

Usage:
$ man command
You can also try
$ man man
to read the manual of man.

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