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How to see help pages for commands

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Posted 07 May 2004 - 11:59 AM

If you would like to see a help page for a particular command then you would use the man program. This program will display the help file for the particular command you use as the argument.

For example to see the help file for the df command you would type:

man df

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Posted 07 May 2004 - 04:53 PM

Good tip... also if you need help with man try
man man


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