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apropos

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: September 19, 2005
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NAME

apropos - search the whatis database for strings  

SYNOPSIS

apropos keyword ...  

DESCRIPTION

apropos searches a set of database files containing short descriptions of system commands for keywords and displays the result on the standard output.  

AUTHOR

John W. Eaton was the original author of man. Zeyd M. Ben-Halim released man 1.2, and Andries Brouwer followed up with versions 1.3 thru 1.5p. Federico Lucifredi <flucifredi@acm.org> is the current maintainer.  

SEE ALSO

whatis(1), man(1).


 

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