whatisSection: User Commands (1)
Updated: September 19, 2005
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NAMEwhatis - search the whatis database for complete words.
SYNOPSISwhatis keyword ...
DESCRIPTIONwhatis searches a set of database files containing short descriptions of system commands for keywords and displays the result on the standard output. Only complete word matches are displayed.
AUTHORJohn 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> is the current maintainer.
SEE ALSOapropos(1), man(1).