From: Gavin McCullagh (gavin at domain fiachra.ucd.ie)
Date: Thu 27 Sep 2001 - 12:36:30 IST
On Thu, 27 Sep 2001, Ken Guest wrote:
> On Thu, 2001-09-27 at 10:36, Wynne, Conor wrote:
> 2 words for you:
> man & apropos
1 word (with a letter)
man (with the -k switch for searching).
In fairness, one of the major skills in linux or any UNIX is being able to
find/read documentation such as man pages. You only learn this by doing
it. *You* will end up *worse* off if you become dependant on people telling
you the syntax.
Admittedly man pages are not easy to read at first, but it's just a bit of
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