Speaking UNIX, Man oh man

A guide to the UNIX man pages system

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Martin Streicher

Date archived: February 24, 2017 | First published: July 28, 2009

UNIX® has hundreds if not thousands of commands, and it's impossible to remember every option and nuance. But, happily, you don't have to: man, UNIX's built-in, online reference system, is man's best friend.

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