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APROPOS(1)              FreeBSD General Commands Manual             APROPOS(1)

NAME
     apropos, whatis -- search the whatis database

SYNOPSIS
     apropos keyword ...
     whatis keyword ...

DESCRIPTION
     apropos searches a set of database files containing short descriptions of
     system commands for keywords and displays the result on the standard out-
     put.  whatis displays only complete word matches.

     keyword really is an extended regular expression, please read grep(1)
     manual page for more information about its format.

ENVIRONMENT
     PATH, MANPATH, MANLOCALES
            Used in finding the whatis database files.  See manpath(1).

     PAGER  Command used to page the output.  The default is more -s.

EXIT STATUS
     The apropos utility exits 0 on success, and 1 if no keyword matched.

SEE ALSO
     grep(1), makewhatis(1), man(1)

FreeBSD 6.2                    January 15, 1991                    FreeBSD 6.2

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