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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.

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

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

FreeBSD 4.10                   January 15, 1991                   FreeBSD 4.10

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