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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
     The apropos utility searches a set of database files containing short
     descriptions of system commands for keywords and displays the result on
     the standard output.  The whatis utility displays only complete word
     matches.

     The 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 11.0-PRERELEASE        January 15, 1991        FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE

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