Format and display manual pages. - man

Format and display manual pages. More information: man - manned.org.

  • Display the man page for a command:

man {{command}}

  • Display the man page for a command from section 7:

man {{7}} {{command}}

  • List all available sections for a command:

man --whatis {{command}}

  • Display the path searched for manpages:

man --path

  • Display the location of a manpage rather than the manpage itself:

man --where {{command}}

  • Display the man page using a specific locale:

man --locale={{locale}} {{command}}

  • Search for manpages containing a search string:

man --apropos "{{search_string}}"