whatis



whatis(1)                                                            whatis(1)




NAME

       whatis - search the whatis database for complete words.


SYNOPSIS

       whatis keyword ...


DESCRIPTION

       whatis  searches  a set of database files containing short descriptions
       of system commands for keywords and displays the result on the standard
       output.  Only complete word matches are displayed.

       The  whatis database is created using the command /usr/sbin/makewhatis.


SEE ALSO

       apropos(1), man(1).



                                  Jan 5, 1991                        whatis(1)

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