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man Displays online manual pages.
man [-achw] [-C <file>] [-M <path>] [-m <path>] [<section>] <name1>
<name2> ...

man [-M <path>] [-m <path>] -k <keyword1>
								<keyword2> ...

-a Displays all the manual pages for a specified section and name combination. (Default is to display only the first page found.)
-c Copies the manual page to the standard output instead of using more(1) for pagination.
-h Displays on the SYNOPSIS lines of the requested manual pages.
-w Lists the pathnames of manual pages that would be displayed for the specified section and name combination.
-C <file> Uses the specified file instead of the default configuration file. This allows users to configure their own manual environment. See man.conf(5) for more details.
-M <path> Overrides the list of standard directories where man searches for manual pages. The path specified must be a colon-separated list of directories. The search path may also be specified by the MANPATH environment variable.
-m <path> Adds to the list of standard search directories. The path specified must be a colon-separated list of directories. These directories are searched before the standard list or directories specified by -M or MANPATH.
-k <keyword> Displays a list of manual pages that contain the <keyword>.
The optional <section> argument restricts man's search to the specified section.



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